2535 Via Campo Ave, 2535 Via Campo Ame, Montebello CA, 90640

Styles:Classical, Jazz, Folk – Country – Bluegrass, Blues, Kids, World, Other
Levels:Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Experience:12 years
Rate:$50 / hr

Personal Statement

Nona Zakharyan is a graduate of the Tchaikovsky Special Music School for Talented Students.
She then completed her Bachelor and Master’s Degrees with honors at the Komitas State Conservatory (USSR) where she studied with Villy Sargsyan, a renowned performer and pedagogue in the Soviet Union and abroad.

She earned her 2nd Master’s degree in Piano Performance from the University of Wyoming where she subsequently taught piano.
Her teaching technique is based on Russian and American methods of piano performance.
Mrs. Zakharyan has been a prizewinner in several competitions national and international, including 1st Prize in Midland/Odessa Symphony competition in 2003, Grand prize in the Fort-Collins Symphony concerto competition, Colorado in 2004. She appeared as a soloist with Midland/Odessa symphony orchestra, UW Symphony orchestra, Fort Collins Symphony orchestra and also performed solo recitals in Armenia, Russia, Georgia and USA. Nona is much in demand as a soloist and collaborative pianist, and performs regularly.
Mrs. Zakharyan is featured on a compact disc recording of A.Khachaturian piano concerto with Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra which was released in 2004.
She has been teaching piano performance and theory of music for the past 12 years.

Nona Zakharyan