Gayane Mirzoyan, Project Manager
Gayane Mirzoyan was born in Yerevan, Armenia. After the Tchaikovsky Specialised Music School for talented children in her home town she graduated from Komitas State Conservatory in Yerevan and obtained MA with Honour under the supervision of Alexander Kosemyan (Komitas Quartet). Through a one-year Erasmus Program she also attended the Ino Mirkovic Music Academy (Croatia) with Yuri Korchinski (viola) and Kirill Rodin (chamber music). Further, she studied Viola at the University of Music and dramatic Art in Graz, Austria with Christian Euler and Matthias Maurer and String Quartet (Master and Postgraduate Studies 2007-2011) with Stephan Goerner (Carmina Quartet). Now she is in the final stage of her Doctoral Study at the University of Music and dramatic Art in Vienna (MDW) with the dissertation topic the Chamber Music in Armenia and Komitas String quartet. She is a scholarship holder of MDW for her excellent academic success attainment. Her deep interest as well as artistic, scientific and organizational activity is focused on the chamber music (mostly with her string quartet) with the particular target of presentation and popularisation of Armenian chamber music.
Other activities: Jury Assistance for the String Quartet at the International Chamber Music Competition Franz Schubert and Modern Music in Graz, Austria (2017); Project Manager at the International Music Festival in Malta (2018), Project Manager of the Montfort Chamber Orchestra in Feldkirch, Austria (since 2018), Project Manager of Chamber Music series in Austria (since 2010).
Competitions, festivals, master classes : Master classes with Kim Kashkashian, Matthias Maurer, Maria Egelhof, Antonin Moravec, Gevorg Budaghyan, Aram Talalyan.
She took part in numerous International Festivals and competitions, among which Pommersfelden Festival (Germany), Bartók-Seminar und Festival (Hungary), Bled Festival und Master classes (Slovenia), Return Festival (Armenia), European Platform for Young Soloists (Austria), National-Gallery Festival (Armenia), International Orchestra Institute Attergau in Salzburg (under the patronage of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) etc. and she is laureate of the International Music Competition Giovani Talenti (Italy), Komitas Competition-Festival in Berlin (Prize for the best interpretation of Komitas).
Charity project: In 2008 she established her own benefit project, whereby she supports musically talented children and children with special needs of music schools named after A. Ter-Ghevondyan in Yerevan, Armenia.
Gayane has participated in broadcasting and studio recordings and numerous performances worldwide in Armenia and Austria.