Art Tsaturian

was born in Baku in the former Soviet Union. He began his musical studies at age eight and earned his Master’s degree in music at the Armenian State Conservatory, where he studied with Hrachyo Bogdanian.

While in Russia, he played in several symphony and chamber orchestras as concertmaster. Tsaturian has performed in nearly every major city of the former Soviet Union, including Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kiev, and Yerevan.

He moved to Seattle, Washington, in 1992 and has appeared with the Seattle Symphony, Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra, Northwest Symphonietta and Bellevue Philharmonic, he currently teaches at the Bellevue Music School. Tsaturian has also appeared with the ‘Seattle Virtuosists’ and recently as part of the trio ‘New World’ held a concert in commemoration of the September 11th ceremony.