Marina Chamasyan's performances have been described as “Most impressive at every level, both technically and interpretively” (James Altena, Fanfare) “Passionate and intelligent” (Tim Page) “Mature artist playing with sobriety, care, and feeling” (Huntley Dent). Chamasyan has received wonderful reviews for her masterful playing, and has performed in Europe, Middle East, Asia and the United States.
She was educated in her native Armenia, the Netherlands and in the United States under Claude Frank, Willem Brons and Vladimir Trop. Her international exposure contributed to her versatility, sensitivity and rich palette. She holds master degree from Amsterdam Conservatory and a Doctorate degrees from The Catholic University of America. Chamasyan is a winner of Ravel Award at Ibla Grand Prize International Competition in Sicily and is a recipient of Gilmore Music Festival Fellowship Award. Chamasyan served as a teaching artist at the University of Utrecht, The Wolf Trap Performing Arts and Levine Music. Chamasyan’s performances were broadcasted on radio and television, among notable ones are the National Radio 4 Classik in the Netherlands and the Voice of America. Marina performed in major concert halls in the United States including the Wolf Trap, the Strathmore and the Carnegie Weill Hall in New York. Marina’s debut CD of complete Schubert Impromptus was released in 2014 to a critical acclaim.