Arutyun Piloyan
Armenian Music Ensemble - Violin

Arutyun Piloyan, a native of Armenia, graduated from the Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory and currently is continuing his education as a Master’s student at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of music and a violinist of the VEM ensemble studying with Professor Movses Pogossian.

Arutyun completed his graduate Artist Diploma studies at the Schwob School of Music in the USA as a student of Prof. Sergiu Schwartz. Arutyun’s previous violin teachers in Russia include Nikolay Enyukov, Alvia Vandysheva, Eduard Grach, and Graf Mourja.

A winner in numerous competitions, Arutyun’s success includes First Prizes at competitions for young violinists in Kaspiysk and Makhachkala (Republic of Dagestan), Second Prize at the Renaissance International Komitas Competition (Armenia), Gold Medal at the Fuat Mansurov Competition in Moscow (Russia), First Prize and Gold Medal at the Citta di Pesaro International Violin Competition (Italy), Third Prize winner at the MTNA Competition (USA). Arutyun is also a winner of the Schwob School of Music Concerto Competition 2019. In addition to competitions, Arutyun has also been awarded multiple scholarships among which AGBU Performing Arts Scholarship, Vahan Adjemian Scholarship, and the Atlanta Music Club Competition

Arutyun Piloyan has toured the US, Germany, Italy, Poland, South Korea, Oman, Armenia, and Russia. He appeared as a soloist and performed in some of Russia’s famous concert halls, including the Big, Small, and Rachmaninov halls of the Moscow Conservatory, the Myaskovsky Hall, the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, the Bolshoi Theatre, the Moscow International House of Music, and the St. Petersburg House of Music.

Since 2019 Arutyun has also committed himself to jazz and improvisation. He played at various famous jazz clubs in Moscow and the US. Arutyun has also played a soloist in the Jazz Ensemble at the Schwob School of Music.

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