Carnegie Mellon University

School of Music

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Vahan Sargsyan

Vahan Sargsyan

Artist Lecturer, Chamber Music Coach

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Armenian pianist Vahan Sargsyan graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatoire, under the tutelage of Elza Tandilyan and his father, renowned pianist Villi Sargsyan.

Vahan was named Laureate of the International Piano Competition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and several times he was selected by the Pittsburgh Concert Society as the winner in the solo and chamber music categories. 

Mr. Sargsyan has concertized in Armenia, Georgia, Italy, Russia, Austria, Argentina Brazil, USA and Canada. His recordings are released by the Alanna and Aerophon labels.

He has performed as a soloist with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and in the past few years he has appeared regularly at the orchestra's keyboard. Currently, Mr. Sargsyan is a pianist and chamber music coach at Carnegie Mellon University.