A native of Tbilisi, Georgia, Narine Babadjanian received her Bachelor's Degree from Tbilisi State Conservatory where she majored in Piano Performance and Pedagogy under the guidance of Professor Temur Matureli. A very active performer since a young age, she was an award recipient in numerous competitions including the Competition of Young Performers in Yerevan, Armenia, the Young Performers Competition in Moscow, Russia, and the Young Performers Competition in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Ms. Babajanian has performed in festivals all over the world including the International Music Festival in Moscow, Russia, the Annual Spring Piano Music Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia, the Days of Russian Music in Amsterdam, Holland, the International Chamber Music Festival in Telavy, Georgia, and the Days of Georgian and Russian Music in Yerevan, Armenia. Ms. Babadjanian performed as a soloist with various orchestras throughout Russia, Georgia, and Holland, collaborating with famous conductors such as Djemal Gokieli, Revaz Takidze, Jansug Kakhidze of Georgia and Dmitry Serov of Russia. As a collaborative pianist with her husband, she performed for world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma. She has performed at several local venues including The Boston Conservatory and the Longy School in Cambridge, MA. Since 1998, Narine has devoted her music career to teaching. She was on the faculty of various music schools and colleges, including the Music Studio in Los Angeles, CA, Tbilisi State Conservatory, Georgia, and Tbilisi College of Music, Georgia. She is very happy to add the Dedham School of Music to that list.