June 12: Two Violins and a Piano

June 12 at 7:00 pm Marietta Arakelian, violin I, Tigran Dolukhanyan, violin II, and Arpineh Arakelian, piano

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We are pleased to present this live stream concert with 2021 Chelmsford High School graduate Marietta Arakelian, her teacher, Tigran Dolukhanyan, and her mother, Arpineh Arakelian. It represents an eight year relationship between the Chelmsford Center for the Arts and the Arakelians. Mrs. Arakelian has been a champion of the CCA and of music education, holding her studio recitals at the CCA. Marietta’s graduation is a fitting time to recognize her long time study of violin with Mr. Dolukhanyan. We celebrate these three fine musicians and wish Marietta all the best as she begins college in the fall. Art matters.

This free live stream program is made possible by a grant from the CCA Partners Emerging Artists Fund.

Marietta Arakelian started her music journey playing piano at the age of 4, and then at 9 started violin. She has competed in several competitions for both piano and violin and won two grand prizes at the Rising Talents Festival (piano), and second in the International Sempre Musick Competition (violin). 

Marietta began teaching violin her sophomore year of high school, and will be joining the Umass Lowell orchestra next year as she pursues Electrical Engineering. 

Tigran Dolukhanyan began playing violin at the age of six, and since has performed in numerous
symphony and chamber orchestras, including the Yerevan State Symphony Orchestra (viola), Lowell
Philharmonic Orchestra (violin), Chamber Orchestra of Yerevan State University (violin,
concertmaster), Chamber Orchestra of Yerevan State Theater of Opera and Ballet (violin), Chamber
Orchestra of Moscow State University (violin), Chamber Orchestra of Yerevan State Polytechnic
Institute (viola).
Tigran has taught violin, viola and string/chamber ensembles for more than 20 years to students of
different ages and levels.
He is a graduate of Spendiaryan School of Music in Yerevan, Armenia, and holds an MS and a PhD in

Arpineh Arakelian received a Master’s degree in Piano Performance with Honors from the Armenian University. She completed her PHD in Music Education in 1995.Arpineh was a winner of the All-Soviet Olympiad for Russian Language and History of Art (1989-1990). She created a Music curriculum for Public schools in Armenia, where it is still currently in use on a daily basis. She has appeared as a piano soloist at concert halls of National TV and Radio in Armenia.Arpineh is a piano teacher and music educator with 30 years of experience for students of all ages and levels.

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