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      About Karine Muradyan

      Karine Muradyan
      Karine Muradyan
      Music Teacher, Master
      Location: Germantown, MD
      Speaks: English
      Instructs: Music Theory, Piano
      Education: Karine's musical journey commenced in the specialized English High School Khachik Dashtents No 114 in Yerevan. She obtained a Music Diploma from the renowned Spendiarian Music School and pursued her Bachelor of Arts in Teaching at the Music College of Romanos Melikian. Her commitment to excellence led her to achieve a Master of Arts in Teaching Piano, Performance, Accompanist, and Soloist of Chamber Orchestra from the State Conservatory of Komitas.
      Teaching Philosophy: Karine's teaching philosophy centers on fostering a love and understanding of music in her students, beginning from the age of 5 to adults. While open to various genres, she emphasizes the foundational importance of classical music, believing it provides the building blocks for musical exploration. Karine's holistic approach incorporates discussions on composers, instrumental music, opera, ballet, and the intersection of music and art.

      Get to know Karine Muradyan

      Biography of Karine Muradyan:

      Introduction:

      Karine Muradyan, a dedicated Piano Teacher, Pianist, and Organist, hails from the culturally rich city of Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. Fluent in English, Armenian, and Russian, Karine has crafted a multifaceted career spanning over four decades, marked by her passion for music education, performance, and artistic expression.

      Education:

      Karine's musical journey commenced in the specialized English High School Khachik Dashtents No 114 in Yerevan. She obtained a Music Diploma from the renowned Spendiarian Music School and pursued her Bachelor of Arts in Teaching at the Music College of Romanos Melikian. Her commitment to excellence led her to achieve a Master of Arts in Teaching Piano, Performance, Accompanist, and Soloist of Chamber Orchestra from the State Conservatory of Komitas.

      Professional Certifications:

      Karine's dedication to safety and education is underscored by her certifications from the American Safety and Health Institute in Basic First Aid, CPR, and AED. She further enhanced her preparedness skills through Ayoco Education Services' Emergency and Disaster Preparedness program. As a teacher, she is registered and fingerprinted with the Criminal Justice Information Services. Karine holds a Christian Education and Preaching Certificate from the Center for the Armenia Apostolic Church and serves as a Christian Religion Teacher at Etchmiadzin Monastery St. Gayane in Armenia.

      Memberships:

      Active in the global music community, Karine is a proud member of the Friday Morning Music Club, the Associate Board of the Royal Schools of Music in London, England, and the American College of Musicians.

      Professional Experience:

      Karine's 40+ years of professional experience as a Music teacher, Director of Piano Programs and Auditions, Performance Pianist, and Accompanist spans various countries, including Armenia, Russia, and the United States. As a Jazz singer, she contributed her talents to the Melaman Jazz Band, gracing stages in Armenia and Russia, even appearing on national television. Furthermore, Karine performed in Ellipse Gallery(Arlington, VA), Sumner Museum(Washington, DC), Strathmore Hall(Rockville, MD) Tamilino(Moscow, Russia), and Yerevan, Etchmiadzin Chamber of Orchestra(Yerevan, Armenia).

      In Armenia, Karine contributed significantly to public schools, serving as a Music and Kindergarten teacher for two decades. She held key roles as the Director of Piano Program at the Etchmiadzin School of Armenia, QSI (International Quality School), and the Sayat-Nova Music School. In the United States, Karine has made a significant impact as a piano teacher at institutions such as the North Potomac School of Music, the International School of Music, and The Academy of Fine Arts.

      Karine has served as the Director of Piano Programs and a Piano Teacher at The Alexander School of Music and Music of Arts. Her dedication to education extends to Montessori schools, where she facilitated group music, taught handbell lessons, and produced annual performances with kindergarten students.

      Church Experience:

      In the realm of church music, Karine served as the Organist at St. Sargis Church in Yerevan, Armenia, and held key roles as the Music Director, Choir Conductor, and Organist at Francis Asbury United Methodist Church. Currently, she serves as the Organist at St. Mary Armenian Apostolic Church in Washington, DC.

      Student Accomplishments and Performances:

      Karine takes pride in preparing her students for prestigious exams, including ABRSM, Guild Auditions, and American College of Musicians assessments. Noteworthy performances include venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York City, the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC and Katzen Arts Center in American University.

      Teaching Philosophy:

      Karine's teaching philosophy centers on fostering a love and understanding of music in her students, beginning from the age of 5 to adults. While open to various genres, she emphasizes the foundational importance of classical music, believing it provides the building blocks for musical exploration. Karine's holistic approach incorporates discussions on composers, instrumental music, opera, ballet, and the intersection of music and art.

      In conclusion, Karine Muradyan's life's work revolves around imparting the beauty and harmony of life through the transformative power of music and art. Her dedication, versatility, and unwavering passion continue to inspire students and audiences alike.

       

      Karine Muradyan teaches at:
      21040 Frederick Ave Suite B
      Germantown, MD 20876
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