School of Music Visiting Artist Series
Music: Vardan Ovsepian is an Armenia-born pianist/composer. He has performed solo, as well as, with artists such as Mick Goodrick, Peter Erskine and Jerry Bergonzi. In addition to teaching at The Musical Suite in Newburyport, MA, Ovsepian performed and taught master classes at Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival, Maine Jazz Camp Towson University, Susquehanna University, Bucknell University, Wheeler School, Estonian Music Academy (Tallinn, Estonia), Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music (Chennai, India), and CalArts. Vardan has released 5 CDs with the “Fresh Sound New Talent” label, plus independent releases of VOCE - Vardan Ovsepian Chamber Ensemble (2006 and 2013). Recent works include a publication of a book “Mirror Exercises”, a release of Peter Erskine New Trio album “In Praise of Shadows” and a duet album "Hand in Hand" with Tatiana Parra. Presently Vardan resides in Los Angeles.