Zhanna Saakyan – Violin Instructor
Zhanna Saakyan is a graduate of the Sumgait Musical College in Azerbaijan with degrees in Violin Performance and Music Education.
Zhanna began learning to play the violin at six years old. After graduating from college she performed in a violin ensemble directed by George Bezrukov and toured throughout Europe.
Zhanna taught for 20 years in children’s music schools in Moscow, Russia, teaching children from 4 to 15 years old. Her students have competed in regional competitions and many have become professional musicians.
Throughout her professional life, Zhanna attended master classes with famous violinists, earning certificates in teaching methodology and pedagogy, as well as teaching musical ensembles.