Karina Azatyan, vocalist and pianist, extensively collaborates with leading figures of vocal art in United States, Europe and Israel. Ms. Azatyan is a graduate of Manhattan School of Music, Brooklyn College of Music and Jerusalem Rubin Academy of Music and Dance. She has developed original method of coaching singers in Russian language based on knowledge of Italian, German, French and English IPA.
Ms. Azatyan has vast experience in training voices including different ages and levels.
On a stage Ms. Azatyan was heard in concerts with soloists from Bolshoy Theater, New York City Opera, New Israeli Opera, Kirov Opera House, Vienna State Opera House and many others. Among many distinguished artists Ms. Azatyan worked with and for are Oksana Krovytska, Russell Braun, Richard Troxell, Dimitri Kavrakos, Catherine Malfitano, Veronica Villarroel, Arthur Levy, Angela Brown, Dona Vaughn, Rita Shane, Joan Dornemann, Jane Klaviter, Maria Cleva (UK), Dan Ettinger (Israel), Svetlana Sandler (Israel), Robert Cowart, Nico Castel, James M. DeBlasis, Ljuba Kazarnovskaya (Russia), Charlie Ricker, Paolo Montarsolo (Italy), Bruno Rigacci (Italy), John Norris and Marc Verzatt.
Ms. Azatyan was invited to accompany master classes with renowned artists such as Vera Rozsa, Sherrill Milnes, Diana Soviero, Veronica Villarroel, Fedora Barbieri, Licia Albanese, Anna Moffo, Lucine Amara, Lauren Flanigan, Rashel Shulova, Joan Dornemann, Michael Cordovana, Mignon Dunn, Martin Isepp, Martin Katz, Brian Zeger and John Wustman.
Among Ms.Azatyan teachers are musicians such as Warren Jones, Prof. Alexander Tamir, Yelena Kurdina, Prof. Yevgeny Shenderovitch, Prof. Roman Krasnovsky, Yelena Galustova, Yelena Kaminskaya and Prof. Rashel Shulova.
The Berkshire Review for the Arts wrote about the Carnegie Hall concert “…. Karina has a marvelous voice as well….with a distinct quality of her own, a darker timbre which eludes description….we were treated to Karina’s fabulous vocalizing…..”