Pianist Artun Miskciyan in Recital

DETROIT — Pianist Artun Miskciyan will give a concert on Saturday, March 29, at 7 p.m., at the Steinway Piano Gallery, 2700 E. Maple Road, Commerce Township.

Miskciyan was born in Turkey in 1995. He started playing the piano at age 6. In 2004 he was accepted to the Mimar Sinan State Conservatory and continued his piano education with Prof. Metin Ulku. In 2008, he participated in the Summer Sonata Program at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Ohio. There, he took a master class from Dr. Sean Schultz. In April 2010, he participated at the Pera International Piano Competition and received the “Best Baroque Interpreter Prize”. That same year, he participated in the National Chopin Piano Competition, which was held in Ankara, Turkey, and received the “Polish Embassy Special Prize”. In 2011, he graduated from Mimar Sinan State Conservatory with honors. To continue his piano education he moved to Canada with his family in 2011. He currently attends the Etobicoke School of the Arts, and is continuing his piano study with Prof. Marietta Orlov at the Young Artists Performance Academy in the Royal Conservatory of Music.

The program will include pieces by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Bartok and Khachaturian.

The concert is sponsored by the Metro Detroit Tekeyan Cultural Association and dedicated to Margaret Benian.

RSVP Diana Alexanian 248-334-3636 Leslie Balian 248-303-4690 Nora Azadian 248-303-7171. Tickets are $15 per person.
A reception will follow the concert.