Born in Yerevan, Armenia. From 1961 till 1972 studied at the Tchaikovsky Music School. At 10, gave first recital. In the period of 1972-1977 studied at the Moscow State Conservatory, the class of professor V. Merjanov. Got post-graduate education. At the same time, from 1977 began to teach at the piano department of the Yerevan State Conservatory (Armenia). Participated in the international competitions and festivals: VI Internationaler Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Wettbewerb (1980, First Prize and Golden medal, Germany), Shostakovich International Festival (1981, Germany), J. S. Bach 300th Anniversary Festival (1984, Germany). In 1985 had master classes with students and post-graduates at the Vrotslav Musical Academy (Poland), in 1994-1995 at the Japan Conservatory. In 1992 was a member of the judging committees of the first J. S. Bach International Competition in Saarbruken (Germany), in 1994 and 1996 of the Rachmaninov International Competition (Russia). Had numerous recitals in Germany, France, Canada, Finland, Hungary, Austria, USA, Japan, Poland and in states of former Soviet Union. Gave concerts with conductors F. Manino (Italy), R. van Tristen, (Netherlands), Schtots (Switzerland). Professor of the Yerevan State Conservatory.