Author Nuné Melik

Described as an owner of “hands so close to perfection” (Maxim Vengerov), Nuné Melik is an emerging violinist on the international stage. Based in Montreal and New York, the young violinist made her solo debut at the Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall in 2016. As a soloist and chamber musician, Nuné has performed throughout Russia, Canada, the United States, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France and Armenia. She has collaborated with Konstantin Orbelian, Nurhan Arman and David Gilbert. Nuné has also appeared as a soloist with the Sinfonia Toronto, Senior Orchestra of New York and Moscow State Chamber Orchestra. Since 2015, Nuné Melik has held an Artist-in-Residence position in the Miami Chamber Orchestra. Exploring new repertoire since 2010, Nuné advocates and promotes the music of her heritage. A specialist within the music of the Caucasus, she has performed and lectured in venues like Columbia University (New York), Wayne State University (Detroit) and Naregatsi Arts Institute (Erevan). Her upcoming CD titled The Hidden Treasure, recorded at the Yamaha Artist Studio in New York and McGill University, includes the unknown works for violin and piano by Komitas, A. Babadjanian, A.Matchavariani and A. Spendiarian. Nuné has studied in the Moscow State Conservatory and holds her Masters from the University of Montreal. Her teachers include Albert Markov, Vladimir Landsman with occasional advice from Maxim Vengerov, James Ehnes and Shmuel Ashkenasi. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate degree at McGill University with Professor Andrew Wan.