aredjan Baya Kakouberi, pianist, was born in Tbilisi, Georgia and made her piano debut at the age of eleven.
After graduating from Tbilisi Special School of Music for the Talented
and Gifted, she
entered the Moscow Conservatory
, where she
studies on the Master's and Doctoral levels under the tutelage of famous pianist and professor, Sergei Dorenski and Tchaikovsky Competition Gold Medalist Vladimir Krainev.
has appeared as a soloist with orchestras in Moscow, Georgia, Armenia, Latvia, Italy and the United States.
In 1996, she
was among the "World's Ten Most Distinguished Pianists" chosen by the Palm Beach Invitational Piano Competition.
In the summer of 2000, Ms. Kakouberi was chosen as recipient of the "Most Outstanding and Distinguished Pianist" award in the IBLA International Competition in Italy.
In addition to her
solo recitals, she
has appeared as guest soloist in concerts throughout the US and Europe, including performances at Moscow Conservatory Great Hall, Steinway Hall in New York, Cerritos Center for Performing Arts
in California, As a chamber performer Ms. Kakouberi
debut at Carnegie Weill Recital Hall
in New York in February, 2002.
Noted as an outstanding Chamber Music Artist, Ms. Kakouberi is the Artistic Director of the"Blue Candlelight Music Series" in Dallas Texas, where she enjoys collaboration with internationally renowned artists.
The program started as a venue for Ms. Kakouberi
to introduce her
musician friends from overseas to the American audience.
It now puts on four concerts each year in a mansion living room at the Baron House that seats about 100 people.
The music is broadcast on a classical station in the Dallas area.
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Ms. Kakouberi is the Adjunct piano professor in the Cedar Valley College TX.