Kristina Khodjoian is a classically trained violinist and musicologist. She studied at the Spendiaryan School of Special Music in the class of Professor Edward Margaryan. She then graduated from the Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory, where she studied under many distinguished professors. In 1991, she received a prestigious award, in the Republican contest for cello and violin, named after Avet Gabrielyan and Sargis Aslamazyan. She earned her bachelor’s in musical performance art and her master’s programs in a double major, in the field of musicology and music performance art.
For the last 15 years, she has spent a great deal of her professional life as a teacher of classical music, specializing in teaching young students the violin and music history. Khodjoian taught in Sharp Music Academy and Melody Music International Schools and she was the lead instructor in the strings department. Kristina is a member of Music Teachers’ Association of California.
Kristina believes in the expressive power and moral significance of music. Her hobbies are reading classical literature, philosophy, and spending quality time with her family.