Vardan Ovsepian is an Armenia-born pianist/composer whose studies include Yerevan State Conservatory, Estonian Music Academy, Helsinki Jazz Conservatory, and Berklee College of Music.
Performs solo as well as with artists such as Mick Goodrick, Peter Erskine and Jerry Bergonzi.
In addition to teaching at The Musical Suite in Newburyport, MA, performed and taught master classes at Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival, Maine Jazz Camp (ME), Towson University (MD), Susquehanna University (PA), Bucknell University (PA), Wheeler School (RI), Estonian Music Academy (Tallinn, Estonia), Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music (Chennai, India), CalArts (CA).
Vardan has released 5 CDs with “Fresh Sound New Talent” label, plus independent releases of VOCE - Vardan Ovsepian Chamber Ensemble (2006 and 2013). Recent works also include a publication of a book “Mirror Exercises”, a release of Peter Erskine New Trio album “Joy Luck” and several duo/trio albums.
Presently Vardan resides in Los Angeles.