Artist Bio

Jared Blajian, cello

Cellist Jared Blajian has performed as soloist as well as a chamber and orchestral musician on some of the most prominent stages in the world, and continues to engage audiences with a genuine desire to change lives through music. Having received a Bachelor of Music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music under the tutelage of renowned pedagogue Dr. Melissa Kraut, Blajian participated in both the Intensive String Quartet Seminar, with instruction from the Cavani Quartet, and the Advanced Piano Trio Program, under the direction of acclaimed cellist Sharon Robinson. Blajian received his master’s degree from the University of Southern California as a student of cellist Ralph Kirshbaum. He plays on a cello kindly loaned to him through the Maestro Foundation.