Author: Sami Merdinian

Sami Merdinian

Argentinian violinist Sami Merdinian has received worldwide recognition for his outstanding performances as a soloist and chamber musician. He regularly performs throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, South America, the Middle East and Asia. As a chamber musician, Sami received the First Prize and Gold Medal at the New England International Chamber Music Competition, and the First Prize at the Victor Elmaleh Concert Artist Guild Competition as a member of string quintet Sybarite5. He has also received the Rising Star Award by Tiffany & Co., was named Outstanding Artist of the Year by the Argentinian Press, and his performances have been featured on WQXR, NPR, “Spiegenzall” live from the Concertgebouw, Argentinian Classical National Station, South Korean’s KBS and the BBC. Mr. Merdinian is also the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of the New Docta International Music Festival.


Fundación Encuentros

Fundación Encuentros Internacionales de Música Contemporánea 0

Celebrating 50 years since its founding, Fundación Encuentros is an organization devoted to the creation and promotion of contemporary music, especially from Argentina and other countries across Latin America.


Dalí Quartet

Dali Quartet 1

The Dalí Quartet is one of the few U.S.-based string quartets that champion Latin American chamber music. This diverse group of musicians never shy away from sharing the joy of their cultural backgrounds while bringing a dance band groove to their audiences.