Sendi Vartanovi


Born in Tbilisi, Georgia in 1997, Sendi studied piano up to the age of 10 and from the age of 10 has been learning the violin under the honored teacher Victoria Voskanova at Tbilisi Z.Paliashvili Central Music School for Gifted Children. During first 2 years of studying she has achieved a place among the 10 top students and frequently performed at gala concerts. In 2017, Sendi became a student of Tbilisi State Conservatory and in 2019 was principal violin and concertmaster of the Tbilisi Youth Orchestra.
From the age of 16, Sendi started her private violin studio teaching students of different ages.

Winner and the laureate of numerous competitions including First Prize at the American Protégé Competition in  New York with invitation for a solo performance at Carnegie Hall and Georgian Republic of Musician-Performers (2019), Radio festival “Muza,” the first national Eurovision competition “Eurovision Young Musicians,” second international festival “New names” and the Festival and Competition “Musika Sepashvili”, “MAKE WAY FOR THE NEW GENERATION”, from 2012-2018 Sendi took part in international projects in Germany  and Austria, performing in  International Youth Orchestra Academy (IJOA) in Hessen, Hamburg, Selb, Bayreuth, project  “Kammerton” (under Lyudmila von Berg) in Berlin, and gave recitals in  Vienna and Hamburg. 

During June 2019, Sendi performed concerts in New York and Philadelphia, including the stages at Carnegie Hall, Baruch Performing Art Center, and solo concert in The National Opera America Performing Center.
In August -September of the same year she has been chosen as a concertmaster of Mahler 2nd symphony in the opening concert of Tsinandali Festival, concluding the season as a member of “Baroque Festival” with Georgian Sinfonietta.

In 2020, Sendi was accepted by the prestigious Erasmus Exchange Program and fully sponsored to attend Finland’s “Sibelius Academy”, Norway’s “Norwegian Academy of Music”, or Denmark’s “The Royal Academy of Music”; however, after being accepted into Prof. Eduard Schmieder class, she came to Philadelphia to become his student at Temple University, Boyer College of Music and Dance. This is Sendi’s first season in iPalpiti.