Liya Melikyan is a graduate pianist from University of Southern California. She has also received her Bachelor’s Degree from USC in piano performance. Over the course of her studies Liya has been a top prize winner of California Association of Professional Music Teachers Honors Audition, CAPMT Romantic Festival and Music Teachers National Association Honors Solo Audition. She has also participated and performed at Summer Festivals held in Seattle, Washington and Lyon, France. She currently teaches piano at La Canada School of Music and maintains her own private studio. As a teacher she is a member of Music Teachers National Association as well as Music Teachers Association of California.