Tamara Khachatryan is an Armenian-born violinist and graduate of Arno Babajanyan college. She moved to Syria in 1998 where she met her husband, the violinist Fadi Iskandar. In 2021 they moved to Tucson. She has worked as violinist and music teacher since 1998, both in Syria and the US, and has performed in different countries around the world. She works as a violin and piano teacher at Music and Dance Academy in Tucson and is a 2019 recipient of the Southwest Folklife Alliance Master-Apprentice Artist Award.
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