YEREVAN, February 11. /ARKA/. Kim Kashkashian, an American violist of Armenian heritage, won an award at the 2013 Grammys.
Kashkashian took the Best Classical Instrumental Solo statue for “Kurtág & Ligeti: Music For Viola.”
Kim Kashkashian was born in Detroit city, Michigan, on 31 August 1952. She graduated from Academy of Music in Philadelphia.
The Grammy-winning Kashkashian has appeared as a viola soloist with major orchestras in New York, Berlin, London, Munich, and Tokyo, per her biography on the website for the New England Conservatory, where she teaches viola.
A Grammy Award an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and some of the awards of more popular interest are presented in a widely viewed televised ceremony. -0-