Arsen Ketikyan, Violin 

Armenian born violinist, Arsen Ketikyan, has performed with orchestras and chamber ensembles across Europe, and toured internationally from 2013 to 2018 as the concertmaster and principal violinist of the Shen Yun Performing Arts Orchestra, and associate concertmaster of the Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra.  

From 2011 to 2013 Mr. Ketikyan was violinist with the Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra and concertmaster of the Yerevan State Opera Studio(Armenia), from 2005 to 2013. Arsen was a founding member of the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia, which is currently the State Symphony Orchestra and performed with them as a first violinist from 2005 to 2013. Mr. Ketikyan studied violin pedagogy and performance at the P.I. Tchaikovsky Specialized Secondary Music School and graduated with honors from the Komitas State Conservatory in Yerevan.