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By Andi Bourne

Bringing a Sense of Humanity Through Classical Music


Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Pianist Tanya Gabrielian entertained and impressed at Seeley-Swan High School Jan. 17 as a part of the 2VS Concert Series. She will be working with the local students throughout the week as well as performing multiple times in Missoula with her final concert in the area at the Dennison Theatre on Sunday.

SEELEY LAKE – World-renowned classical pianist Tanya Gabrielian tinkled the ivories reaching out to hearts and souls at her concert at Seeley-Swan High School, Jan. 17. While commanding the attention of the audience with her piano mastery, she also drew them in asking those in attendance to take an active role in the experience. She provided background on the pieces and begged questions that took the audience beyond passive listening to promote an emotional connection with it and making it relevant.

Gabrielian started playing piano at age three and violin at age four. "I was forced to pla...

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