Artyom was born in Yerevan where he began his musical career. He plays the bass and the cello. He is a member of the bands Armenian Navy Band (ANB) with whom he has recorded 5 albums and the Folk-Jazz band Katuner, 2 albums recorded with them as well.
In 1996, he was the winner of the republican competition for violinist and cellists. 10 years later, in 2006, he won a BBC award with the ANB. Artyom also played with bands as guest musician. His feature in the song “Yes Kulam” with the Dorians earned him a Best Song award at the 2010 Armenian Music Awards. In 2010, Artyom moved to LA to takes his career to the next level.
Ever since, he has played with high profile musicians and has had the chance to be recorded for 3 albums with local jazz musicians like Vahagni and Vardan Ovsepyan.
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