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Heghine Rapyan is a honours graduate (diploma with distinction) of the “Komitas” State Conservatory, Yerevan / Armenia. In 2008 she was offered a place for Postgraduate study in “Mozarteum” University in Salzburg / Austria, where she studied under the guidance of Prof. Peter Lang and latterly Prof. Rolf Plagge. In addition, since 2011, Heghine is researching on the biography of an unknown Austrian woman composer of the late 19th / early 20th century.
In her never-ending pursuit for excellence in piano performance, she has participated in Masterclasses of Alexander Banduryansky,Jerome Rose, Jura Margullis, Robert Levin, Klauss Hellwig, Ludmil Angelov and Arnulf von Arnim.
Heghine Rapyan is a dynamic piano player and since 2001 has given recitals in Holland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Greece, Russia, Armenia and Saudi Arabia and performed as a soloist with the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra and Armenian National Chamber Orchestra.
She is an award winner of national and international piano competitions in Armenia, Moldavia, Greece and Italy. She is a recipient of the special prize of Kawai “most promising talent” and has received study scholarships.