Alice Ayvazian (born June 23 1981, Nicosia, Cyprus) is an Armenian Cypriot singer, voice teacher at Musicopolis (since 2014), Jazz Voice lecturer (since 2009) and Jazz choir director (since 2011) at the University of Nicosia.
Alice Ayvazian is qualified as a Contemporary styles and Jazz vocalist. She has graduated with honors from Berklee College of Music (Boston) in 2004, with a B.S. in Vocal Performance and an M.A. in Educational Leadership (Distinguished Graduate, included in Dean’s List) from St. Mary’s University in 2006. She is also a graduate of the Hellenic Conservatory of Athens, Greece (Nicosia branch) with Distinction in Vocal Studies.
Alice has participated as lead and backing vocalist in numerous studio recording projects and live performances of various styles of music including pop, jazz and Armenian folk.
She has organized, instructed and presented several Vocal Workshops for various educational institutions focusing on vocal technique, phrasing and contemporary styles repertoire.
In 2016 she founded the “Steppin’ Out Jazz Trio” with Konstantinos Efraimidis (clarinet) and Dimitris Miaris (piano).
In 2016 Alice Ayvazian was chosen to participate at the KOMITAS AND MEDIEVAL MUSIC CULTURE International Conference in Armenia, where she presented her paper “Komitas Vardapet and the Khaz Notation System: the Legacy of his Lifetime of Research”. In mid-December 2016, Alice will be presenting her Thesis about Komitas with a recital at the Nicosia Sp. Asdvadzadzin- St. Mary’s Church.