Violinist Lilit Hartunian performs at the forefront of contemporary music innovation in Boston and internationally. Described as “brilliantly rhapsodic” by the Harvard Crimson, Ms. Hartunian is regularly heard on stage premiering works written for her by leading composers, and has appeared as soloist in the SEAMUS, NYCEMF, Open Sound, and Third Practice festivals. In the past season, Ms. Hartunian has performed with contemporary ensembles such as Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Sound Icon, Callithumpian Consort, Guerilla Opera, Ludovico Ensemble, as well as the Boston Symphony Orchestra Insights Series contemporary concert. Locally, the Boston Musical Intelligencer has praised her "Paganiniesque virtuosity" and “captivating and luxurious tone,”. Internationally, she was one of twelve USA violinists chosen to attend the Lucerne Festival Academy under the direction of Pierre Boulez. In addition to her performance career, Ms. Hartunian enjoys serving on violin and chamber music faculty at The Rivers School Conservatory.