Ia Narimanidze

Double Bass


She began her musical studies at the age of 8, initially mastering the piano before developing an interest in studying the double bass. She is in the fourth year of the bachelor’s program at the Tbilisi State Conservatoire. As a part of the Erasmus exchange program, she completed one semester at the Aarhus Academy in Denmark.

Her first orchestral experience, at the age of 17, is related to the Tbilisi Youth Orchestra, where she collaborated with numerous renowned soloists and conductors, including Andrei Boreyko, Vakhtang Kakhidze, Gogi Chichinadze, Mirian Khukhunaishvili, Anna Meredith, Voracles, Tata Licheli, Polina Osetinskaya, and others. Currently, she is a member of the Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theater Orchestra.

She has participated in masterclasses with professors from various countries, including Nikita Naumov, Artyom Chirkov, Eric Hansen, and Professor Benjamin Crofut from the University of Alabama.