Avo Kuyumjian studied at the Vienna Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts with
Dieter Weber, Alexander Jenner and Georg Ebert. He won first prize at the Rombro-Stepanow
Competition in 1978 and in 1981 he took first prize at the Sixth International
Beethoven Piano Competition in Vienna. He is a founding member of the Vienna
Piano Quartet and is currently professor of piano and chamber music at the Vienna
Academy of Music.