Nomin Samdan – Piano


Born into a family of musicians, pianist Nomin Samdan is the recipient of

numerous top prizes from international piano competitions in Mongolia, Russia, France

and Spain. Ms. Samdan started her piano studies at the age of 6 in her native Mongolia

and has since performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout Asia, Europe and

the United States in countries such as China, Russia, Italy, France, Austria, among


Ms. Samdan continued her formal education at the Mongolian Music and Dance

College. Chosen among hundreds of applicants, she was later invited to attend the

United World College of the Adriatic in Trieste, Italy, where she obtained the

International Baccalaureate Diploma. Here she studied with Alberto Miodini and Igor

Cognolato, as well as being coached by members of the Trio di Trieste and the Trio di

Parma. The recipient of the Davis Scholarship, she then moved to Boston where she

attended The Boston Conservatory under the guidance of professor Ya-Fei Chuang. Here

she received her BM (suma cum laude) and the Graduate Performance Diploma.

Ms. Samdan always enjoyed collaborating with opera singers and other instrumentalists,

and, following her overall passion for chamber music, she decided to start her Masters in

Collaborative Piano at Boston University under the joint tutelage of Shiela Kibbe and

Melinda Lee Masur.