Ruben Michael Aharonyan graduated from Moscow Conservatory in Y. I. Yankelevich’s class and completed posgraduate studies at L.B. Kogan’s. As a soloist he toured in the cities of the USSR and Russia, in the countries of CIS, Europe, Asia, America.
The masterpieces of world violin literature are in his repertoire, as well as works by contemporary Armenian composers -Mirzoyan, Harutyunyan, Saryan, Baghdasaryan, Sargsyan (some of the works are dedicated to the Aharonyan).
Between 1982-1996 he was the art director of the National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia, 1971-1996 a professor in Yerevan State Conservatory. From 1996 he has been playing in Quartet after A.P. Borodin.