Born in Tbilisi, Georgia, Ketevan Badridze is an award-winning pianist. Since her first performance with an orchestra at the age of ten, Ketevan has appeared with many orchestras as the Tbilisi Symphony, Georgian National Symphony, Yerevan Philharmonic Orchestra and BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra. She performs solo and in chamber music in United States, Georgia, France, Austria, Holland, Italy and Germany. Her collaborations include performances with Lisa Batiashvili, Alexander Korsantia, Gregory Fulkerson as well as the Euclid Quartet and the Georgian National Quartet.
Ketevan received her Master of Music and Postgraduate degrees from Tbilisi State Conservatory under the tutelage of Temur Matureli and Nodar Gabunia and in 1993 she was appointed to the piano faculty there. In 2000, Ketevan moved to the United States to study at Indiana University South Bend where she received her Master’s Degree and Artist Diploma. Since Spring 2005 Ketevan serves there as a member of music faculty. She is currently the Interim Martin Endowed Chair of Piano for the Ernestine M. Raclin School of the art in South Bend.
Ketevan is a prizewinner of numerous international competitions.