Topic: Armenian music

BALTIMORE — One hundred years ago, as the members of the fledgling Armenian-American community witnessed the holocaust of their compatriots and families back in Ottoman Turkey, a young woman, born in Turkey, brought as a bride to Boston,[...]

YEREVAN / CAIRO — Haig Avakian born in 1964, Cairo, is a musicologist, pianist, vocal coach, chorus master, publicist and philologist. He studied at Noubarian Armenian School, Heliopolis, Cairo; in 1983, he received a certificate from[...]

CHICAGO — On Friday, April 8, 2022, celebrated Armenian American sisters Ani (cello) and Marta (piano) Aznavoorian will release their debut duo album, “Gems from Armenia,” on Cedille Records, Broadway World reports. The[...]

LOS ANGELES — Like many who devote their talents to the Armenian community rather than gain fame in the wider world, Sarky Mouradian was the community’s asset. To Armenians in Los Angeles, he was something of a living legend. Others[...]

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — On Tuesday, February 8, a group of devotees of Armenian culture ventured out in the snow and cold to St. John’s Armenian Church, to attend a performance about which they knew little. Local Armenians had received an[...]

GLENDALE — The Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) Los Angeles Chapter together with the Metro Los Angeles Chapter, organized a commemoration of the centennial of Armenian composer Arno Babajanian (1921-1983) at the hall of the Armenian[...]

ԼINCOLN, R.I. — As we pulled up to the well-kept, unassuming 1950s-style ranch, my driver announced: “this is the House that George built.” Getting out of the car, I stared up at the home, which was as well-constructed as one could[...]

TALLAHASEE, Fla. – Armenians can be found in nearly any corner of the world and in nearly every profession, so perhaps it shouldn’t be surprising that one of the longstanding members of George Clinton’s Parliament-Funkadelic[...]

YEREVAN — The voice of Sevana Tchakerian, folk singer, arranger, composer, and instrumentalist, has become quite familiar to the ears of music lovers in the Armenian Diaspora and Armenia in recent years. Best known for Collectif Medz[...]

DETROIT — The Detroit metropolitan area, the home of some 40,000 Armenians, has perhaps the singular honor in the Eastern United States of having two Armenian programs broadcast on the radio airwaves. The two programs, H.A.R.C. (Heritage[...]