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Armen Martirosian

Armen Martirosian

The talented musician was born on 25th of February, in 1963, in Yerevan. He studied the first music lessons in his early childhood and the first teacher was his grandmother, who taught him the nuts and bolts of the notes. At the same time Armen’s parents introduced their son with different genres of musical art (ballet, opera and concerts of symphonic music).

In 1970, when he was a seven year old boy, he entered the well-known music school being already familiar with the notes, having absolute hearing and a sense of rhythm. Since then the teachers have noticed the absolute composing abilities and rare intuition for performing musical composition.

In 1978 the fourteen year old boy met Edward Mirzoyan, the Chairman of the Composers’ Union of Armenia. It was a historical event for the teenager.

In 1980 he entered the Yerevan State Conservatory named after Komitas, the composition class of Edward Mirzoyan.

In 1982 Armen married his school-friend Tatyana Dagbashyan, who became his muse and the close friend for the whole life.

The strong innovative character distinguished Armen Martirosyan among the others; he was the first composer in Armenia, who applied the computer technologies in music. From 1991 up to 1995 were the “traveling years” of maestro. During these four years he had been working in Switzerland as a pianist.

From 1995 to 1997 he was working in the Armenian Song Theatre as a producer and arranger

In 1997 he became an artistic director and a conductor of AJB, the Armenian Jazz Band

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