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Name: Tigran Arakelyan
Skills: Conductor, Soloist, Teacher
Address: United States
Links: E-mail
Tigran Arakelyan is an Armenian-American conductor and flutist. Mr. Arakelyan is working toward Master of Music degree in Orchestral Conducting at Cal State University Northridge. At Northridge he is the Assistant Conductor of University Orchestra, Discovery Players (new music ensemble) and CSUN Youth Philharmonic. Previously he was a Conducting Fellow with California Philharmonic assisting Maestro Victor Vener. He was one of eight conducting fellows invited to participate in 2010 Seasons Festival Academy where he conducted the Yakima Symphony Chamber Orchestra. Mr. Arakelyan participated in masterclasses with Frank Battisti, Donald Thulean, Lawrence Golan, Brooke Creswell and Tony Mazzaferro.

He was the founder and Music Director of Cadence Chamber Orchestra in Seattle; the orchestra premiered a new piece at every concert as well as traditional repertoire. Arakelyan conducted the Pacific Northwest premiere of Paul Hindemith Kammermuzik Nr. 1. He has also premiered works by Iosif Andriasov, Jon Brenner, Arshak Andriasov, Gracie Sutherland and Brendon Wilson. Cornish College of the Arts gave a grant in support of his work with Cadence Chamber Orchestra. He is a recipient of Nellie Cornish and Welland Jordan Scholarships and first place winner of the Armenian Allied Arts Competition. He graduated from Cornish College of the Arts with a Bachelor of Music degree in flute performance and Lark Musical Conservatory with a performance diploma.

Mr. Arakelyan has played in masterclasses with renowned flutists Dr. Stephen Preston, Shigenori Kudo, Dr. John Barcellona, Dorli McWayne and Dr. Shelly Collins. . He studied flute with Paul Taub, Dr. John Barcellona, Laura Osborn, Christina Badalyan and chamber music with Bern Herbolsheimer and Stephen Stubbs.



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