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Name: Arshak Andriasov
Skills: Composer, Conductor, Soloist, Teacher, Writer
Phone: +1 (212) 799 0275
Address: 251 W. 92nd St. Apt. 6F, New York, NY 10025, United States
Links: Website     E-mail
Arshak Andriasov was born on February 6th, 1980, in New York City to a musical family, who came to the United States in 1979 from Moscow, Russia (the former Soviet Union). His father, the late Iosif Andriasov, was a world-renowned composer and philosopher of Armenian heritage; his mother, Marta Andriasova (Kudryashova), is a musicologist, Dozent of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory, owner of IMMA Publishing.

Arshak began to play the piano at the age of three. At the age of six, he entered the Lucy Moses School of Music, studying with Boris Slutzky. Arshak started to compose at the age of fourteen and studied with his father, Iosif Andriasov; Daniel Thompson (Lucy Moses music school); and Shafer Mahoney (Hunter College). Mr. Andriasov also studied piano, ear training, solefege, harmony, theory, form analysis with his mother, Marta Andriasova (Kudryashova), and Daniel Thompson, as well as piano, orchestration, polyphony, and conducting with his father.

Mr. Andriasov was the Assistant Conductor of the BMCC Downtown Orchestra from 1997 until 1999. He has conducted his father’s compositions with the San Francisco Student Philharmonic. Arshak performs his own music and has recorded all of his piano compositions. In 2002, Mr. Andriasov graduated from Hunter College with a bachelor degree in English Creative Writing and Music Composition. Arshak is the Founder and Owner of the recording label “IMMA Records”. In 2003, Arshak Andriasov wrote his Second Piano Sonata, dedicating the work “To All Those Against U.S. Military Barbarism.” He also composed the “Torch No. 1” for Trumpet, Trombone, Piano, and String Orchestra.

Arshak Andriasov is continuing the Moscow Conservatory Composers tradition, stemming from P.I. Tchaikovsky - S.I. Taneev - N.Y. Miaskovsky - E.K. Golubev - Iosif Andriasov - Arshak Andriasov.



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