Was born in Yerevan on December 28, 1984, his first composition studies began at
the Komitas State Conservatory with Vartan Adjemian followed by classes with
Michael Jarrell and Luis Naon at the Haute Ecole de Musique of Geneva
(Switzerland), as well as working under Richard Cornell at Boston University in
He has collaborated with many Ensembles and orchestras across Europe and Canada
including the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne (Montreal), Ensemble Intercontemporain
(Paris), Ensemble Insomnio (Amsterdam), Arditti Quartet (London), Ensemble
Moderne Lemanic, Ensemble Contrechamps (Genève), Musique Nouvelles (Bruxelles),
Ensemble Divertimento (Milan), Ensemble Pre-art etc. Featuring festivals:
“Musica Nova” in Helsinki, “Festival Amadeus”, “Gaia Festival” in Geneva,
Shanghai New Music Week, Gaudeamus New Music Week in Amsterdam, Abeldoben music
festival and others.
Several international awards were obtained among them, prizes at NEM Young
Composers International Forum, Geneva competition, “Gaudeamus prize” Pre -Art
etc. Recent commissions are from the festival “Dilijan chamber music series”,
Festival Flagey, Pre-art, Orpheus competition, Foundation Minkoff.