Tag Archives: Armenian

One year later, what’s next?

For the Armenians, 2015 was an important year. Notice I didn’t say it was a memorable or a joyous year. It was the year that Armenians from around the world commemorated, remembered, mourned and bonded over the 100th year of … Continue reading

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Guardians of Music One Year Anniversary

Hard to imagine that exactly one year ago today, my film documentary, Guardians of Music: A History of Armenian Music was released on Detroit Public Television. Like everything else, it seems like it was yesterday. My wife, Della seems more proud … Continue reading

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An Eastern Wind Reunion

As many of you know, music is not my full time occupation. I am happy that it is not and very fortunate that it permeates my life in the manner in which it does – when I want it to. The … Continue reading

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Liana Aghajanian, Welcome to Detroit!

I met a truly inspiring young lady last tonight, Liana Aghajanian. She is new to Detroit coming from Los Angeles as she is a recipient of a residency for two years, part of Write-A-House. She was one of 232 applicants from around … Continue reading

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Powerball winner, musically speaking

Ok, so I have to admit, I have bought a few tickets these past few weeks for the unlikely event that I would actually win the Powerball. I have bought one $2 ticket each time the pool of money goes … Continue reading

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The Kanun

Over the course of the last few years of my blog one might have thought I would have already covered or discussed this subject by now – the instrument I play, the kanun. The two most common questions I am asked … Continue reading

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Presenting at TEDx Oakland University

If you haven’t heard what TEDx is by now, you are missing out on some of the most inspiring and motivating presentations available to the public. TEDx centers around the theme of ideas worth sharing. The acronym stands for Technology, Entertainment, and … Continue reading

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