Armenian National Academic Choir

OHANNES TCHEKIDJIAN

January 23 1929, Istanbul, Turkey

“State prize” of the USSR

Title of “Peoples Artist of USSR”

Professor from HAC of USSR Collaboration

CAREER SUMMARY

Distinguished conductor, musician and composer. Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of The State Academic Choir of Armenia since 1961. Ohannes Tchekidjian performed in 179 major cultural centers of the world including Paris, London, New York, Moscow and St. Petersburg, and also in various major cities of the former USSR. All 60 first-class symphonic orchestras, including The Academic State Symphonic Orchestra of the USSR, The Academic Symphonic Orchestra of St. Petersburg, and, Orchestra Theatrical Bolshoi have been on the stage under the direction of Maestro Tchekidjian.

Ohannes Tchekidjian, as a composer, has unique musical compositions, Vocal symphonies such as ”The Poem Spring Reveries and Holiday Ode“. Among many arrangements, he harmonized a number of choral works.

The recording company ”Melodia“ distributed a number of recordings by many Symphonic Orchestras and The State Academic Choir of Armenia under the direction of Ohannes Tchekidjian. One of the recordings has awarded ”Grand Prix“ in Paris.

CDs titled LITURGIE ARMENIENNE (produced in Canada) and LITURGY of KOMITAS (produced in Moscow) delight music lovers all over the world.

  • Rita Aghamiryan

    Graduated from State Musical College after Romanos Melikyan on Class vocal.

  • Hasmik Asatryan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory in field of  Musical Art.

  • Araks Avagyan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory in field of  Musical Art.

  • Armine Amalyan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory in field of Class vocal.

  • Mariam Babayan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory in field of Musical Art.

  • Sofia Baghdasaryan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory and got Master’s degree on Class vocal.

  • Heghine Barseghyan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory in field of Musicologist.

  • Liana Bondoyan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory on Class vocal-theoretical.

  • Lianna Gevorgyan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory on Class piano.

  • Tatevik Gevorgyan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory in field of Class vocal.

  • Artsvik Demurchyan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory in field of Class vocal.

  • Lusine Tadevosyan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory in field of Class vocal.

  • Liana Khalatyan

    Graduated from State Musical College after Romanos Melikyan on Class vocal.

  • Gohar Karapetyan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory on Class piano.

  • Varduhi Karapetyan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory on Class vocal.

  • Laura Kirakosyan

    Is a student of Gyumri Branch of the Yerevan State Conservatory after Komitas in field of  Choir Conducting.

  • Syuzi Hakhinyan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory and got Master’s degree on Class piano.

  • Argina Harutyunyan

    Is a student from Gyumri Branch of the Yerevan State Conservatory after Komitas in field of Class piano.

  • Zaruhi Harutyunyan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory on Choir Conducting.

  • Nune Ghazanchyan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory on Choir Conducting.

  • Syuzanna Melkonyan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory in field of Class vocal.

  • Gayane Mirzoyan

    Graduated from Yerevan State Pedagogical Institute on Musical faculty.

  • Marine Mkhitaryan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory on Class vocal.

  • Sona Movsesyan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory on Class vocal.

  • Lusine Sayadyan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory and got Master’s degree on Class piano.

  • Sofya Sayadyan

    Graduated from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory in field of Class vocal.

  • Tatyana Simonyan

    Graduated from State Musical College after Arno Babajanyan on Class piano.

  • Zaruhi Odabashyan

    Graduated from State Musical College after Romanos Melikyan on Class piano.

  • Heghine Ohanyan

    Graduated from Yerevan State Pedagogical University af. KH. Abovyan and qualified as Chor՛s Conductor.