Culture 16:22 08/08/2018 Armenia

Music school in Armenia’s Achajur border village to offer violin classes

Los-Angeles based Unison Duet Music Production is holding a charity concert in Armenia to donate the proceeds of the event to the music school in the border village of Achajur in Armenia’s Tavush Province, Unison Duet’s co-founder, pianist Shushan Hakobyan told a news conference on Wednesday.

The concert scheduled to be held on 10 August, at 7pm, at Komitas Museum-Institute, is organized as part of the Keep Armenian Borders Spiritually Strong program, reports Panorama.am.

“This program has been implemented for the third year already. It is mainly focused on providing support to music schools in border villages. This year Achajur music school will open a violin class: violins and corresponding literature will be provided,” she said, adding the tuition fees for violin lessons will also be compensated. 

Hakobyan said tenor Hovhannes Ayvazyan and flutist Tigran Gevorgyan have also confirmed their participation in the charity program. The students of the Achajur music school will perform during the concert as well.

Unison Duet co-founder, violinist, composer Ruben Aghiyan, in attendance of the conference, noted that the music school of the border village has 80 students. “We visited Achajur, got acquainted with the children, felt their enthusiasm and decided that we had to implement this program there. The school mostly offers folk instrument lessons, that is why we decided to open a violin class,” he said. 

Honored Art Worker of Armenia, soprano Irina Zakyan, who has been participating in this charity campaign for three years, added that the concert program features Italian and Armenian songs.



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