Artyom Badalyan

Artyom Badalyan was born in 1995 in Gyumri, Armenia. As a duduk player he started his first steps at the musical school #3 with teacher  Hovhannes Ghazaryan.

His first success was in 2005 on the 1-st competitive-festival after A. Spendiaryan, which was held in Yerevan. The competition was between the young musicians. He was awarded as the best young musician.

In 2006 he took part in the governmental concert, where the President of the Republic of Armenia was present. In 2007 he took part in the competitive-festival and was awarded with the diploma of the second place.

In 2007 he took part in the public festival of the young musicians devoted to the 10-th anniversary of Gyumri Branch of Yerevan State Conservatory, and was gained the second place.

Since 2006 he has been playing in the ensemble of folk-music instruments as a soloist.