Gagik Malkhasyan

Born in 1966, Gyumri, Armenia. Studied in the folk instruments department at the Yerevan State Conservatory named after Komitas with teacher Djivan Gasparyan from 1990 until 1995.

He is the prize-winner of numerous competitions. In 2001, Malkhasyan bestowed the title of "Duduk Master" at the Duduk songs Festival in Gyumri.

Since 1991, he has performed in Canada, England, France, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Turkey, Lebanon, Cyprus and the Netherlands, in October 2007 with the "Kohar" symphonic orchestra round the USA and Canada. The concerts were held in 7 US cities - Los angeles, Detroit, San Francisco, Chicago, New York (Carnegie Hall) and in 2 Canada cities - Montreal and Toronto. Watch video

Currently, he is the principal of the Music School #5 in Gyumri and teaches Armenian Duduk at the KOHAR Music School, the duduk player and conductor of KOHAR Folk Ensemble (koharconcert.com).
 

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