Samvel Gasparyan Resume

Keyboardist/band leader –Yerevan Nights TV show . (Arm . Second TV channel) 2010-present

Recording a debut album – expected to release in middle of 2012 (label –Ardini production)

Pianist/co-arranger-Armenian State Jazz Big Band Yerevan Armenia from 1998- 2003 and 2008-present

Keyboardist - Fee Hedrick Family Entert. Group (country music show ) Pigeon Forge, TN USA from 2007-2008

Band leader/arranger –Yerevan State Song Theater Yerevan Armenia from2004-2007

Has worked with many artists , singers and musicians such us Arto Tuncboyaciyan (Grammy winner percussionist ) , Samvel Yervinyan (violinist at Yanni's orchestra ) , Nune Yesayan (famous Armenian singer ) Loise Mandrell ( country singer ) , Sona Shahgeldyan ( the winner of New Wave song contest) just named few.

Winner of special prize in Montreux Solo Jazz Piano Competition Switzerland-2011

Semifinalist in Nottingham Solo Jazz Piano Competition Nottingham UK-2010

The best compilation album of the year (Star Band ) Armenian Music Award Los Angeles USA 2002

The best instrumental album of the year (Mountain Dance ) Armenian Music Award Los Angeles USA 2001

Participated in 45th Montreux Jazz Festival Montreux Switzerland2011

Participated in Yerevan International Jazz Festivals Yerevan Armenia 1998 , 2000, 2003

Participated in benefit concert organized by All Armenian Fund at MGM Grand Arena Las Vegas USA 2002

Participated in concert organized by Golden Apricot International Film Festival Yerevan Armenia 2010

Berklee summer school program and workshop (Valencia, Spain) Completed 2011

Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory Graduated –bachelor degree 2005

Yerevan State Jazz College Graduated 2000

Music School #5 named after Miqael Mirzoyan Graduated 1997

I have not included all details about my background and experience . I have try to make short and easy readable . you will need a more detailed information please inform me .

Updated:  January 10, 2012

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