Levon Manukyan Resume

      Education:
A student at the State Musical High School, Bourgas- ‘Prof. Pancho
Vladigerov', major piano and minor optional- orchestra conducting
Teachers: Piano: Vanya Peneva
Conducting: Vyara Mihailova- Choir Director of Bourgas State Opera
Prof. Ivan Marinov- at National State Musical Academy, Sofia
Piano: Asya Atanasova- Royal College Academy, London
1997- 2003 Graduated from Natioanal Music Academy, major Opera-Symphonic Conducting
2000- 2001 Participated in the program- ‘English Royal College Abroad' and
Graduated as a level-8th, major piano.
2001- 2003 a student at the English Royal Academy, London- distant learning
Course, organized by The Associated Board of the Royal School of
Music.
Graduated with Certificated level LRSM at the Royal School of Music
2001- 2003 a student at the National Music Academy ‘Pancho Vladigerov', Sofia
in the Theoretical Composition- Conducting Department.
2006 Graduated from the National Music Academy ‘Pancho Vladigerov'
Sofia with major Opera- Symphonic Conducting.
2009 Masterclass with Maestro Jorma Panula
2009 Masterclass with Maestro Bernart Haitink



Experience and
Awards:
Winner of the Award of the Union of the Bulgarian Copmosers in the
International Competition for children's works in two pianos series
‘What does the Moon tell me' and ‘Labyrinths', recorded and broadcasted
from Bulgarian National Television and the Bulgarian National Radio.
1993-1999 a conductor of the ‘Fairy Orchestra', Bourgas with a great number of Concerts in the country and abroad, TV and Radio recordings.
1994 Participant in the International Festival Lesbos, Greek. Number of
Concerts in different cities in Greek, Tessalonike, Enginio etc. with
Classical and ethno repertoire, including works of the famous Mikes
Theodorakis.
1994-1999 Conductor of youth orchestra ‘Improvisation' by High school of Music, Bourgas, participations in the great number of concerts with the symphonic
as well as opera-symphonic repertoire, collaborated with choir and student-soloists.
2002 Appointed as a regular conductor of the High School Symphony
Orchestra ‘Pancho Vladigerov'.
1996- 2002 Annual concerts as a solo-piano with different Bulgarian symphony
Bourgas, Vratzha, Sliven, Razgrad, with repertoire of Haydn, Mozart,
Gershwin /Concert in F/, Bartok/
Concerts for two pianos, orchestra and percussions/
2000 conductor at the ‘Maid and Mistress' from Pergolesi performed by
Children's Musical Ensemble.
2002 Conducted a concert with Sliven Philharmony Orchestra.
2002 Founder of National Youth Philharmonic Society with the Bulgarian
Top student instrumentalists. An educational and developing program
Promoting the Youth Orchestra Art in Bulgaria.
2006 Conducting ‘The Maid as Mistress' by Pergolesi with State Opera-
Rousse.
2002-2006 Conducts concerts of the High School of Music, Bourgas with music
From: Bach, Vivaldi, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini, Weber,
Bara, Tchaykovsky, Petko Stainov, Pancho Vladigerov, Parashkev
Hadjiev etc. His repertoire includes over than 150 titles and more
than 80 concerts in Bulgaria and abroad. He has recorded CD with
contemporary Bulgarian Music and Ballet Music pieces collaborated
with Ballet class from The Music School.
2006 Choir Director of the church choir ‘Surp Hach'.
2005-2006 Express themselves as a composer: Author of a few clavier cycles,
As well of pieces for orchestra and solo instruments.
2006 received a deed for special contribution to the culture given by
Mr. Stefan Danailov, Minister of Culture
2007 Awarded the commemorative Echmiadzin sign for contribution to the Armenian culture and the Armenian people by the Armenian archbishop of Romania
2007 Appointed conductor of the Razgrad state philharmonic orchestra. Conducts an EU-funded concert broadcast in 15 European countries. A concert in the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2008 Concert with Bourgas State Philharmony, Shumen State Philharmony
2008 He has recorded CD with Bulgarian National Radio-orchestra (Sofia)
2009 Concerts with Youth Philharmony “Bourgas” in Sofia (National Music Academy”)
2009 Laureat ot the Blue Danube International Opera Conducting competition
2007-2009 July and August a large-scale concerts tour in Italy with world-famous soloists (Katja Riccarely, Ammi Stewart, Pepino Princi

Updated:  February 20, 2010

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