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Arsen Petrosyan

Armenia

Arsen Petrosyan is an Armenian duduk player. He is a graduate of the Komitas State Conservatory of Yerevan, where he studied under renowned duduk master Gevorg Dabaghyan. He initially began his studies with mentor Krikor Khachtryan starting out on the shvi (an Armenian wind instrument) at the age of six.
 

Despite his relatively young age, Petrosyan is a seasoned professional who has performed extensively throughout the United States, Russia, Canada, India, Germany, Spain (Canary Islands), France, the Republic of Georgia as well as his native Armenia. He is currently a soloist with the Armenian Traditional Music Ensemble Jnar (Yerevan) as well as having recently created his own group, the Arsen Petrosyan Trio & “Arsen Petrosyan Quartet”.

 

The Quartet was formed in June 2018. They play traditional, sacred & classical music from Armenia.

 

Petrosyan has participated as a soloist with the Naregatsi Ensemble. His debut album “Charentsavan: Music for Armenian Duduk” (Pomegranate Music) was released in 2015.