Fresno State News, CA
Nov. 4, 2004


Contemporary Armenian Music Concert to be Presented Dec. 5

Award-winning composer and musician Robert Amirkhanian will present a
concert of his contemporary Armenian music, accompanied by vocalist
Seda Amirkarayan Sargsyan, on Sunday, Dec. 5, at California State
University, Fresno.

The concert will be held at 4 p.m. in the Music Building Concert Hall.
It is sponsored by the Armenian Studies Program at Fresno State.

Amirkhanian entered the professional musical world in the mid-1960's
and soon became an acknowledged master of the vocal-instrumental genre.
He is head of the Composers' Union of Armenia and chair of the
Department of Music Theory at the Komitas Conservatory of Music in
Yerevan.

Vocal accompanist Sargsyan, a graduate of the Komitas Conservatory, has
performed in concerts in Armenia, Russia, Lebanon, the United States
and elsewhere.