Composer of orchestral, chamber and choral works, that have been performed in his homeland, in Europe and North America; he is also active as a conductor. Born on 28 May 1981 in Yerevan, Armenia. From 1996 to 1998 he studied at the P. Tchaikovsky Musical College, at the Musical Theory Faculty. He then studied composition with Ashot Zohrabyan at the Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory from 1998-2003, where he also studied conducting with Tigran Hekekyan from 2000-06 and where he has had post-graduate studies in composition (2005-2007). His music has been performed in Armenia, UK, Germany, Austria, Belarus, Greece, Poland, Italy, Canada, as well as in USA. His composition "Luis Zvart" was performed on the 6th World Symposium on Choral Music (Minneapolis, Minnesota 2002). His arrangement of Khorurd Metz (Great Mystery) is included in the Oxford University Press anthology «World Carols for Choirs» (2005) and has been recorded by BBC Singers. He has had commissions from Oxford University Press (UK), MPAW Vocal Ensemble (Germany), A.R.CO.VA. (Italy) and others. His honors include the 1st prize in the International Contest for New Choral Compositions in Petrinja, Croatia (June 2009, for Anegh Bnutiun); the winner award in the Boston Choral Ensemble Commission Competition (Dec. 2009), an award from World Armenian Congress "for his creative attainments in the field of music" (2009, for Mythis); a winning prize at the competition of the European Seminar for Young Composers (Aosta, Italy 2008, for Laudate Dominum); an award in the Choral Composition Competition in Yerevan, Armenia (2006, for Tantum ergo). Vahram Sargsyan founded the Armenian Chamber Voices in Yerevan in 2005 and served as its conductor (2005-2006). He has also worked as conductor in the new girl's choir in Yerevan since 2009. Vahram Sargsyan is a member of Composers Union of Armenia Since 2007.
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