Miqayel Voskanyan


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Miqayel Voskanyan was born in Yerevan in 1986. At the age of 6 he began singing in front of public and by 9 fell in love with the tar ( Armenian national instrument ). He graduated musical school at the school age after studying there 7 years . He also graduated Yerevan State University Art Historical faculty in 2008 . While studying at the University he participated special courses in Yerevan State Conservatory. Miqayel plays in Yerevan State Orchestra of National Instruments. Miqayel is an only composer and musician in Armenia, who plays the folk, avant-garde , jazz and many different styles which known as just Armenian national instrument . He also is an only musician who participated in the jam sessions with the most famous musician and earn prizes from them .

In 2007 with his friend pianist Miqayel founded "Colors of music " Armenian ethno-jazz band which also plays Miqayel Voskanyan`s compositions . Beginning his musician career with Armenian folk he doesn`t stop at the one style only and always experiments playing and composing classical , jazz, avant- garde , folk and many other genres . Miqayel finds his muse in virgin Armenian nature, Armenian spirit . In all his compositions he lets us fell the Armenian breath. He doesn`t imagine his life without his homeland , without Armenians and the most beautiful native nature surrounding him . He loves travelling and discovering beautiful places in Armenian nature which gives him muse and which he uses in his future professional activity . That why many of his works named by the names of Armenian sights .