“Music for Future” 2021/2022 scholarship holders are announced
30 September 2021
15 talented children who won the competition became scholarship holders of the Music for Future Foundation for the year 2021/2022.
15 talented children who won the competition became scholarship holders of the Music for Future Foundation for the year 2021/2022. They will be awarded annual nominal scholarship certificates, and each month they will receive the defined scholarship.
The Music for Future Cultural Foundation, staying true to its promise, expanded its places set for the scholarship by 5 (last year 10 fellows were selected), providing an opportunity for even more talented young musicians to become skilled in their profession.
"In addition to financial support, the Foundation provides an opportunity for young musicians to study and develop in their profession, organizes masterclasses for them both in Armenia and abroad, as well as concerts with their participation. This is the mission, for the implementation of which we have established this Foundation together with Sergey Smbatyan, artistic director and principal conductor of the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra", said director of the Foundation Anna Ter-Hovakimyan.
Foundation's 10 scholarship holders of the year 2020/2021 took part in the master classes of the Middle East Classical Music Academy from September 4 to September 23 organized within the framework of the InClassica International Music Festival, as well as performed at concerts and listened to the performances of reputable orchestras and soloists.
Master classes with outstanding professors were held for the Foundation's fellows. violinists Boris Kuschnir, Daniel Hope, Sergei Gogadin, Haik Kazazyan, Sergey Khachatryan, pianists Pavel Gililov, Giuliano Mazzoccante, Stepan Simonian, cellist Alexander Ramm, bassoonists Richard Paley, Andrey Shamidanov, trombonists Natanel Bikov, Vasiliy Kozlov, trumpeter Vladislav Lavrik, oboists Lior Michel, Pavel Orlov, French horn players Hagai Shalom, Vadim Shvedchikov and others.
The Foundation has reached an agreement with these internationally renowned specialists to organize classes in Armenia as well, which the new members of the Music for Future Foundation can also attend.
Worth mentioning that the children participating in the competition sent videos of their performances, and the selection was made by an international commission, which included the best specialists in this field both from Armenia and abroad.
86 applicants took part in the competition, from which the jury selected 15 more talented young musician-performers:
1. Narek Hekekyan (cello) - Yerevan Music School after Sayat-Nova
2. Alina Adamyan (violin) - Yerevan Specialized Secondary Music School after Tchaykovsky
3. Eduard Gevorgyan (piano) - Yerevan Specialized Secondary Music School after Tchaykovsky
4. Ani Melikyan (violin) - Yerevan Art School after G․ Saryan
5. Aida Avanesyan (piano) - Yerevan Specialized Music School after A. Spendiaryan
6. Ovsanna Harutyunyan (violin) - Yerevan Specialized Secondary Music School after Tchaykovsky
7. Hayk Martirosyan (violin) - Yerevan Specialized Secondary Music School after Tchaykovsky
8. Eduard Chavoshyants (piano) - Yerevan State Music College after R. Melikyan
9. Aleks Grigoryan (cello) - Yerevan Music School after S. Jrbashyan
10. Svetlana Hakobyan (piano) - Yerevan Specialized Music School after A. Spendiaryan
11. Viktorya Petrosyan (flute) – Yerevan Art School after B. Kanachyan
12. Hayk Hekekyan (oboe) - Yerevan Music School after Sayat-Nova
13. Tigran Gasparyan (oboe) - Yerevan Music School after S. Jrbashyan
14. Lyana Ulikhanyan (cello) - Yerevan Specialized Secondary Music School after Tchaykovsky
15. Arsen Balayan (clarinet) - Yerevan Art School after M. Maluntsyan