Laureates



2016 AGBU Sayat Nova International Composition Competition



Composition for String Quartet (two violins, one viola, one cello), Shvi (traditional Armenian woodwind instrument) and Male Vocal Tenor (spoken or sung)

1st Prize: Dzovinar Mikirditsian (Lebanon/France) with “Iyerk”
2nd Prize: Alexandr Iradyan (Armenia/Germany) with “Frames”
3rd Prize: Joshua Marquez (Philippines/USA) with “Awake”
Special Mention: Dohi Moon (South Korea/Germany) with “A Midwinter Night’s Dream”

“Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra Award”
Dzovinar Mikirditsian (Lebanon/France)

“Carnegie Hall Award”:
Alexandr Iradyan (Armenia/Germany)

The works of the three winners will be published by the Composers’ Union of Armenia’s Armusic Publishing House.

JURY:
Jean Louis Agobet, Composer (France)
Bruno Mantovani, Composer (France)
Vahan Mardirossian, Composer and Musical Director of National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia (Armenia)
Paul Mefano, Composer and founder of 2E2M Ensemble (France)
Alfonso Molina, Composer (Mexico)
Vache Sharafyan, Composer (Armenia)

Consulting Jury:
Hayk Arsenyan, Pianist & Composer, Director of AGBU Performing Arts Department, NYC
Christian Erbsloh-Papazian, Pianist & Composer, Artistic Director of AGBU Performing Arts Department France

2014 AGBU Sayat Nova International Composition Competition


2012 AGBU Sayat Nova International Composition Competition


2006 AGBU Sayat Nova International Composition Competition