Aram Kerovpyan

Aram Kerovpyan was born in Istanbul, Turkey. He learned to play the kanoun and studied the Near Eastern music system with Master musician Saadeddin Öktenay. Moving to Paris, he joined the Kotchnak ensemble. He studied Armenian liturgical chant with master-singer of the Armenian cathedral in Paris, Aramaneag Arabian, whom he succeeded in 1990 (until 2019). In 1985, he established the Akn chorale. He is active in the world of theater as musician, teacher and composer. He holds a PhD in musicology and publishes about modal theory and history of Armenian liturgical music.

Armenian Modal Chant