SOLO VIOLINIST / CONCERTMASTER / COMPOSER / ARRANGER
Mr. Yervinyan has performed in solo recitas and with orchestras around the world in concerts featuring such renowned musician as Yanni. The American Federation of Musicians acknowledges him to be a “violinist of extraordinary ability, as demonstrated by sustained international acclaim.” His classical repertoire includes such works as Back’s Adagio & Fugue in G Minor, Mozart’s Violin Concert No. 5 in A. Paganini’s Caprice No. 21 in A. Sarasate’s Gypsy Melodies, Eugine Isa’s Sonata No. 3 the “Ballada,” and selections from Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess.
As a renowned violinist, Mr. Yervinyan was invited to perform for many dignitaries. On one occasion he performed as a soloist in a concert held for the Presidents of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
Mr. Yervinyan is also skilled with composition, arrangement, and improvisation in many styles. He has extensive experience with recording process in a variety of contexts as an individual musician and as an arranger.
Classical, Popular, Jazz & Folk – including Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Moldavian, Armenian, Middle Eastern, Latin and other.
1991 – 1993
PhD from Komitas State Conservatory of Armenia – Master Violinist
1984 – 1987
BA from Komitas State Conservatory of Armenia – specializing in violin
1980 – 1984
Tchaikovsky Music School, Yerevan – Specializing in violin (tutor Edward Dayan, a student of David Oystrach)
1971 – 1980
Spendariyan Music School, Yerevan, Armenia (tutor Armen Minasyan)
Participated in the International Armenian Festival “Karot”, Moscow, Russia.
Recognized as Best Musician at the King Cultural Production Armenian Golden Star Awards.
Winner of the Big Apple Music Awards, New York.
1995 – Present
Has composed original pieces for the violin, arranged and recorded several CDs.
1988 – 1995
Has taught violin for beginning, intermediate, and advanced classes based on Stolyarsky’s Awer’s, Yampoisky’s and Ferrara’s renowned methodology, coupled with his own research and mastery in violin technique and musicality, working with students aged 7 to 25, many of whom are now working in various orechestras around the world are soloists and are activ1984-91e in teaching.
Concertmaster of Yerevan Conservatory Chamber Orchestra performing through the world. Numerous appearances on Armenian Television and Radio guest appearances on Armenian State Jazz Band and Armenian State Theater.
Debuted at age 14 with the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra as a soloist in Henry Vietan’s violin concert No. 2.
Won first prize in Armenian State Violin Competition for seven consecutive years.
WITH YANNI’S ORCHESTRA
80 Concerts throughout the US and Canada
28 Concerts (April 5 – May 18)
29 Concerts (January 18 – February 28)
26 Concerts (November 6 – December 13)
26 Concerts (March 1 – April 9)
31 Concerts (April 24 – June 8)
34 Concerts (February 24 – April 18)
Sydney, Paris – World Best & personal compositions
London – Popular tunes from classical to folk
San Paolo & Nita Pitininga, Brazil – Latin & World Beat music
Sochi, Russia – Russian Romances & Gypsy Tunes
1992 – 1993
Guest violinist and orchestra leader of the Universal
A mixture of Folk, Classical, and Gypsy music, Samvel Yervinyan’s “Ambassadors of the Hidden Moon” is music like you’ve never heard before.
2 CD’s to be released – popular world music including personal compositions for the violin.
1 Tape, 7 CD’s ranging from classical to jazz, folk, and popular world beat & personal compositions.