Setrak Antoine SETRAKIAN

Date and Place of Birth:1938 Beirut Nationality: Lebanese

Music Education:

  • 1950-1960 I have studied piano, solfege, theory and harmony with Prof. Ernest Chouha in "Ernest Chouha" Music College in Aleppo.

  • 1961-1962 I have studied piano, harmony with Prof. T. Succar, Mrs. Turkiyeh and Prof. Michel Tcheskinov in the National Conservatoire of Lebanon.

  • 1962-1964 I have studied in the National Conservatoire of Damascus harmony and composition with Prof. Sergey Schydril.

  • 1964-1965 I have studied piano and composition with Prof. Gunther Kohl in Jerusalem.

  • 1966-1970 In Aleppo and Damascus I have given lessons of piano and harmony.

  • 1971-1972 I have been invited to "Komitas" Conservatoire of Yerevan to specialize with the following professors:

1) Etvart Mirzoyan Composition

2) Etvart Baghdasarian Harmony

3) Krikor Hakhinian Polyphony

4) Kevork Armenian Orchestration

5) Elenora Atamian Piano

6) Aved Derderian Opera Composition

  • 1974-1978 I was professor of piano in College Mont la Salle, Beirut.

  • 1978-1980 I was professor of piano in College des Apotre, Beirut.

  • 1980-1985 Professor of piano in Beirut. (personal lessons)

  • 1985-1988 Professor of piano and music in the Armenian Theological Seminary of the Catholicosate of Cilicia.

  • 1986-1987 Professor of piano and harmony in P. Ganatchian Music College, Beirut.

  • 1987 -1999 Director and Professor of piano, harmony, composition, and music analysing, in P. Ganatchian Music College, Beirut.

N.B. In 1994 I have been awarded by the Catholicosate KAREKINE I, the medal of honor St. "MESROB MACHDOTZ".

In 2007 Setrak Setrakian Registered in Who is Who Armenians Encyclopedia Book Yerevan , Pages 444 - 445

I HAVE AROUND 400 MUSIC COMPOSITIONS


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