KEVORK ANDONIAN (b 1978 )
Kevork Andonian is a Canadian-Armenian composer, pianist and music educator, who completed undergraduate studies in composition and piano performance at Carleton University, from which he was awarded the University Medal in Music. He has subsequently pursued graduate studies in theory and composition at the University of Ottawa (M.Mus.) and doctoral studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. A versatile composer, he has written for the concert hall and the theatre, as well as for film, video and multimedia productions. He draws his musical inspiration from classical music, jazz and a myriad of world music genres. His works have been performed in Canada, the United States, Europe and Armenia in prestigious concert venues, such as Toronto’s Glenn Gould Studio and New York City’s Carnegie Hall.
– Marc Grauwels