CHIEF MILITARY CONDUCTOR OF THE ARMENIAN ARMED FORCES

CHIEF MILITARY CONDUCTOR OF THE ARMENIAN ARMED FORCES

Armen Poghosyan

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Appointed the Chief Military Conductor of the Armenian Armed Forces on February 16, 2009.

Activities

Orchestra artist, Spendiaryan National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre.

Held conductor’s positions in the Armenian Armed Forces.

Chief Military Conductor of the Armenian Armed Forces.

Education

Studied at the Tchaikovsky Secondary Music School.

Graduated from R. Melikyan Music College in Yerevan.

Studied at Moscow’s Tchaikovsky State Conservatory, Department of Military Conductors, specializing in Organization and Management of Ensembles and Orchestras; obtained a conductor’s qualification.

Other activity

Service and participation in combat operations

1990 - 1991 - Conductor, USSR Armed Forces.

Awards and Titles

Military Service Medal, Distinguished Artist of the Republic of Armenia; Medal for Service to Homeland of 1st and 2nd degrees; Combat Service Medal; Presidential Gratitude Diploma;

Marshal Baghramyan Medal; Medal for Impeccable Service of 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th degrees; , departmental medals Drastamat Kanayan, Andranik Ozanyan, Admiral Isakov, Nelson Stepanyan; Ministry of Culture Gold Medal; Police Medal For Strengthening Cooperation; Yerevan Mayor’s Gold Medal.

Rewards