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Helen Avakian  ... is a Singer-Songwriter performing Singer-Songwriter, Acoustic, and New Age music.

Ambient pop music with new age elements from singer/songwriter/guitarist voted No. 1 Acoustic Act 4 times (Rhythm and News Magazine Poll). Influences from Heart to Suzanne Vega to Ralph Towner.

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Contact Info
Location: Dutchess County, NY
Website: helenavakian.com/
Email
Phone: (845) 797-6461
PO Box 1571 Pleasant Valley NY 12569

Videos
Original Songs


"Sister Song" Acoustic Guitar Solo by Helen Avakian

Calendar for Helen Avakian
Sunday
May 2
2:00 pm
Spring Guitar Party!
with Students of Helen Avakian
Acoustic, Covers, and Americana. Pop, Classic Rock, Folk
Red Door Studio of Mineral Point
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Mineral Point, NY   See Map
We will have an afternoon with an eclectic variety of music played by students of mine from kids to retirees and everything in between. Acoustic and electric guitars, singing and ukulele!
Saturday
June 5
7:00 pm
Hudson Valley Folk Guild Kingston Chapter
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter, and Americana. Fingerstyle Guitar
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Kingston, NY   See Map
Dave and I are the feature at this coffeehouse/open mic. We play from 8:00 - 8:45. Open mic performers appear form 7 on before and after.
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Saturday
June 26
2:30 pm
to
4:00 pm
Wedding Ceremony, Cocktail Hour Private
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Celtic, and Pop/Soft Rock. Fingerstyle Guitar
Julien Hotel
200 Main St
Dubuque, IA   See Map
We will play a mix of songs and instrumentals, couple's choice.
Monday
August 2
6:30 pm
to
8:00 pm
Concert
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin, Helen Avakian
Acoustic, and Singer-Songwriter. Fingerstyle Guitar
Mazomanie Bandshell Performing Arts Pavilion
Mazomanie, WI   See Map
Dave and I will be playing our acoustic guitar oriented music, songs and instrumentals, originals and selected covers. Plus Helen will play some mandolin and ukulele.
Thursday
September 16
9:30 am
Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter, and Americana. Fingerstyle Guitar
Walnut Valley Festival
1105 W 9th Ave
Winfield, KS   See Map
Honored and Excited to return to Winfield in person to perform at this most friendly and inspiring festival that has been going since 1972!
More Info
Thursday
September 16
9:30 am
Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter, and Americana. Fingerstyle Guitar
Walnut Valley Festival
1105 W 9th Ave
Winfield, KS   See Map
Honored and Excited to return to Winfield in person to perform at this most friendly and inspiring festival that has been going since 1972!

Our performance Times TBA as we get closer to the date!
More Info
Friday
September 17
12:00 pm
Concert Performance
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter, and Americana. Fingerstyle Guitar
Walnut Valley Festival
1105 W 9th Ave
Winfield, KS   See Map
Honored and Excited to return to Winfield in person to perform at this most friendly and inspiring festival that has been going since 1972!

Our performance Times TBA as we get closer to the date!
More Info
Saturday
September 18
12:00 pm
Concert Performance
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter, and Americana. Fingerstyle Guitar
Walnut Valley Festival
1105 W 9th Ave
Winfield, KS   See Map
Honored and Excited to return to Winfield in person to perform at this most friendly and inspiring festival that has been going since 1972!

Our performance Times TBA as we get closer to the date!
More Info
Sunday
September 19
12:00 pm
Concert Performance
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter, and Americana. Fingerstyle Guitar
Walnut Valley Festival
1105 W 9th Ave
Winfield, KS   See Map
Honored and Excited to return to Winfield in person to perform at this most friendly and inspiring festival that has been going since 1972!

Our performance Times TBA as we get closer to the date!
More Info
Saturday
September 25
4:00 pm
Wedding Ceremony, Reception Private
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter. Guitar
Redwood Camp
5281 Georgia Shore Road
Georgia, VT   See Map
So excited and moved to play for the wedding of our son and his bride. Music will be the couple's choice!


CDs by Helen Avakian

 Notes from Helen 2015
Instrumental
A collection of Helen's original guitar instrumentals and arrangements of some of her long time top favorite songs
 
 I Love the Moon 2008
Folk/Traditional
Helen's newest CD released in June 2008
 
 Musikos Peripatos 2002
Acoustic, Classical/Opera
Terry Champlin and Helen perform Classical guitar duos fron Vivaldi's Concerto in D Major to Champlin's Musikos Peripatos to Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.
 
 Vanishing Point 2001
Singer-Songwriter, Pop/Soft Rock
Helen's long-awaited CD "Vanishing Point" Appears! Voted Number 1 Favorite Recording by Rhythm and News Magazine Poll.
 

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