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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

Calendar for Helen Avakian
Thursday
October 17
3:00 pm
Afternoon Concert
with Helen Avakian
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter, and Americana. Fingerstyle Guitar
Somerford House and Place of Newark
4175 Ogletown-Stanton Rd
Newark, DE   See Map
I will perform a mix of acoustic guitar based songs and instrumentals, originals and selected covers.
Friday
October 18
8:00 pm
to
11:00 pm
Holiday Weekend Soiree
with Helen Avakian
Acoustic, Americana, and Singer-Songwriter. Fingerstyle Guitar
Stoney's British Pub
3007 Concord Pike
Wilmington, NY   See Map
Excited to perform near where I grew up, my old stomping ground. I will play a variety of acoustic guitar music; singer/songwriter, fingerstyle instrumentals plus selected covers Herb Holyst on cajon. Come for snacks, dinner, dessert, drinks or all of the above!
Monday
October 21
6:45 pm
Evening Concert
with Helen Avakian
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter, and Americana. Fingerstyle Guitar
Forwood Manor
1912 Marsh Rd
Wilmington, DE   See Map
I will perform a mix of acoustic guitar based songs and instrumentals, originals and selected covers.
Saturday
October 26
4:30 pm
Saturday Church Service
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter. Fingerstyle Guitar
First Unitarian Society of Madison
900 University Bay Dr
Madison, WI   See Map
We will perform 3 - 4 selections for the afternoon service.
Sunday
October 27
2:00 pm
to
4:00 pm
Sunday Coffee Music
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Folk/Traditional, and Americana. Fingerstyle Guitar
Cargo Coffee East
750 East Washington Ave
Madison, WI   See Map
Playing in a real coffee house, imagine that! Dave and I will perform our most recent favorite acoustic guitar songs and instrumentals, originals and selected covers.
Saturday
November 2
7:00 pm
House Concert
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin, Jim Scott
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter, and New Age. Fingerstyle Guitar, Virtuouso Guitar
Our Home
email a reservation for address
Sun Prairie, WI   See Map
It gives Dave and me great pleasure to present singer/songwriter/virtuoso guitarist Jim Scott from Boston in a house concert at our home in Sun Prairie! Dave and I will perform an opening set.

For more than three decades, Jim Scott has inspired and educated audiences around the world. In solo performances, Jim Scott provides a large and varied repertoire of songs on themes of peace, justice, and care for the earth. With virtuoso guitar work, a clear voice, and an easy, honest presence, he delivers his musical message straight to minds and hearts. Stylistically, Jim appeals to diverse audiences, drawing on jazz, world folk music, and his classical background.

Pot Luck Refreshments 5:30, Show Time 7 Suggested Donation is $15-$20 All proceeds go to Jim Scott to support his midwestern tour. Please give what you can.
Saturday
December 7
4:30 pm
Saturday Church Service
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter. Fingerstyle Guitar
First Unitarian Society of Madison
900 University Bay Dr
Madison, WI   See Map
We will perform 3 - 4 selections for the afternoon service.
Sunday
December 22
2:00 pm
Holiday Season Sunday
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter, and Americana. Fingerstyle Guitar
Sun Prairie Public Library
1350 Linnerud Dr
Sun Prairie, WI   See Map
Dave and I will perform a mix of acoustic guitar based songs and instrumentals with some seasonal touches at one of my top favorite places in Sun Prairie! (I am a huge fan of libraries and books of all kinds.) We also will do a song or two inspired by books.
Wednesday
June 3
2020
12:00 pm
to
12:45 pm
Lunch and Listen
with Helen Avakian, Terry Champlin
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter. classical guitar, fingerstyle guitar
First Evangelical Lutheran Church
Corner of Mill and Katherine Streets
Poughkeepsie, NY   See Map
Classical guitar duets and solos, a few vocal songs refreshments after, free admission (845) 452-6050

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
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 I Love the Moon 2008
Folk/Traditional
Helen's newest CD released in June 2008
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 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.
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 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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