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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
Saturday
March 20
12:00 pm
to
1:30 pm
Online Guitar Beginning Improvisation Workshop
with Helen Avakian
Acoustic. Guitar
Walnut Valley Festival
Winfield, NY   See Map
Guitar Jam Recipe, Beginning Improvisation Workshop. Learn how to "speak music" with your guitar using what you already know plus add some new skills. We will also do some group "jamming" and exercises in as much as we can on zoom.

Please Note Times are listed in central time zone.

For more info and to register click on the "more info" link.
More Info
Saturday
March 20
3:00 pm
to
4:50 pm
Guitarist's Performance Workshop
with Helen Avakian
Acoustic. Guitar
Walnut Valley Festival
Winfield, NY   See Map
Do you spend a lot of time practicing music on your own, feeling like it is going pretty well, only to perform under your capabilities when you play in front of others?

Would you like to transform your stage fright to stage excite-ment?

This workshop is an exploration of ways to work with energy of stage fright and turn it into something positive so that one can perform more effectively and enjoy it along the way. I will offer various techniques and tips from mind set, ways to prepare in practice sessions to ways to calm down before and during performance. There will be an opportunity for participants to perform and share with the group of they wish to do so. We will also do some group guitar work.

For more info click on the "more info" link.

Please note times listed are central time zone
More Info
Sunday
March 21
12:00 pm
to
1:30 pm
Online Musicians' Beginning Improvisation Workshop
with Helen Avakian
Acoustic. Guitar, Vocie, All Instruments Welcome
Walnut Valley Festival
Winfield, NY   See Map
"Musician's Jam Recipe" Learn how to "speak music" with your instrument or voice using what you already know plus add some new skills. We will also do some group "jamming" and exercises in as much as we can on zoom.

Please Note Times are listed in central time zone.

For more info and to register click on the "more info" link.
More Info
Sunday
March 21
3:00 pm
to
4:50 pm
Musician's Performance Workshop
with Helen Avakian
Acoustic. Guitar, Voice, All instruments welcome
Walnut Valley Festival
Winfield, NY   See Map
Do you spend a lot of time practicing music on your own, feeling like it is going pretty well, only to perform under your capabilities when you play in front of others?

Would you like to transform your stage fright to stage excite-ment?

This workshop is an exploration of ways to work with energy of stage fright and turn it into something positive so that one can perform more effectively and enjoy it along the way. I will offer various techniques and tips from mind set, ways to prepare in practice sessions to ways to calm down before and during performance. There will be an opportunity for participants to perform and share with the group of they wish to do so. We will also do some group instrumental/vocal work as well.

For more info click on the "more info" link.

Please note times listed are central time zone
More Info


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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