Tigran arakelyan, flutist & conductor
Armenian-American conductor Tigran Arakelyan is the
Music Director of Whidbey Island Community Orchestra,
Way Youth Orchestra, University of Washington Campus Philharmonia
and assistant conductor of Whatcom Symphony Orchestra.
Arakelyan is a doctoral student and a Predoctoral Associate at the University
of Washington under the mentorship of Maestro Ludovic Morlot and Dr. David
Alexander Rahbee. In 2008 he played alongside Sir James Galway during his
induction into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame with the Los Angeles
Philharmonic. A strong advocate of new music, Mr. Arakelyan has performed
regional and world premieres by Iosif Andriasov, Stepan Rostomyan, Jon Brenner,
Arshak Andriasov, Felipe Rossi, and Eleanor Aversa among others.