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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
August 20
6:00 pm
to
8:00 pm
Music in Nature
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin, Helen Ross Avakian
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter. Fingerstyle Guitar and More!
Blue Mound State Park
4350 Mounds Park Rd
Bue Mounds, WI   See Map
Dave and I will concertize in a woodland amphitheater in this wonderful park.
Friday
August 26
4:00 pm
to
5:00 pm
Happy Hour for Residents
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter. Fingerstyle Guitar and More!
Cardinal View Senior Living
3820 Tribeca Dr
Middleton, WI   See Map
We will play some originals, classic folk and rock, oldies, classical favorites and more!
Saturday
August 27
8:00 pm
Fingerstyle Guitar Champions
with Helen Avakian, Jack Wilson, Jack Wilson, Jesse Smith
Acoustic, Americana, and Singer-Songwriter. Virtuoso Fingerstyle Guitar
Mineral Point Opera House
139 High St
Mineral Point, WI   See Map
Dave and I are so excited to join 2 of our Fingerstyle Guitar Champion friends onstage onstage in this beautiful theatre!
From renditions of pop tunes like Steely Dan's Reelin' In the Years complete band arrangement on one guitar to the exciting virtuosity of the Chet Atkins tradition to the eclectic mix of Red Door Duo this will be a very special night for fans of top notch acoustic guitar music.
We will perform separately and together and there is sure to be some electrifying spontaneous jamming too!
Tickets and Info
Saturday
September 24
2:00 pm
to
7:00 pm
Wedding Ceremony and Reception
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, New Age, and Covers. Virtuoso Fingerstyle Guitar
Eagle Waters Resort
3958 Eagle Waters Rd
Eagle River, WI   See Map
We will play many kinds of acoustic guitar music with an emphasis on fingerstyle and Enya as per this couple's request.
Saturday
October 8
7:00 pm
Fall Concert
with Helen Avakian, David Irwin
Acoustic, Americana, and Singer-Songwriter. Fingerstyle Guitar
Church of the Good Shepard
23599 Cedar Rd
Beachwood, OH   See Map
Excited to headline for the first time at this roots music concert series! We will have an opening act TBA.
Info
Sunday
October 30
7:00 pm
Friends Reunion
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin, Terry Champlin, Kati Garcia Renart
Acoustic, Classical/Opera, and Singer-Songwriter. World, Virtuoso Fingerstyle Guitar
Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main St
Beacon, NY   See Map
This will be a split bill featuring Dave and me (Red Door Duo) and classical guitarist/composer extraordinaire, Terry Champlin with Flamenco and modern dancer, Kati Garcia Renart! So excited to share the evening with these talented artists and long time dear frineds and colleagues!
Saturday
November 12
12:00 pm
to
2:00 pm
Wellness Expo
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, New Age, and Americana. Fingerstyle Guitar
Brassworks Building at the Goodman Center
214 Waubesa St
Madison, WI   See Map
We will play music for health and healing.
Info
Saturday
December 3
7:00 pm
Woodchoppers Ball
with Helen Avakian, Brian Henke, Dave Irwin, Peter Jansen, Mark Sganga
Acoustic, New Age, and Jazz. Virtuoso Fingerstyle Guitar
Kent Stage
175 East Main St
Kent, OH   See Map
Dave and I are honored to be invited back to this annual benefit concert for The Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless featuring 9 of the best acoustic guitarists in the Universe! This will be the 21st year of this always unique event in which every performer brings their own special approach to the guitar. www.kentstage.org 330-677-5005


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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