Armen Adamian
PhD Candidate, Instructor of Armenian Music Ensemble , Ethnomusicology

Instructor of the Armenian Music Ensemble

Armen Adamian is a Ph.D. student in Ethnomusicology at UCLA. His research inquires into the political implications of musical acts revealed via style, repertoire, identity, and class. Currently focusing on music and dance in Armenian societies, he investigates the role of performance in the production of national narratives. Alongside his academic studies, Armen practices duduk and leads an Armenian folk ensemble in Los Angeles. He received his MA in Ethnomusicology from UCLA, a BA in Psychology and a BA in Music Composition from Humboldt State University.

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