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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
Phone: (845) 797-6461
PO Box 1571 Pleasant Valley NY 12569

Original Songs

"Sister Song" Acoustic Guitar Solo by Helen Avakian

Calendar for Helen Avakian
October 16
7:00 pm
Southern Wisconsin Guitar League Presents
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Americana, and Singer-Songwriter. Fingerstyle Guitar
Knapton Music
2475 Milton Ave
Janesville, WI   See Map
We are honored to be returning to this concert series in its new Janesville home.
We will play our eclectic Amreicana music. The concert is from 7 - 8 pm and after there are breakout sessions for guitarists with an option to play more advacne music in the "minor league" or beginner music in the "rookies."
Always a good time!
October 27
6:30 pm
8:30 pm
Red Door Duo CoffeeHouse Music
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin, Matthew Ackerman
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter, and Americana. Fingerstyle Guitar
Cargo Coffee East
Madison, WI   See Map
We are so happy to return to this friendly Madison venue!
Coffee, smoothies, wine, and all kinds of food.

We share the evening with classical and Flamenco guitarist, Matthew Ackerman, who I am also proud to say is my student from the past 6 years!

Admission Free, Donations accepted
November 11
7:00 pm
Brian Henke's Woodchoppers Ball
with Helen Avakian, Brian Henke, Dave Irwin, Peter Janson, Mark Sganga, Matt Thomas, Micheal Kelsey, Atom Lax, Bill Russell, Jesse Smith
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 22nd year of this always unique event in which every performer brings their own special approach to the guitar. 330-677-5005

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CDs by Helen Avakian

 Notes from Helen 2015
A collection of Helen's original guitar instrumentals and arrangements of some of her long time top favorite songs
 I Love the Moon 2008
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.

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