Biography

Davit Drambyan M.A.

Residence

Halle/Saale, Germany

Time, date and place of birth

at 17:30 on 23.06.1975 in Yerevan (Armenia)

Occupation

composer, guitarist, arranger, producer, educator and musicologist

Education

Since 2017 – Training as a carillonneur (chime player) of the city of Halle/Saale (Germany) 1998-2008 – Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle/Saale (Germany) Master of Arts in musicology and British & American studies Final paper: TONEURYTHMIE IM LICHTE DER MUSIKWISSENSCHAFT 1998-2000 – Academy of sacred music, Halle/Saale (Germany) Guest studies of choral and orchestral conducting, organ and singing 1992-1997 – Komitas Yerevan State Conservatory, Yerevan (Armenia) Diploma (with distinction) in composition Final paper: MEMORIAL-SYMPHONY for orchestra 1989-1991 – State music school No. 11, Yerevan (Armenia) Qualification in classical guitar 1981-1991 – Basic school No. 171, Yerevan (Armenia) General education Documents and references [notarized translations if applicable] (3,44 MB), Download Link

Work experience

Since 2011 – Project management for the Musical Competence Centrum of Saxony-Anhalt Currently: Lecturer for "Songwriting and Music Production for a Pop or Rock Band" "Radio Play Production" (co-lecturer Anna Maria Zinke) "How Does My Environment Sound? - Creating a Composition by Means of Loops" "New Music from Saxony-Anhalt" Since 2010 – J. Quantz music school, Merseburg (Germany) Guitar teacher 2011-2018 – Domgymnasium Merseburg (Germany) Guitar teacher 2002-2010 – Kraemer Market Research Ltd., Studio Halle/Saale (Germany) Interviewer 2009 – Robert-Franz music school, Halle/Saale (Germany) Guitar and music theory teacher 2002-2007 – Centrum for Sociologic Research Halle, registered association, Halle/Saale (Germany) Student assistant at CATI-Laboratory 1999-2006 – Georg-Friedrich-Haendel-Halle concert hall, Halle/Saale (Germany) Technical assistant 2001 – Waldorf School Halle, Halle/Saale (Germany) Guitar teacher 1997-1998 – "A1+" television network, Yerevan (Armenia) Music editor, sound engineer, tutor 1996-1997 – "Ardzagang Records" recording studio, Yerevan (Armenia) Recording engineer 1995-1997 – State music school No. 11, Yerevan (Armenia) Guitar teacher 1992-1994 – "Laboratorium" theater, Yerevan (Armenia) Musician, actor

Language skills

German, English, Russian, Spanish, Armenian

Software skills

Finale, Samplitude, Reason, Edius, Xara Designer Pro

Memberships and functions

Membership in the DGV, German bell ringers registered association Membership in the iaido-club Hakushinkai Halle, registered association (second chairman) Membership in the MIaiB, registered association (treasurer) Membership in the aikido dojo Fudoshin

Interests

Philosophy, anthroposophy and history of religion Martial arts and arts of body movement: aikido, iaido, tai-chi, eurythmy

Publications

TONEURYTHMIE IM LICHTE DER MUSIKWISSENSCHAFT (Hamburg, Diplomica Verlag 2008) ISBN 978-3-8366-6491-2 (book) and ISBN 978-3-8366-1276-0 CD (e-book) Click here for info, reading rehearsal and order ATTENTION: unfortunately there are printing errors on the page 74 of Diplomica edition, you may download the correct version of this page as PDF file by clicking here.

Artistic Highlights & Selected Media Reports

2021

SINGLE Davit Drambyan feat. Ni Colette – Leichte Tropfen (pop/rock ballad/alternative) SINGLE Spaceguitar – Fifty Five Nights with StefWithAnF (IDM, romantic techno) SINGLE Greensleeves (Davit Drambyan – Carillon) (folk, world-music) ALBUM Spaceguitar – Revival (techno with live guitar [Archives 2002-2012, Edition 2021]) ALBUM Davit Drambyan & Mathias Krauß – Yerevan Express (world-music, flamenco [Edition 2021])

2020

SINGLE Davit Drambyan feat. Katrin Schinköth-Haase – Hymn 2 the Lions (alternative) SINGLE Spaceguitar – Baby, It's Raining Outside (acoustic, lounge, guitar music) SINGLE Armenian Traditionals (Davit Drambyan – Carillon) [LIVE] (Christian, folk) SINGLE Spaceguitar – Whole Lotta Life (IDM, rock, metal, crossover, techno) EP Davit Drambyan – TokTik 15 (comedy, children’s music) SINGLE Davit Drambyan – TikTok 60 (comedy, children’s music) Live performances on EUROPA-Carillon in Halle/Saale DIE NEUE 107.7 Du bist Halle Gigs as guitarist

2019

SINGLE Davit Drambyan feat. Anna Maria Zinke – Throat Culture (prog/death-metal) VIDEO Coming Undone - KoRn cover by Drambyan & Sick Phil in the Red Tower of Halle Metal Hammer Memorial homage to The Prodigy: "Omen" on Europe's largest tower-bells and a flashmob outside Mitteldeutsche Zeitung TV Halle ALBUM Davit Drambyan – BeerdigungsLäuten UnTot (Death-Metal) VIDEO Metallica - For Whom the Bell Tolls im Roten Turm in Halle/Saale (played by Davit Drambyan) Metal Hammer Louder ROCK ANTENNE Hamburg laut.de MetalSucks Consequence of Sound Yahoo Radio Tangra Mega Rock RockFM Rockol Blasting News Tenho Mais Discos Que Amigos! SUPER FM Take Metal Kerrang! REVOLVER Numerous performance videos on Europe’s largest bell-tower Gigs as guitarist, solo and in duo TULPENTHAL (with Susann Stephan – clarinet)

2018

VIDEO AC/DC - Hells Bells im Roten Turm in Halle/Saale (played by Davit Drambyan) Rolling Stone Metal Hammer Louder ROCK ANTENNE Hamburg Bild Welt TAG24 Hürriyet SINGLE Davit Drambyan feat. Sensei Philippe Orban – Lonely Messiah (French hiphop) First arrangements and compositions for the carillon (tower-bells) First performance videos on the largest carillon of Europe Gigs as guitarist, solo as well as in duo with Anna Maria Zinke, in trio LOS DEGUSTADORES (flamenco/latin) and in the band VIBRATION (psychedelic tribal rock)

2017

ALBUM Davit Drambyan – Aplysia 6: Lovesongs of Passion, Sex & Marriage (ethno-rock, polystylism) Gigs as guitarist in duo TULPENTHAL, in trio LOS DEGUSTADORES and in the band VIBRATION

2016

Gigs as guitarist in duo TULPENTHAL and with the project SPACEGUITAR (techno+live guitar)

2015

ALBUM Davit Drambyan – Yerkraskavarák [Flatworlddisk] (oriental prog-metal) ALBUM Davit Drambyan – Psychedelic Octoechos: Popevki Znamennogo Rospeva (Russian Orthodox chants, psychedelically arranged) Gigs as guitarist in the band VIBRATION

2014

EP Davit Drambyan – Tres rumbas flamencas (workshop demo) Leading the "Workshop of improvisation over the Andalusian cadence and rumba flamenca" Gigs as guitarist, solo as well as in duo TULPENTHAL, in duo with Sasha Bulochkin (Russian songs) and in the band THE WORLD REGULATORS (progressive rock)

2013

ALBUM Davit Drambyan & Sasha Bulochkin – Psychonautica: An Immersion into the Russian Soul Gigs as guitarist, solo as well as in duo TULPENTHAL and in the band VIBRATION

2012

ALBUM Davit Drambyan – Kseramos Pass !!! (flamenco-metal) ALBUM Davit Drambyan – Antititanik (polystylism) Gigs as guitarist, solo as well as in duo with Sasha Bulochkin, with AKKITATION ARKESTRA and with the Jazz Bigband Merseburg

2011

ALBUM Akkitation Arkestra – Worldjazz Imaginaire Organisation of jazz- and world-music sessions in Halle/Saale Gigs as guitarist, solo as well as in guitar duo YEREVAN EXPRESS (with Mathias Krauß), with the Band AKKITATION ARKESTRA (world-music, jazz) and with the project SPACEGUITAR AKKITATION ARKESTRA wins Creole-Weltmusik competition (Middle Germany)

2010

ALBUM Davit Drambyan – For People Like You & Me (world-music) Gigs as guitarist, solo as well as in guitar duo YEREVAN EXPRESS, in trio LOS DEGUSTADORES, in the band AKKITATION ARKESTRA and in the band THE WORLD REGULATORS

2009

2009-2012 Participation in cultural-exchange oriented concerts in Schloss Hohenerxleben

2008

ALBUM Davit Drambyan – Unlimited Liberty (flamenco-metal, crossover)

2007

ALBUM Davit Drambyan – ¿Pasaran? (flamenco, B-side of "¡No Pasaran!") ALBUM Davit Drambyan – ¡No Pasaran! (flamenco instrumental, A-side) Cartoon-scorings for the European Animation Masterclass (International Academy of Media and Arts Halle/Saale)

2006

ALBUM Davit Drambyan – ARARATh (Armenian folk songs)

2005

2005-2014 Foundation and participation within the band The World Regulators (progressive rock) Since 2005 participation within the trio Los Degustadores (flamenco, latin jazz)

2003-2004

Participation within the Uni Bigband Halle as guitarist Participation within the band Dos Aguas (latin reggae)

2003

ALBUM spaceGUiTar – Milky Way (vintage techno with live guitar and saxophone)

2002

Since 2002 participation in radio broadcasts at radio Radio "Corax", Halle/Saale Gigs as guitarist with SPACEGUITAR, among others at the Kickstart and Bei-Der-See festivals

2001

Foundation and participation within the project SPACEGUITAR (electro-acoustic, experimental) ALBUM spaceGUiTar – Demo 2001 (guitar improvisations over techno-backgrounds) EP Plasma – …fortgeflogen [2001] (maxi-CD, progressive rock)

2000-2002

Foundation and participation within the rock band PLASMA.

1999

Performance of "The Four Seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi on the electric guitar accompanied by organ in the Heilig Kreuz Kirche Halle/Saale

1998-1999

Participation as organist in services and concerts, in which Armenian sacred music was presented to the German audience

1998

Collaboration as arranger with Vahan Artsruni (ALBUM "Komitas. Ten Revelations". Release – 2002. Unplugged folk-rock) Participation in television and radio broadcasts at "A1+" TV-company and radio "Burg FM", Armenia

1997-1998

Release of own chamber music CD: ALBUM DAVIT DRAMBYAN – The Worship of Light’s Spirit [1998], The first music video "O My Love" First production and release of a CD: ALBUM DUMBARTON OAKS – Cadence [1998] (art-rock)

1994

First studio recordings with DUMBARTON OAKS, participation in festivals "Music5" und "Gaudeamus"

1993-1994

Work within Armenian bands DUMBARTON OAKS (Artrock) and BEERDIGUNGS LÄUTEN (death-metal) as guitarrist

1990-2002

Participation in classical concerts as guitarist (both solo and with orchestra)

Photo Gallery

You can download the picture (HQ 6,36 MB) by clicking here

Biography

Davit Drambyan M.A.

Residence

Halle/Saale, Germany

Time, date and place of birth

at 17:30 on 23.06.1975 in Yerevan (Armenia)

Occupation

composer, guitarist, arranger, producer, educator and musicologist

Education

Since 2017 – Training as a carillonneur (chime player) of the city of Halle/Saale (Germany) 1998-2008 – Martin-Luther-University Halle- Wittenberg, Halle/Saale (Germany) Master of Arts in musicology and British & American studies Final paper: TONEURYTHMIE IM LICHTE DER MUSIKWISSENSCHAFT 1998-2000 – Academy of sacred music, Halle/Saale (Germany) Guest studies of choral and orchestral conducting, organ and singing 1992-1997 – Komitas Yerevan State Conservatory, Yerevan (Armenia) Diploma (with distinction) in composition Final paper: MEMORIAL-SYMPHONY for orchestra 1989-1991 – State music school No. 11, Yerevan (Armenia) Qualification in classical guitar 1981-1991 – Basic school No. 171, Yerevan (Armenia) General education Documents and references [notarized translations if applicable] (3,44 MB), Download Link

Work experience

Since 2011 – Project management for the Musical Competence Centrum of Saxony-Anhalt Currently: Lecturer for "Songwriting and Music Production for a Pop or Rock Band" "Radio Play Production" (co-lecturer Anna Maria Zinke) "How Does My Environment Sound? - Creating a Composition by Means of Loops" "New Music from Saxony-Anhalt" Since 2010 – J. Quantz music school, Merseburg (Germany) Guitar teacher 2011-2018 – Domgymnasium Merseburg (Germany) Guitar teacher 2002-2010 – Kraemer Market Research Ltd., Studio Halle/Saale (Germany) Interviewer 2009 – Robert-Franz music school, Halle/Saale (Germany) Guitar and music theory teacher 2002-2007 – Centrum for Sociologic Research Halle, registered association, Halle/Saale (Germany) Student assistant at CATI-Laboratory 1999-2006 – Georg-Friedrich-Haendel-Halle concert hall, Halle/Saale (Germany) Technical assistant 2001 – Waldorf School Halle, Halle/Saale (Germany) Guitar teacher 1997-1998 – "A1+" television network, Yerevan (Armenia) Music editor, sound engineer, tutor 1996-1997 – "Ardzagang Records" recording studio, Yerevan (Armenia) Recording engineer 1995-1997 – State music school No. 11, Yerevan (Armenia) Guitar teacher 1992-1994 – "Laboratorium" theater, Yerevan (Armenia) Musician, actor

Language skills

German, English, Russian, Spanish, Armenian

Software skills

Finale, Samplitude, Reason, Edius, Xara Designer Pro

Memberships and functions

Membership in the DGV, German bell ringers registered association Membership in the iaido-club Hakushinkai Halle, registered association (second chairman) Membership in the MIaiB, registered association (treasurer) Membership in the aikido dojo Fudoshin

Interests

Philosophy, anthroposophy and history of religion Martial arts and arts of body movement: aikido, iaido, tai-chi, eurythmy

Publications

TONEURYTHMIE IM LICHTE DER MUSIKWISSENSCHAFT (Hamburg, Diplomica Verlag 2008) ISBN 978-3-8366-6491-2 (book) and ISBN 978-3-8366- 1276-0 CD (e-book) Click here for info, reading rehearsal and order ATTENTION: unfortunately there are printing errors on the page 74 of Diplomica edition, you may download the correct version of this page as PDF file by clicking here.

Artistic Highlights &

Selected Media Reports

2021

SINGLE Davit Drambyan feat. Ni Colette – Leichte Tropfen (pop/rock ballad/alternative) SINGLE Spaceguitar – Fifty Five Nights with StefWithAnF (IDM, romantic techno) SINGLE Greensleeves (Davit Drambyan – Carillon) (folk, world-music) ALBUM Spaceguitar – Revival (techno with live guitar [Archives 2002-2012, Edition 2021]) ALBUM Davit Drambyan & Mathias Krauß – Yerevan Express (world-music, flamenco [Edition 2021])

2020

SINGLE Davit Drambyan feat. Katrin Schinköth-Haase Hymn 2 the Lions (alternative) SINGLE Spaceguitar – Baby, It's Raining Outside (acoustic, lounge, guitar music) SINGLE Armenian Traditionals (Davit Drambyan – Carillon) [LIVE] (Christian, folk) SINGLE Spaceguitar – Whole Lotta Life (IDM, rock, metal, crossover, techno) EP Davit Drambyan – TokTik 15 (comedy, children’s music) SINGLE Davit Drambyan – TikTok 60 (comedy, children’s music) Live performances on EUROPA-Carillon in Halle/Saale DIE NEUE 107.7 Du bist Halle Gigs as guitarist

2019

SINGLE Davit Drambyan feat. Anna Maria Zinke – Throat Culture (prog/death-metal) VIDEO Coming Undone - KoRn cover by Drambyan & Sick Phil in the Red Tower of Halle Metal Hammer Memorial homage to The Prodigy: "Omen" on Europe's largest tower-bells and a flashmob outside Mitteldeutsche Zeitung TV Halle ALBUM Davit Drambyan – BeerdigungsLäuten UnTot (Death-Metal) VIDEO Metallica - For Whom the Bell Tolls im Roten Turm in Halle/Saale (played by Davit Drambyan) Metal Hammer Louder ROCK ANTENNE Hamburg laut.de MetalSucks Consequence of Sound Yahoo Radio Tangra Mega Rock RockFM Rockol Blasting News Tenho Mais Discos Que Amigos! SUPER FM Take Metal Kerrang! REVOLVER Numerous performance videos on Europe’s largest bell- tower Gigs as guitarist, solo and in duo TULPENTHAL (with Susann Stephan – clarinet)

2018

VIDEO AC/DC - Hells Bells im Roten Turm in Halle/Saale (played by Davit Drambyan) Rolling Stone Metal Hammer Louder ROCK ANTENNE Hamburg Bild Welt TAG24 Hürriyet SINGLE Davit Drambyan feat. Sensei Philippe Orban – Lonely Messiah (French hiphop) First arrangements and compositions for the carillon (tower-bells) First performance videos on the largest carillon of Europe Gigs as guitarist, solo as well as in duo with Anna Maria Zinke, in trio LOS DEGUSTADORES (flamenco/latin) and in the band VIBRATION (psychedelic tribal rock)

2017

ALBUM Davit Drambyan – Aplysia 6: Lovesongs of Passion, Sex & Marriage (ethno-rock, polystylism) Gigs as guitarist in duo TULPENTHAL, in trio LOS DEGUSTADORES and in the band VIBRATION

2016

Gigs as guitarist in duo TULPENTHAL and with the project SPACEGUITAR (techno+live guitar)

2015

ALBUM Davit Drambyan – Yerkraskavarák [Flatworlddisk] (oriental prog-metal) ALBUM Davit Drambyan – Psychedelic Octoechos: Popevki Znamennogo Rospeva (Russian Orthodox chants, psychedelically arranged) Gigs as guitarist in the band VIBRATION

2014

EP Davit Drambyan – Tres rumbas flamencas (workshop demo) Leading the "Workshop of improvisation over the Andalusian cadence and rumba flamenca" Gigs as guitarist, solo as well as in duo TULPENTHAL, in duo with Sasha Bulochkin (Russian songs) and in the band THE WORLD REGULATORS (progressive rock)

2013

ALBUM Davit Drambyan & Sasha Bulochkin – Psychonautica: An Immersion into the Russian Soul Gigs as guitarist, solo as well as in duo TULPENTHAL and in the band VIBRATION

2012

ALBUM Davit Drambyan – Kseramos Pass !!! (flamenco- metal) ALBUM Davit Drambyan – Antititanik (polystylism) Gigs as guitarist, solo as well as in duo with Sasha Bulochkin, with AKKITATION ARKESTRA and with the Jazz Bigband Merseburg

2011

ALBUM Akkitation Arkestra – Worldjazz Imaginaire Organisation of jazz- and world-music sessions in Halle/Saale Gigs as guitarist, solo as well as in guitar duo YEREVAN EXPRESS (with Mathias Krauß), with the Band AKKITATION ARKESTRA (world-music, jazz) and with the project SPACEGUITAR AKKITATION ARKESTRA wins Creole-Weltmusik competition (Middle Germany)

2010

ALBUM Davit Drambyan – For People Like You & Me (world-music) Gigs as guitarist, solo as well as in guitar duo YEREVAN EXPRESS, in trio LOS DEGUSTADORES, in the band AKKITATION ARKESTRA and in the band THE WORLD REGULATORS

2009

2009-2012 Participation in cultural-exchange oriented concerts in Schloss Hohenerxleben

2008

ALBUM Davit Drambyan – Unlimited Liberty (flamenco- metal, crossover)

2007

ALBUM Davit Drambyan – ¿Pasaran? (flamenco, B-side of "¡No Pasaran!") ALBUM Davit Drambyan – ¡No Pasaran! (flamenco instrumental, A-side) Cartoon-scorings for the European Animation Masterclass (International Academy of Media and Arts Halle/Saale)

2006

ALBUM Davit Drambyan – ARARATh (Armenian folk songs)

2005

2005-2014 Foundation and participation within the band The World Regulators (progressive rock) Since 2005 participation within the trio Los Degustadores (flamenco, latin jazz)

2003-2004

Participation within the Uni Bigband Halle as guitarist Participation within the band Dos Aguas (latin reggae)

2003

ALBUM spaceGUiTar – Milky Way (vintage techno with live guitar and saxophone)

2002

Since 2002 participation in radio broadcasts at radio Radio "Corax", Halle/Saale Gigs as guitarist with SPACEGUITAR, among others at the Kickstart and Bei-Der-See festivals

2001

Foundation and participation within the project SPACEGUITAR (electro-acoustic, experimental) ALBUM spaceGUiTar – Demo 2001 (guitar improvisations over techno-backgrounds) EP Plasma – …fortgeflogen [2001] (maxi-CD, progressive rock)

2000-2002

Foundation and participation within the rock band PLASMA.

1999

Performance of "The Four Seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi on the electric guitar accompanied by organ in the Heilig Kreuz Kirche Halle/Saale

1998-1999

Participation as organist in services and concerts, in which Armenian sacred music was presented to the German audience

1998

Collaboration as arranger with Vahan Artsruni (ALBUM "Komitas. Ten Revelations". Release – 2002. Unplugged folk-rock) Participation in television and radio broadcasts at "A1+" TV-company and radio "Burg FM", Armenia

1997-1998

Release of own chamber music CD: ALBUM DAVIT DRAMBYAN – The Worship of Light’s Spirit [1998], The first music video "O My Love" First production and release of a CD: ALBUM DUMBARTON OAKS – Cadence [1998] (art-rock)

1994

First studio recordings with DUMBARTON OAKS, participation in festivals "Music5" und "Gaudeamus"

1993-1994

Work within Armenian bands DUMBARTON OAKS (Artrock) and BEERDIGUNGS LÄUTEN (death-metal) as guitarrist

1990-2002

Participation in classical concerts as guitarist (both solo and with orchestra)
You can download the picture (HQ 6,36 MB) by clicking here

davit DRAMBYAN

composer, guitarist, vocalist, bell-ringer, producer, educator, musicologist

record labels: drambyan.com and spaceguitar.de

composer, guitarist, vocalist,

producer and bell-ringer

record labels: drambyan.com & spaceguitar.de

davit DRAMBYAN