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Davit Drambyan M.A.

 

Residence

Halle/Saale, Germany

 

Date and place of birth

23.06.1975, Yerevan (Armenia)

 

Occupation

composer, guitarist, arranger, producer, teacher and musicologist

 

Education

Since 2017 –  Training as a Carilloneur (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: EURYTHMIE IM LICHTE DER MUSIKWISSENSCHAFT

1998-2000 – Academy of sacred music, Halle/Saale (Germany)

         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 here

 

Work experience

Since 2011 – Project management in cooperation with the Musical Competence Centrum of Saxony-Anhalt (Germany)

         Currently: Lecturer for "Songwriting and Music Production for a Pop or Rock Band" and "How Does My Environment Sound? - Creating a Composition by Means of Loops", as well as "New Music from Saxony-Anhalt"

2001 – Domgymnasium Merseburg (Germany)

         Guitar teacher

Since 2010 – J. Quantz music school, Merseburg (Germany)

         Guitar teacher

2002-2010 – Kraemer Market Research Ltd., 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

Armenian, Russian, German, English, Spanish

 

Memberships and functions

Membership in the Guild of German Composers, 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

EURYTHMIE IM LICHTE DER MUSIKWISSENSCHAFT (Diplomica Verlag 2008)

ISBN 978-3-8366-6491-2 (book) and ISBN 978-3-8366-1276-0 (e-book)

Click here for info, reading rehearsal and order

 

Artistic career

 

2018

production of the single “Lonely Messiah” (feat. Sensei Philippe Orban)

production of the video-clip "Kseramos Pass !!!"

2017

production of the solo album "Aplysia 6" (ethno-rock, polystylism)

production of the video-clip "Escuela de Esperanto"

2016

production of the video-clip "Triptych (Part I)"

2015

production of the solo albums "Psychedelic Octoechos: Popevki Znamennogo Rospeva" and "Yerkraskavarák"

production of the video-clips "Glas 3", "Glas 4", "Glas 5", "Jan Arún (Darling Brook)" and "Psychostasia"

2014-2016

cooperation with the project Vibration (psychedelic)

2014

conception und carrying out of the "Workshop of improvisation over the Andalusian cadence and rumba flamenca", demo

production of the video-clips "Kinder Are Holy", "Antiloope", "Back 2 the Sun", "Soviet Tankmen's Song" and "Home"

2013

production of the album Davit Drambyan & Sasha Bulochkin "Psychonautika: Eine Versenkung in die russische Seele"

2012

production of the solo albums "Antititanik" (polystylism) and "Kseramos Pass !!!" (flamenco-metal)

production of the video-clips "¡Bombasticle!"

cooperation with the Jazz Bigband Merseburg as guitarist

since 2011

cooperation with the Musikalisches Kompetenzzentrum Sachsen-Anhalt

2011

Akkitation Arkestra wins Creole-Weltmusik competition (Middle Germany)

2010-2011

work within with the band Akkitation Arkestra (world-music, jazz)

organisation of jazz- and weorld-music sessions in Halle/Saale, Germany

2009-2013

work within the guitar-duo Yerevan Express (world music, flamenco)

2009-2012

participation in cultural-exchange oriented concerts in Schloss Hohenerxleben

2009-2010

production of the solo album "For People Like You & Me" (world-music)

2009

production of the album spaceGUiTar  "Revival"

2008

production of the solo album "Unlimited Liberty" (flamenco-metal, crossover)

2007-2009

intensive practice of the flamenco guitar, recordings of the solo albums "¡No Pasaran!" and "¿Pasaran?" (flamenco)

2007

cartoon-scorings for the European Animation Masterclass (International Academy of Media and Arts Halle/Saale)

2006

recordings of the solo album "ARARATh" (Armenian folk songs)

2005-2014

work within with the progressive-rock-band The World Regulators

since 2005

work within with the trio Los Degustadores (flamenco, latin-jazz)

2003-2004

cooperation with the Uni Bigband Halle as guitarist

2003-2004

cooperation with the band Dos Aquas (latin-reggae)

2002-2003

recordings of the album spaceGUiTar  "Milky Way"

since 2002

participation in radio broadcasts at radio "Corax"

since 2001

the project spaceGUiTar comes into life, demo CD

2000-2002

work within the rock-band Plasma, the maxi-CD Plasma "...fortgeflogen" (2001)

1999

performance of "The Four Seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi on the electric guitar accompanied by organ

1998-1999

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

1998

cooperation as arranger with Vahan Artsruni (CD "Komitas. Ten Revelations". Release - 2002)

participation in television and radio broadcasts at "A1+" TV-company and radio "Burg FM"

1997-1998

production of the own chamber music-CD "The Worship of Light’s Spirit", production of the video-clip "O My Love"

production and DIY-release of the first CD Dumbarton Oaks "Cadence"

1994

first studio recordings with Dumbarton Oaks, participation in festivals "Music5" and "Gaudeamus"

1993-1994

work within Armenian bands Dumbarton Oaks (art-rock) and Beerdigungs Läuten (death-metal) as guitarrist

1990-2002

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