AUA’s “Star Jam” Student Music Club Gives Captivating First Performance

YEREVAN, Armenia – On Friday, February 14, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s “Star Jam” Music Club treated the AUA community to a Valentine’s Day concert in Akian Art Gallery. The concert program featured songs in English, Armenian, Spanish, and Russian, sung by members of AUA’s undergraduate music club.

Head of the “Star Jam” Music Club Hovhannes Minasyan (E&C ’17) shared, “We decided to organize this concert as a fun celebration for Valentine’s Day. We also wanted to introduce ourselves to the AUA community. We hope that students will see how much fun we are having and will join us.”

Founded in 1991, the American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia and affiliated with the University of California. AUA provides a global education in Armenia and the region, offering high-quality, graduate and undergraduate studies, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting public service and democratic values.

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 Front row from left: Levon Demurchyan, Hovhannes Minasyan. Back row from left: Tatev Matevosyan, Inga Vatinyan, Anna Aghabekyan, Lily Grigoryan, Manila Saroyan, Kristina Simonyan.

 

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The Akian Art Gallery was filled with students, faculty and staff.

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Marina Gomtsian on piano playing Milan Dvorak’s 1st Jazz Etude.

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Inga Vatinyan, Tatev Matevosyan, and Angela Diloyan singing “Wrecking Ball.”

 

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Lily Grigoryan with all members of the AUA “Star Jam” Music Club.

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Inga Vatinyan and Hovhannes Minasyan singing Весна (Vesna, Spring). 

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Manila Saroyan on piano.

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Noemi Akopian introduced all of the singers.

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Anna Aghabekyan

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Lily Grigoryan singing Rascall Flatt’s “I Won’t Let Go.”

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Levon Demurchyan singing Dean Martin’s “Ain’t That a Kick in the Head.”

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Angela Diloyan singing “My Valentine” by Paul McCartney.

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Tatev Matevosyan

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Kristina Simonyan singing “Historia de un Amor.”

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Inessa Manukyan singing “Don’t You Remember” by Adele.

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AUA’s “Star Jam” Music Club.