Geghuni Chitchian

Composer
Armenia

She was born in 1929 in Leninakan (present Gyumri).

In 1953 she graduated from the Yerevan Conservatory, the class of compositions after G. Yeghiazarian. Since 1953 she is the head of the class of compositions in the children’s music school, since 1971 she has lectured in the Conservatory, and has become an assistant professor since 1982.

Choreographic suite for symphonic orchestra (1953)
Overture for great orchestra “Hi, morning!” (1967. Boston, Praha, Poznan, Leningrad, Tbilisi, Moscow, 1st prize)
7 symphonic works for children (1964)
Concert for voice with orchestra (1963)
Concert for violin (1976, Moscow, Yerevan)
Concert for piano and small symphonic orchestra (1984)
Symphony for chamber orchestra “Armenia” (1988)
String quartet (1951)
Sonata for violoncello and piano (1952)
Sonata for trumpet and piano (1977)
Sonata for viola and piano (1986, Moscow, Leningrad, Yerevan)
Sonata for violoncello solo (1983, Medea Abrahamian)
“Dawn”, “Vardavar” piano in 4 hands (1982, Riga, Moscow, Leningrad, Yerevan)
“Armenian bas-relief” for piano (1972, performed in many countries)
Quintet for 4 flutes and flute solo (1989)
Notebook of choruses a cappella (1959-1979)
Notebook of choruses with piano (1961-1994)
Notebook of romances on the words after Armenian poets (1954-1995)
Notebook of songs for children

A member of the Composers’ Union of Armenia.