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10th Anniversary of ARMISS Conservatory
On June 19, 2016, the Armenian Evangelical Bethel Church of Aleppo, Syria, hosted a memorable ceremony to celebrate the 10th anniversary of “Armiss” Conservatory. The event was held in the sanctuary of the Armenian Evangelical Bethel Church. Among the guests were clergy, lay leaders, Central Committee members, Directors of the Armenian Evangelical Schools, Board of Trustees of the Armenian Evangelical Churches, representatives of the various Armenian organizations and students with their families.
Mrs. Shoghag Selimian, Director of “Armiss” Conservatory, warmly welcomed the guests and gave a brief introduction about the School and its activities. Miss Sevan Chirishian played a video describing the history and activities of the Conservatory. The students of “Armiss” Conservatory displayed their talents and musical abilities by performing on piano, guitar, violin, and flute. During the recital, Mrs. Selimian also performed two musical pieces on piano, accompanied by Miss Zani Pambukian (flute) and Mr. Sarkis Avakian (violin).
At the end of the program Rev. Haroutune Selimian congratulated the Director and the staff of “Armiss” Conservatory for their hard work and honored them with gifts and concluded with a benediction.
Following the program all the guests enjoyed a reception held at the Church hall where the 10th anniversary cake was cut. All who were present were revitalized by the music presented by the students of “Armiss” Conservatory.
“Music and song are embedded in our culture and expression of faith. Despite the rockets and mortars, and with your support, the AMAA sustains a spirit of peace and praise within our community in Aleppo“ said Zaven Khanjian, AMAA Executive Director/CEO.
Praise the Lord for all His blessings.