html
The HVmusic JukeboxListen to selected songs from local Hudson Valley musicians. Musicians — add your songs for free.
The HVmusic JukeboxListen to selected songs from local Hudson Valley musicians.
html
Tuned-In Web DesignThe guys who run HVmusic can also create your custom website, mobile site, or database-driven site. We can program those special features that the others cannot.
Tuned-In Web DesignThe guys who run HVmusic can also create your custom website, mobile site, or database-driven site.
html
Trick Dog RecordingWhether you need a high-quality audition tape, a concert recording on location, a song demo or a full-length album, Trick Dog Recording will surpass your expectations.
Trick Dog RecordingFriendly ears and expert guidance combined with quality technology in a comfortable and attractive setting
◄ Return to Previous Page

 
Helen Avakian  ... is a Singer-Songwriter performing Singer-Songwriter, Acoustic, and New Age music.

Ambient pop music with new age elements from singer/songwriter/guitarist voted No. 1 Acoustic Act 4 times (Rhythm and News Magazine Poll). Influences from Heart to Suzanne Vega to Ralph Towner.

Links
Website     Music     Appearances    

Contact Info
Location: Dutchess County, NY
Website: helenavakian.com/
Email
Phone: (845) 797-6461
PO Box 1571 Pleasant Valley NY 12569

Calendar for Helen Avakian
Sunday
September 23
2:00 pm
Beyond a Simple Folk Song
with Helen Avakian, The Herstorians, Kevin Becker, Neil Okeson
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter, and Americana. Fingerstyle Guitar
Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center
12 Vassar St
Poughkeepsie, NY   See Map
The Hudson Valley Folk Guild presents this special concert every year. This year's theme is "Creative Women." Expect an afternoon of musical variety with some good stories thrown in. Admission $8 Advance by September 19, $10 at the door (845) 229-0170 hvfolks@aol.com
directions
Thursday
September 27
7:00 pm
to
9:30 pm
Sunday Brunch Music
with Helen Avakian
Acoustic, Instrumental, and Singer-Songwriter. Classical and Fingerstyle Guitar
Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main St
Beacon, NY   See Map
Free show in one of my favorite venues! A rare public appearance in which I focus mainly on guitar instrumentals from classical to popular plus new age, Celtic, Spanish, and more. Although it is free you are cordially invited to make reservations; not required but guarantees you a better seat and is always helpful for the venue and me. Dinner, (praised by the NY Times), plus all manner of desserts and drinks are available. This will be held in the front dining room Main Street Stage.
Make reservation
Sunday
September 30
10:30 am
Sunday Service
with Helen Avakian, UU Choir
Acoustic, Americana, and Singer-Songwriter. Fingerstyle Guitar
Unitarian Universalist Society of Mill Creek
579 Polly Drummond Hill Rd
Newark, DE   See Map
I will play a song and join the choir in "Let's Go Down to the river to Pray" and other tunes. The sermon theme is on origins.
Friday
October 5
5:30 pm
to
8:30 pm
Gallery Night
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin, guitar, vocals, Juancho, cajon
Acoustic, Jazz, and Latin. Brazilian, Fingerstyle Guitar and More!
Creative Energy Designs, Inc.
125 S Dickinson St
Madison, WI   See Map
Snacks & drinks & music & ART by John McCarthy - Acrylic on Canvas, Paul Mason - Water Color, Tanya Esnault - Photography, Iris Cruz - Bag Crafter, and music by us!
Saturday
October 6
1:00 pm
to
4:00 pm
Music in the Garden
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Americana, and Singer-Songwriter. Fingerstyle Guitar
The Hop Garden Tap Room
6818 Canal St
Verona, WI   See Map
Dave and I will play acoustic guitar originals and covers; songs and instrumentals in a beautiful garden setting on the banks of the Sugar River behind the Paoli Mill and Terrace. Outdoors with plenty of shade, local beer and food. Weather dependent, call if weather is iffy. Out back in the Paoli Mill Terrace and Park. (608) 516-9649
Directions
Friday
October 19
7:30 pm
to
10:30 pm
Acoustic Americana
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter, and Americana. Fingerstyle Guitar, Virtuouso Guitar
Gray Dog Deli
215 High St
Mineral Point, WI   See Map
Dave and I will perform acoustic guitar based original songs and instrumentals plus selected covers in this historic and picturesque southern WI town. Looking forward to returning to this wonderful coffee house listening room venue. (608) 987-4000
Friday
November 2
12:15 pm
to
1:00 pm
Friday Musicales
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter. Fingerstyle Guitar
First Unitarian Society of Madison
900 University Bay Dr
Madison, WI   See Map
Lunch time free concert! Dave and I will play a set of original songs and instrumentals plus selected covers.
Monday
December 17
7:00 pm
Monthly Meeting Concert
with Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter. Fingerstyle Guitar
Edgerton Guitar League
Edgerton United Church of Christ
Edgerton, WI   See Map
Dave and I will perform a concert/lecture focusing on fingerstyle guitar performance and composition along with a few songs for this monthly concert series for guitarists. GL Chapter contact: Evan Riley 608-201-6834 Email: erileymusic@gmail.com
Wednesday
June 5
2019
12:00 pm
to
12:45 pm
Lunch and Listen
with Helen Avakian, Terry Champlin
Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter. classical guitar, fingerstyle guitar
First Evangelical Lutheran Church
Corner of Mill and Katherine Streets
Poughkeepsie, NY   See Map
Classical guitar duets and solos, a few vocal songs refreshments after, free admission (845) 452-6050

CDs by Helen Avakian

 
 Notes from Helen 2015
Instrumental
A collection of Helen's original guitar instrumentals and arrangements of some of her long time top favorite songs
Listen
 
 I Love the Moon 2008
Folk/Traditional
Helen's newest CD released in June 2008
Listen
 
 Musikos Peripatos 2002
Acoustic, Classical/Opera
Terry Champlin and Helen perform Classical guitar duos fron Vivaldi's Concerto in D Major to Champlin's Musikos Peripatos to Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.
Listen
 
 Vanishing Point 2001
Singer-Songwriter, Pop/Soft Rock
Helen's long-awaited CD "Vanishing Point" Appears! Voted Number 1 Favorite Recording by Rhythm and News Magazine Poll.
Listen

Viewed 19,187 times