PORTFOLIO
Solo Violin Performances:
 
1. “Beethoven Violin Romance No.2”
December 10, 2008
 
2. “VIOLIN CONCERTO IN A MAJOR” – First Movement - Mozart Scottish Rite Cultural Heritage Museum and Library, Los Angeles, California
February 28, 1993
 
3. “CZARDAS” - V. Monti Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, California
December 9, 1989
 
Artist Collaborations::
 
In addition to solo performances, Yervand Kalajian has also shared the stage with renowned singers and artists such as famed Turkish singers, Ibrahim Tatlises, Ebru Gundes, Moeses Ersoy, and Cibel Can. Yervand has also collaborated with famous American artists such as James Brown, K-Young, and Snoop Dog, to name a few. Musicians such as Vik Momjian , Halil Karaduman, Harout Pamboukjian, and Pedro Eustache, have also accompanied Yervand in memorable performances.
 
Film Soundtracks and Award Nominations:
 
In 2008, Yervand Kalajian was the featured violin soloist in the Toronto Film Festival acclaimed, The Stoning of Soraya M. – music composed by John Debney.
Armenian Music Award nominee for Best Modern Instrumental Album (Alex Theater – Glendale, CA. 2002)
 
Quotes:
Considered “the discovery of the century” by one of Hollywood’s most sought after composers, John Debney (2008).
 
 
Hip-Hop, R&B, and Jazz:
 
2002 – Yervand Kalajian was the featured violinist on Godfather of Soul, James Brown’s album “The Next Step” on the track, “Send Her Back to Me”. Yervand created a masterful 16 track orchestral violin compilation with his electric Zeta violin.
 
2002 - Yervand was featured in R&B artist, K Young’s “Learn How to Love” album and on the “Happy Together” video.
 
2002 - Yervand collaborated with Krayzie Bone and featured artist La Reece in the instrumental track, Thug Story.
 
1999 - Yervand Kalajian joined Snoop Dogg on his No Limit Top Dogg album, and was the featured violinist in the track “Trust Me”.
 
Record Label Collaborations:
Priority Records
Bone Thug Records
Fome Records
Bungalo Records
Treacherous Records
 
MUSICAL STYLES:
Middle Eastern and International –Turkish, Armenian, American, Arabic, Greek, Persian, Russian, etc.
Classical and Popular (incl. Hip-Hop and R&B)
 
Education:
University of Sound Arts Hollywood, CA.
Audio-Video Engineering Degree August 6, 1990