Armen Ksajikian

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Armen Ksajikian
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A cellist, raised in Sokhumi, Abkhazia, in the former USSR. He moved to the U.S.A. in 1976.

He has performed as principal or soloist with the Los Angeles Chamber, Opus Chamber and Hollywood Bowl Orchestras, among others. He has also played with most symphonies in the Southland, and with the orchestras of many international ballet companies as well as the LA Opera and Deutsche Oper Berlin.

Ksajikian has recorded hundreds of episodes of animated cartoons as a member of the Warner Brothers Studio Orchestra. As a scoring musician he has over 900 motion picture soundtracks to his credit and has performed in the Academy Awards orchestra since 2004.

He is also a member of the Armadillo String Quartet.

He has worked with such notables as John Cage, John Adams, Henry Mancini, John Williams (4), Chick Corea, Randy Newman, Manhattan Transfer, Counting Crows, Scorpions, Incubus and System Of A Down. He also finds time to teach promising young cellists.
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Cls0001012 Armen Ksajikian - In Bed With Space - Part 6 album art Various Living A Life (Extended Version) (as Armen Ksadjikian) Various - In Bed With Space - Part 6(2xCD, Comp) Clubstar Cls0001012 Germany 2007 Sell This Version