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Armenian Kebab Night & Concert featuring Mary Balian Friday, October 22 - 2525 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa 7:00
Mary Balian's CD Bashdenk/Let Us Worship  is now available for purchase on ITUNES.
Armenian Christian Concert
Saturday, September 18, 2010 @ 7:00 PM
125 S. Louise St. | Glendale, CA 91205
Presented by ICFN TV and Haytnutyun

AMAA benefit concert to support the ARMENIAN CHILDREN'SMILK FUND Introducing Christian artist MARY BALIAN who will perform both in Armenian and English
SAT March 6,2010 @ 7:00 PM

United Armenian Congregational Church
3480 Cahuenga Blvd. | Los Angeles, CA 90068

Join Mary Thursday November 19 as she leads the music at an all Armenian worship night at UACC
Watch Mary on the show "New Generation" on ICFN (on Charter 282 or online at icfn.tv.) on Sunday, Novemer 15 at 9 PM. She will be giving an interview and perform 2 songs.
* Show will repeat on Wednesday, November 18 at 10 PM; Friday,November 20 at 12 PM; Saturday, November 21 at 12 AM.

Mary Balian is an Armenian-American singer/songwriter whose repertoire includes pop, world, dance, and contemporary Christian music. Mary gave her life to Christ in the eleventh grade at Camp Arev. One of the ways she has been called to serve Christ is through music, which has always been a part of her life.

She has been singing and songwriting since she was six years old and has always sung in choirs. In high school, she was part of an award-winning show choir for four years; during college, she was in Awaken a cappella and recorded two CDs with the group. She sings at various churches and is part of the worship team at her church. In addition, she has performed in several languages -- on television, radio and in concert.

 

She was part of a group of singers who recorded a Christian album in Farsi. Recently, she toured France and Armenia on the New Hope Band Tour and has appeared on the “Unshakable Live” television show.

 

A graduate of UCLA and Cal State Northridge in sociology and psychology, Mary is passionate about helping kids be their very best. She lives in Burbank with her husband, Manuel Saghbazarian.

 

CDBashdenk CD (buy cd)

On April 24, 2004, Mary attended an Armenian Christian worship night for the Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. There was only one Armenian song sung that night, which was very moving to her; all of the other songs were familiar praise songs in English. While she knows and appreciates those English songs, she was disappointed that there weren’t any more Armenian songs sung. It also made her realize that there weren’t many Armenian Contemporary Christian worship songs available. A deep desire to record an Armenian language Christian album formed.

 

That is when she decided to record Bashdenk. It has taken five years to complete and is all for the glory of Christ. She hopes that Armenians will be able to worship in their own language, through contemporary Armenian Christian music.