BIO Setrak A. Setrakian Lebanese Composer and Pianist Music Education: 1950-1960 Studied piano, solfege, theory and harmony with Professor Ernest Chouha in 'Ernest Chouha' Music College in Aleppo, Syria. * 1961-1962 Studied piano and harmony with Professor T. Succar, Mrs. Turkiyeh and Professor Michel Tcheskinov in the National Conservatoire of Lebanon. * 1962-1964 Studied in the National Conservatoire of Damascus, Syria, harmony and composition with Professor Sergey Schydril. * 1964-1965 Studied piano and composition with Professor Gunther Kohl in Jerusalem. * 1966-1970 Gave piano lessons of piano and harmony in Aleppo and Damascus. * 1971-1972 Invited to 'Komitas' Conservatoire of Yerevan, Armenia to specialize with the following professors: 1) Etvart Mirzoyan Composition 2) Etvart Baghdasarian Harmony 3) Krikor Hakhinian Polyphony 4) Kevork Armenian Orchestration 5) Elenora Atamian Piano 6) Aved Derderian Opera Composition * 1974-1978 Professor of piano in College Mont la Salle, Ain Saadeh. * 1978-1980 Professor of piano in College des Apotre, Jounieh. * 1980-1985 Professor of piano in Beirut, Lebanon. (personal lessons) * 1985-1988 Professor of piano and music in the Armenian Theological Seminary of the Catholicosate of Cilicia. * 1986-1987 Professor of piano and harmony at P. Ganatchian Music College, Beirut. * 1987-1999 Director and professor of piano, harmony, composition, and music analyzing in P. Ganatchian Music College, Beirut. N.B. In 1994 I have been awarded by the Catholicos KAREKINE I of Cilicia, the medal of honor St. 'MESROB MACHDOTZ'.