Charles Amirkhanian

Also known as Amirkhanian

Discography of Charles Amirkhanian:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Mental Radio: Nine Text-Sound Compositions 9 Audio 1985 Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI)
2 Perspectives Of New Music 4 Audio 1988 Perspectives Of New Music
3 Walking Tune 5 Audio 1997 Starkland

Born January 19, 1945, in Fresno, California, composer, percussionist, sound poet and radio producer Charles Amirkhanian is a leading practitioner of electroacoustic music and text-sound composition and has been instrumental in the dissemination of contemporary music through his work as Music Director of KPFA/Berkeley from 1969 to 1992. He also directed the Speaking of Music series at the Exploratorium in San Francisco (1983-1992) and was the founding Co-Director (with John Lifton) of the Composer-to-Composer Festival in Telluride, Colorado (1988-1991). From 1993 to 1997 Amirkhanian was Executive Director of the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, California. From 1993 he has been Artistic Director of [l=Other Minds]. In May of 1998 Amirkhanian was appointed Executive Director.

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