Helen Avakian
International Fingerstyle
Guitar Champion 2014.

4 time "Favorite Acoustic Act"
Rhythm and News Magazine.

7 time Winner NewSongs Contest
Walnut Valley Festival.
Photo by Kim Mooers
Helen Avakian's new CD!
Solo acoustic guitar plus
a duet with Pete Huttlinger.


CD Photo by Paul Abernethy
“Helen Avakian's guitar playing (just about the best I have heard anywhere) utilizes a blend of classical, Flamenco, and folk pop, creatively woven together into a fusion that works beautifully with her lyrics. There is thoughtful detail as well as a good dose of energy in her flawlessly executed music.”
— Rebekah Lowden, Hudson Valley Folk Guild News
Photo by Ian Wickstead
“An incredibly talented musician and songwriter... you will come away from one of Helen Avakian's performances with a feeling that you have just seen a rising star.”
— Linda Shell, More Sugar

Helen at Club Helsinki, Hudson NY, Fodfest Concert

Helen at Night Town, Cleveland, Ohio
Photo by Erin Morris
“Like Joni Mitchell, Helen Avakian can turn lyrics inside out... In addition to writing some pretty strong lyrics, Avakian writes music that remains gentle on the ears while pulling aggressively on the heart... Helen Avakian's music touches a place within.”
— John Barry, Poughkeepsie Journal
Photo by Dion Ogust
Helen Avakian is a singer, songwriter and guitarist located in Madison, WI. She is the 2014 International Fingerstyle Guitar Champion as well as an award-winning singer, songwriter voted Favorite Acoustic Act by Rhythm and News Magazine. Helen also is a recording artist, producer, and guitar instructor specializing in acoustic guitar music. In addition, she provides custom designed music for special occasions such as weddings and parties. Read about Helen in the latest issue of Acoustic Guitar magazine and Minor 7th guitar review.
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One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2014! One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2015! One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2016! One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2017! One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2018! One of the most outstanding Bash members for 2019!

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