River Guerguerian


In 1989, he received his Bachelor of Music from the Manhattan School of Music Conservatory and graduated with the school’s award for Most Outstanding Percussionist. He has performed and/or recorded with such groups as the BBC Symphony Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Tibetan Singing Bowl Ensemble, Chuck Berry, Sophie B. Hawkins, Ziggy Marley/Gipsy Kings, and spent five years developing sounds with Grammy and Oscar winning composer Tan Dun, with whom he won a Bessie Award for “Jo Ha Kyu." He has performed at International Music Festivals in Berlin, Moscow, Edinburgh, Rome, Hong Kong, and Istanbul. He has recorded on over 70 albums and film soundtracks.