Artist Associate in Horn
Bernhard Music Center
Mr. Victor Sungarian, Artist Associate in Horn at Williams College, began his music studies with piano and voice lessons at the age of 5. Through the years of study at the Plovdiv City Music School (Bulgaria), Mr. Sungarian won two Young Talent competitions and the First Prize at the Golden Diana chamber music competition in Yambol City (Bulgaria).
Once in the United States, Mr. Sungarian was accepted as a scholarship student at the Juilliard School pre-college division, where he won their annual Wind Instrument Competition. Subsequently Mr. Sungarian was accepted into the college division at Juilliard on full scholarship and completed both his Bachelors and Masters degrees. He was the recipient of the James Chambers Scholarship for outstanding achievements in French Horn performance.
As a professional musician, Mr. Sungarian has actively performed with orchestras in Japan, Korea, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, and Brazil, as well as throughout the United States. He is currently a member of the Albany Symphony, and performs as Principal Horn with the Schenectady Symphony, Catskill Symphony, Glens Falls Symphony, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, and the Berkshire Symphony orchestras. Victor regularly performs chamber music with the Williams Chamber Players, the St. Rose Camerata, and the Empire Brass.
Mr. Sungarian is on the music faculty at College of St. Rose and Williams College and resides in Latham, New York.