Music School To Be Founded By Sponsorship Of Rock Stars And Benefact

MUSIC SCHOOL TO BE FOUNDED BY SPONSORSHIP OF ROCK STARS AND BENEFACTORS FROM DIASPORA

22:59 | 2012-09-25 | Armenia | Society |

Today by the membership of deputy PM Armen Gevorgyan the construction
of the last cottage-like musical school in Gyumri launched. Situated in
Noravan district, the musical school is being built by the sponsorship
of Ian Gillan. Tony Iommi, Jeff Downs as well as American- Armenian
benefactors Edward and Janet Mardigians.

On this account great role belongs to “Mediamax” agency, who invited
Jan Gillan from “Deep Purple”. Tony Iommi from “Black Sabbath” and
Jeff Downs from “Yes/Asia” in 2009. Visiting the school that was in
the poorest marz of the country, the rock celebrities wanted to give
a present to the children. That’s why Armenian Aid Fund, “Mediamax”
and “Do something” organization have signed a contract. The singers
gathered money by their concerts and CDs, and this money was tripled
by Mardigyan family. The building will be ready by the end of 2013,
450 thousand US dollar will be spent on it. The director of the school
said that they are in cottage already 23 years. The school has 220
pupils, whose talent made to reconstruct the school.

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