New Album available from AMAA Bookstore


hooysusesSinger/songwriter Mary Balian has released her second CD of Armenian Christian contemporary music, Hooysus Es (You Are My Hope). The CD is a compilation of modern worship songs and hymns, as well as original songs written by Balian and her colleagues. Hooysus Es was produced by Gilbert Hovsepian and sponsored by the Armenian ministry organization,, with additional support by individual donors and participating artists.

Mary is an Armenian-American singer/songwriter whose repertoire includes pop, world, dance, and contemporary Christian music. She is a graduate of UCLA and CSUN and is involved in ministry in the Los Angeles Armenian Evangelical community with her husband, Manny Saghbazarian, with whom she has two daughters.

Mary’s first CD, Bashdenk, was a powerful release, which saw thousands of copies used for Armenian youth ministries around the world, to great impact.

Mary has performed internationally, including Armenia and across Southern California, most recently in a November concert in Los Angeles with her producer and songwriting partner, Gilbert Hovsepian, who recently and miraculously recovered from a severe motorcycle accident.

Each CD costs $10.00 plus shipping and handling.


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