Mary Balian Releases New CD ‘Hooysus Es’

Mary Balian

Singer/songwriter Mary Balian recently released her second CD of Armenian Christian contemporary music. “Hooysus Es” (You Are My Hope) is now available on CD. Digital downloads on iTunes will be available in December.

The album 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 Balian 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. In her album dedication, Balian expresses her deepest gratitude for her family and friends who have made her music ministry possible.

Balian’s first album, “Bashdenk,” was a powerful release that saw thousands of copies used for Armenian youth ministries around the world, to great impact.

Mary Balian has performed internationally, including in Armenia and across Southern California, most recently in a November concert in Los Angeles with her producer and songwriting partner, Gilbert Hovsepian, who is recently recovered from a severe motorcycle accident. Completing this album was a blessing and victory for both artists.

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Source: Armenian Weekly
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