Jeff Manookian

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Jeff Manookian (born November 24, 1953) is an American pianist, composer and conductor.[1][2]

Manookian was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and began his musical training at age four. At age 12 Manookian wrote a piano concerto, by 14 he had won his first piano competition and by age 15 had written a violin concerto and a symphony. At age 16, his early flute concerto was premiered with him as conductor.

A recipient of numerous commissions, Manookian has been awarded prizes in international composition competitions, such as the Frederick Delius, Composers Guild and the Barlow Endowment.


  1. ^ "Jeff Manookian". Retrieved 20 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Salt Lake Symphony Guest Artist: Jeff Manookian". Salt Lake Symphony website. Salt Lake Symphony. Retrieved 20 October 2012.