05/14/2005 - Toronto Star
"From tree to timbre" by Oakland Ross
Hratch Armenious Tchalkouchian found his calling in the Caucasus Mountains above the Black Sea. In December of 1967, somewhere north of the Armenian capital of Yerevan, he cut down the perfect tree, which he used to fashion his first violin. Since then he’s made nearly 400 of his highly regarded instruments from the same tree.
LA Phil Concertmaster Martin Chalifour tests 50 modern American violins at an exhibition at Metzler Violin Shop in Glendale, CA, on April 7, 2017
Violist Richard O'Neill tests 33 modern American violas at an exhibition at Metzler Violin Shop in Glendale, CA, on April 8, 2017
The Voice of the Violin - Trailer - Short Film by Jamie Day Fleck
A short film featuring Hratch Armenious