ARA was born on July 1970 in north west of Iran in the town which calls Ormiyeh. Growing in an ARMENIAN and ASSYRIAN family Singing and dancing was the most part of our big family gathering. All of us used to take turns and sing,and I think that was my singing starting point. That time because of my country´s situation,music was prohibited,so I didn´t have much of choices, except for being active in our small community. After immigrating to USA, I always wanted to follow my dreams , and try to take my singing to other levels. I started to take vocal classes in BARKER's music school. With my friend´s help DR. Jafari and his professional composer brother,Mr. Saro ,made some new songs and re arranged couple of famous old song in persian. It was my first ,very overwhelming ,but informative recording experienc.