CALIFORNIA STATE ARTS COUNCIL
O.S.P. TOURING GRANT To support and honor the Chookasian Armenian Concert
Ensemble for "their important contribution for preserving traditional
Armenian music through out the State of California."
AWARD" CITY OF FRESNO & FRESNO ARTS
COUNCIL Presented to John Chookasian as the 'ARTIST OF THE
YEAR'. Presented during the 18th Annual "Horizon Awards" Ceremony
and Banquet at City Hall on November 21, 2002.
2002 - CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO
"CERTIFICATE OF HONOR" Given by Mayor Willie Brown Jr., to the Chookasian
Armenian Concert Ensemble, on May 31,
2002. Presented in Concert at the
Old First Church in San Francisco.
2001 - CITY OF FRESNO PROCLAMATION From the City Council, designating Friday, March
30, 2002, to be "Chookasian Armenian Concert Ensemble Day";
City of Fresno, to honor the Chookasian Ensemble's musical
contributions to the preservation of Armenian culture.
2001 - CITY OF FRESNO KEY
TO THE CITY Presented to John Chookasian & the Chookasian
Armenian Concert Ensemble on March 30, 2001, during their concert performance
State University, Fresno.
Presented by City Council President, Mr. Henry Perea.
2000 - CITY OF FRESNO PROCLAMATION
Naming Tuesday, April 11, 2000 to be the
"Chookasian Armenian Concert Ensemble Day" throughout the