Brass Band of the RA Ministry of Emergency Situations
Head of orchestra Manvel Utujyan
The MES orchestra was founded by RA Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Yeritsyan and director of Rescue Service Manvel Utujyan in 2010. The orchestra has been famous for its professionalism since the very beginning of its activities and is still one of the leaders in the country. Since its formation, the orchestra has undertaken a multifaceted and complex playlist that was loved by thousands of listeners. The repertoire is rich with the sounds of Aram Khachaturian, Arno Babajanyan, Charles Aznavour, Tigran Mansuryan, Melik Mavisakalian and a number of Armenian and foreign composers. The orchestra has participated in numerous state-important events, including charity events in orphanages and nursing homes in Armenia. Since 2017, the MES orchestra is participating in the annual International Renaissance Festival and has been in the lead for the third consecutive year.