Andranik Hakobyan began his training in cello in 4th grade. Since then, he has participated in recitals, competitions, and talent shows. He was part of YOOF (Youth Orchestras of Fresno) for 6 years before coming to join the La Sierra University Orchestra for his undergraduate studies. At La Sierra University, he has played with the La Sierra University Orchestra for his entire time there in operas, musicals, and other performances. As current alumni of La Sierra University, with a double major in Marketing and Management along with a minor in music, he has learned much and desires to make a lasting impact on the world. Andranik is a firm believer that anyone can learn to play music. He hopes to see music being a crucial part of uniting our world in the coming future.