Emmanuel Arakélian commenced his musical studies at the age of 12. He would later continue his musical studies at the Conservatoire National de Région of Toulon, studying the organ with Pascal Marsault and the harpsichord and basso continuo with Claire Bodin. In 2012, he completed these studies with highest honors on the unanimous recommendation of the jury.
A student at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris since 2012, he is simultaneously pursuing studies in organ with Olivier Latry and Michel Bouvard, and in harpsichord and basso continuo with Olivier Baumont and Blandine Rannou. Over the course of studies, he has been honored with scholarships by the Fondation de France, the Fonds Tarazzi, and the Fondation Meyer. In 2015, he win the second prize in the competition « Grand Prix Bach» of Lausanne.
He appears regularly in recitals as an organ or harpsichord soloist, as an accompanist, and also playing music for four hands with John Walthausen.
He is also organist of the organ of Saint Léonce Cathedral of Fréjus. He is also artistic director of the cathedral’s concert series.
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