Sargis Petrosyan's album "Armenian Santour" was considered the Best Traditional Album in Armenian Music Awards 2002. Sarkis Petrosyan began his musical education at a very early age, by playing percussion instruments first, and later gravitated to string instruments. He chose to play a unique but difficult instrument called santur (similar to dulcimer). Upon graduating Music Conservatory of Yerevan he joined the outstanding Armenian State Folk Ensemble and toured for many years. His great artistry adds a new dimension to the Chookasian Armenian Concert Ensemble.