Peter Bahlawanian was born in Montreal, Canada on September 21st 1970. His parents Koko and Araxi migrated from Lebanon back in 1968.
Growing up, Peter's father was one of the pioneers for producing Armenian music in North America. Surrounded by artists and musicians, Peter decided to study film and graduated with a Film Directing Studies from Concordia University.
Peter has produced several music videos, short films and live shows for the past 2 decades. He is the creator and founder of the Armenian Music Awards, first one back in 1998 at the Alex Theatre in Glendale California.