Jeff Manookian (born November 24, 1953) is an American pianist, composer and conductor.
Manookian was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and began his musical training at age four. At age 12 Manookian wrote a piano concerto, by 14 he had won his first piano competition and by age 15 had written a violin concerto and a symphony. At age 16, his early flute concerto was premiered with him as conductor.
A recipient of numerous commissions, Manookian has been awarded prizes in international composition competitions, such as the Frederick Delius, Composers Guild and the Barlow Endowment.