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Seeking opportunities to teach courses on Turkish language, Turkish folk music and musical instruments.

Major Achievements

• Conducted extensive research on Turkish Folk Music instruments and songs brand.
• Created and designed two new instruments(twin kemane and head kemane) and made them a part of the mainstream Turkish Folk Music


1969-1971 Elementary School Teaching, Adapazari, Turkey
1969-1972 Music Teacher in Ankara, Sivas and Kars.
1980-2002 Musician at TRT(Turkish Radio Television Corporation), Specializing in Turkish Folk Music instruments and participating regularly Istanbul Radio Broadcast.
1979-2002 Directed various folk music concert tours in Turkey and abroad (England, Poland, France and USA)
1979-2002 Instructor and leader folk music orchestra, choir groups and vocalists

Education :

1963-1969 Pamukpinar Teacher’s Institute, Sivas Turkey.
1971-1974 A.B. Ataturk Education Institute, Music Department, Istanbul, Turkey
1977-1989 Turkish State Conservatory for Turkish Music, Istanbul, Turkey
1996-1997 B.A. Uludag University, Faculty of Education, Department of Music, Bursa Turkey

Personal :

USA Permanent Resident(green card holder).

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This site was last updated 03/20/06