Posts Tagged "Ottoman Turkish classical music"

Göksel Baktagir

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Göksel Baktagir

Göksel Baktagir was born in Kırklareli in 1966. He began his musical education at the age of eight, under the supervision of his father Muzaffer Baktagir. he subsequently registered at the ITU State School Of Art For Turkish Music in 1983 and graduated from there in 1988 . A year later, he started his graduate study at the same school. Göksel Baktagir, began composing during his student years at the conservatory and today has a hundred and forty compositions; thirty-five vocal and a hundred and five instrumental art-works to his credit. He has developed a special left hand technique that is unique to him since 1984 along with other techniques in the performance of the Kanun. He is universally recognized as one of the leading artists of our time with regards to...

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4th Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop / April 13-17, 2015

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4th Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop / April 13-17, 2015

April 13-17, 2015 5day/5hrs a day classes: 10am-4pm Class Fee: $485 We are pleased to announce Fourth Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop in New York City. This year the workshop will offer six classes that will focus on practical use of music theory, intonation, and modal repertoire analysis and interpretation taught by world-renowned master teachers. The workshop will take place in Manhattan.     CLASSES OFFERED: Singing and Vocal Improvisation – Ahmet Erdoğdular Modal Music Composition and Orchestration – Ross Daly Ney – Ömer Erdoğdular Oud – Yurdal Tokcan Kanun – Göksel Baktagir Tombak & Percussion – Pedram Khavarzamini To register please send payment to Makam New York P.O. Box 250689 New York, NY...

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Sounds of the Bosporus – Makam New York

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Sounds of the Bosporus – Makam New York

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Concert, Makam New York, May 2, 2014 at 8:00pm

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Makam New York captures the vibrant spirit of musical makam traditions of Greece, Asia Minor, Balkans, and the Levant. Internationally acclaimed musicians explore the timeless beauty in the artistic expression of Turkish, Greece, Sephardic Jewish, and Armenian composers, as well as their own pieces. Ross Daly, Ahmet Erdoğdular, Yurdal Tokcan and Ömer Erdoğdular captivate their audiences with interpretations of centuries old pieces, their own contemporary compositions, and improvisations on ney, oud, tarhu, Cretan lyra and voice. These world-renowned masters of makam music are in NYC for the annual 5-day intensive Turkish Music Institute Workshop, taking place at Columbia University, May 2-6, 2014, organized by Makam New York, Inc. Concert, Makam New York Friday...

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Third Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop May 2-6 / 2014

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Third Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop May 2-6 / 2014

May 2-6 / 2014 5day/5hrs a day classes: 10am-4pm Class Fee: $485 We are pleased to announce Third Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop in New York City. This year the workshop will offer four classes that will focus on practical use of music theory, intonation, and modal repertoire analysis and interpretation taught by world-renowned master teachers. The workshop will take place at COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY in Manhattan. SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE: To apply send us a letter to info@makamnewyork.org describing your music background and a short music sample. CLASSES OFFERED: Singing and Vocal Improvisation – Ahmet Erdoğdular Composition and Orchestration – Ross Daly Ney – Ömer Erdoğdular Oud – Yurdal Tokcan To register please send payment to...

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