7036 SE Brooklyn ST Portland
Turkish Music Classes in Portland
2 classes taught by Dr. Timuçin Çevikoğlu of Ankara, Turkey
all skill levels are welcome
Group Ney Class – Monday Dec 2, 7 PM
Zikr Drumming Class – Tuesday Dec 3, 7 PM
If you are thinking of embracing the the Ney, the quintessential Turkish flute or wanting to learn the traditional Turkish drumming rhythms, please contact Fatima at [email protected].
All skill levels are welcome! Timuçin has the ability to meet each person at the level they are at.
7036 SE Brooklyn ST Portland, OR 97206.
Hope to see you, much love!
Fatima Terradon Iler
Sponsored by the newly formed nonprofit Society for Turkish Classical Music
Dr. Timuçin Çevikoğlu, Ph. D. Vocal artist, player of the Ney, Kudum, and Bendir, has a Ph.D. of Musical Science and is a researcher in Turkish music. Since 1986 Çevikoğlu has worked at the Turkish Ministry of Culture with various titles and positions, such as vocal and instrumental artist, ensemble vice-director (Konya Turkish Sufi Music Ensemble), conductor (Ankara State Classical Turkish Music Ensemble), and the General Director of Classical Turkish Music Research and Performance Ensemble (Ankara). After taking an active part in the establishment of state conservatories at Konya Selçuk (1994) and Afyon Kocatepe (1999) Universities, he worked at these institutions as instructor and chair of the department. Çevikoğlu has prepared music programs and documentaries on radio and TV directed several audio recordings of the Turkish Ministry of Culture and participated in numerous concerts all over the world. He has published books on Mevlevî music tradition. He received his M.A. (1999) and Ph.D. (2010) in the field of Music Education and Musical Sciences at Selçuk University , Konya . He continues as a performer on the Ministry of Culture’s staff, and as a researcher in the field of Mevlevi music.