CV

EXPERIENCE
Istanbul Bilgi University Music Department, Lecturer February 2010- Ongoing
*Teaching: Surveys of World Music, Audio Culture, Popular Music and Musical Networks and Connectivity.
*Project: Starting and realizing Share and Dorkbot networks in Istanbul.

Sadri Alışık Academy, Sound Engineer November 2012- January 2015
*Studio maintenance and recording for academic studies and theater production.

Istanbul Yeditepe University Arts Management Department, Lecturer February 2013- July 2014
*Teaching: Performing Arts.

Marmara University Fine Arts Faculty Music Department, Lecturer September 2010- June 2012
*Teaching: Music Technology, Popular Music, Electro-acoustic Music, Music Culture, Composition Seminar, Film Music.

Istanbul Bilgi University Music Department, Research Assistant September 2004- August 2009
*Teaching: Surveys of World Music, Visiting Artist Seminar.
*New Music Days: Creating the concept, content, managing and developing the project at Istanbul French Cultural Center. Communicating and making calls for the artists, dealing with the budget and sponsorship, making program notes, making a sound and written archive.
*Santral Müzik: Creator, editor and content supplier of the online wen music magazine.
*Developing music projects for music students, such as concerts and combined art projects.
*All media planning of the departmental projects.

Santral Workshop and Bilgi Education, Lecturer September 2007-June 2010
*Teaching: Comparative Musical Culture.

Shaman World Music Days, Production Manager January 2008- June 2008
*All the technical, back-line, sound and light system contracts, supplying the technical demands of the artists,
corresponding with the artist management.

Istanbul Technical University Miam Recording Studios, Assistant Engineer September 2004- May 2007
*Assistant sound engineer in various recording, mix and mastering sessions.

Mujdat Gezen Center, Lecturer September 2003- June 2004
*Teaching: Western Music History.

Istanbul Foundation of Culture and Arts, Assistant May 1995- September 2001
*Assisted over 30 Artists/Groups from various countries at Music, Theater, Jazz, Film Festivals and Bienal.

Freelance Musician (flute, voice, electronics) and Composer 1997- Ongoing
*Performing in various venues in Middle East, Europe and United States.
*Composing electro-acoustic and electronic music and sound art for various events, media and exhibitions.
*Solo and collaborative albums as performer, composer and producer.

Freelance Writer and Translator 1997-Ongoing
*Music writer and reviewer in various academic and non-academic magazines.

EXPERIENCE with CHILDREN
Moda Mavi Müzik Evi, Founder and Educator September 2014- Ongoing
*Founder, planing and creating music workshops for children between ages 2-10.

Keystone International Schools, Music Teacher April 2016- June 2016
*Temporary music teacher for PreK to 10 grades.

Barış İçin Müzik, September 2010-June 2011
*Planing and creating music workshops for children who are focused on performing.

Santral Workshop and Bilgi Education, Lecturer September 2007-June 2010
*Creating workshops of sound and music, creative thinking, combined arts and yoga.
Teaching: “Musical Energy”,I create sounds, therefore I am”, “The voyage of sounds” and “Sounds of Nature”.

EDUCATION
Istanbul Technical University Advanced Studies in Music, PhD 2006- not completed
*PhD on Sound Engineering and Design. Completed all the coursework
Istanbul Technical University Advanced Studies in Music, MA 2002- 2006
*Master of Arts in Ethnomusicology, scholarship student.
Istanbul Technical University Turkish Music State Conservatory, BA 1994-2002
*Bachelor of Arts in Musicology, 4th place of graduation.
Beyoglu Anatolian High school 1986 –1993

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION
London School of Sound  August 2005
*Analog and digital music workshop.
International Ensemble Modern Academy August 2008
*Sound Design on Steve Reich repertoire in Austria and Italy.
Agora 2010 Feldstarke International Program January- March 2010
*International and interdisciplinary art projects at Essen and Paris.

CERTIFICATES
*Ifsak, Beginner Photographer certificate.
*Padi, Open Water Diver certificate.
*Feneryolu Meslek Okulu, Bakers certificate.
*Yogasala, Yoga Teacher for Kids certificate.
*Kadıköy Halk Eğitim Merkezi, A2 Spanish certificate.

SKILLS
Languages: English (excellent), French (fair), Spanish (fair).
Computing: Windows and Apple operating systems, Office and Internet applications.
Music production software: Ableton Live, Protools and other sequencer software.

MUSICAL INTERESTS
*Electro-acoustic music, Electronic music, Computer music, Improvisation, World music, Sound design, Sound art, New music, Music education, Early music education.

*Details can be sent upon request.
*References are available upon request.

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