Name and Surname of the Academic:

Zeynep Barut

Title, Department:

Assoc. Prof.  / Çalgı Bölümü

Areas of Study:

Music Education, Instrument Education, Music Theory

Bachelor’s degree/Masters/ Doctorate:

Graduate Studies in the Arts: İTÜ, Turkish Music, 1995;
Master of Arts: Music, İTÜ,1989; 
Bachelor of Arts: Music, İTÜ 1982.

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She was born in Istanbul. She graduated from Çemberlitaş High School. She entered the Violin Department of Istanbul University State Conservatory. She also studied violin with Professor Ayhan Turan and Madam Lily Statzer and studied Solfege and Harmony with Ferdi Statzer. Afterwards, she continued her education at ITU Turkish Music State Conservatory.Then she continued her education at ITU Turkish Music State Conservatory. During this period, she continued her viola studies with Erdoğan Saydam and Professor Özer Sezgin. She continued her solfege and harmony classes with Demirhan Altuğ and she carried out various studies on Turkish music and gave concerts. She has participated in many concerts as a violinist and viola player within the scope of International Istanbul Festival and under the supervision of Professor Ruhi Ayangil of Boğaziçi University Turkish Music Club.

She gave long term lectures and workshops concerts on Music Theories at Yıldız Technical University.

She graduated from ITU Turkish Music State Conservatory Department of Music Theory. She got her master's degree from ITU Institute of Social Sciences and Art Proficiency Program. She composed many works which were accepted by Turkish Music Repertory Supervisory Board to Turkish Music Repertoire.

She wrote books named "Beylik Aranağmeler in Turkish Music" (2nd edition 2017) and "Viola Education-1" published by Plan Publishing.

She is currently conducting Viola lessons in ITU conservatory