Name and Surname of the Academic:

Gülyar Say

Title, Department:

Assist. Prof. / Instrumental Performance

Areas of Study:

Cello – Chamber Music

Bachelor’s degree/Masters/ Doctorate:

Graduate Studies in Arts: Bilkent University, Faculty of Music and Performance Arts 1996;
Master of Arts: Anadolu University State Conservatory, 1993;
Bachelor of Arts: Hacettepe University State Conservatory, 1991

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She was born in 1970 in Ankara. She studied cello with  Nuray Eşen at Hacettepe University, Yuri Abdullayev at Anadolu University and Eldar İskenderov at Bilkent University.

She also studied at several Master Classes with Andre Navarra, Marcio Carneiro and Mischa Maisky.
At 1991 She started to teach cello Anadolu University State Conservatory.
Since 2005 She has been teaching at the Turkish Music State Conservatory of Istanbul Technical Universty.