Name and Surname of the Academic:

Hatice Doğan Sevinç

Title, Department:

Assoc. Prof. / Instrumental Performance

Areas of Study:

3 Stringed Classical Kemençe

Bachelor’s degree/Masters/ Doctorate:

Graduate Program in Arts: Haliç University, 2012;
Master of Arts: Masters in Turkish Music, Haliç Üniversitesi 2005;
Bachelor of Arts: in Instrumental Performance, İTÜ TMDK, 2001.

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Hatice Doğan Sevinç was born in Istanbul. In 1991, she entered Istanbul Technical University, Turkish Music State Conservatory, Instrument Department as a 3-string classical kemenche student. After starting her music education with Ahmet Kadri Rizeli, she continued with İhsan Özgen and graduated from İhsan Özgen's class in 2001. She completed her MA in the Department of Turkish Music at the Social Sciences Institute of Haliç University between the years 2004-2005, and the Proficiency in Art Program at Haliç University, Social Sciences Institute in 2012. 

She worked as Three String Kemence instructor at Haliç University Turkish Music Conservatuary during the years 2005-2009. 

She performed as a choir singer and soloist in the Cemal Reşit Rey Turkish Music Ensemble, and she gave concerts in Turkey and abroad together with this ensemble in the years 2005-2010.  In 2011 she released an album named “The Way Back”. 

Hatice Doğan Sevinç also performed as a soloist in the regular concerts of  İ.T.Ü Turkish Music State Conservatory Chamber Orchestra, Istanbul Chamber Orchestra, İzmir Yaşar University Chamber Orchestra, Eşkişehir Anadolu University Symphony Orchestra, Macedonian Symphony Orchestra, Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra, İzmir State Symphony Orchestra, Presidential Symphony Orchestra, and Aşkın Ensemble. She also performed a concert with Lale Women Ensemble in Amsterdam and Boston. The album titled 'Dilhayat Kalfa' that they recorded with the same ensemble was published in 2017 by Kalan Music. 

She performed in the world premiere of Münir Nurettin Beken's "Double Concerto" with Cameristi della Scala Orchestra at Cemal Reşit Rey Concert Hall in April 2017. Her book titled “String- Specific Fınger Exercise for 3- String Classical Kemençe” was published by Pan Publication in 2018.

In January 2009, she started to work as a lecturer at Istanbul Technical University Turkish Music Conservatory. She was appointed to the position of Assistant Professor in March 2016. Hatice Doğan Sevinç became an Associate Professor in 2018, and she continues to work İstanbul Technical Üniversity.