Name and Surname of the Academic:

Engin Şafak Gürler 

Title, Department:

Artist Lect. / Instrumental Performance

Areas of Study:

Bağlama, Turkish Folk Music, Turkish Folk Music Dictation and Sight-Reading

Bachelor’s degree/Masters/ Doctorate:

Graduate Studies in Arts: İTÜ 1997;
Master of Arts: Music İTÜ 1992;
Bachelor of Arts: Instrument Performance, İTÜ. 1988.

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He completed  the Proficiency in Arts program in  “Multi-Voice issue in Turkish Folk Dances” and Master's Degree in “Features of Non-Verbal Zeybek Tezene Intelligence “ in İstanbul Technical University, Institute of Social Sciences. 1992-1996 , he has been Vice President of the Department of Audio Education. 1997 Voice Training Department T.H.M. Main Art Branch. 1997-2005 Main Art Branch Presidency of  Instrument Department Plectrum Instruments. In 1999, İ.T.Ü. T.M.D.K. he was the presidency of the group of Saz / Voice / Turkish Folk Dances and organized concerts in Japan. In 2003 with CRR Orchestra, he played as saz and vocal artist in “International national forces Opera”. In 2011 he attended in International Malatya T.H.M Symposium with paper “ Relevance and Relation of T.H.M. with Our Other Traditional Music”. He worked as a voice and instrument artist in many domestic cassettes and cd albums. He still continues his lessons in İ.T.Ü  T.M.D.K. instrument of the Department's with the task Profession Instrument "Baglama" and T.H.M. dictation sight-read (Deciphering).