Name and Surname of the Academic:

Gözde Öztürk

Title, Department:

Lecturer / Instrumental Performance

Areas of Study:

Piano, Choir

Bachelor’s degree/Masters/ Doctorate:

Bachelor of Arts: Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory, Musicology and Ethnomusicology Department

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She was born in Ankara. She started her music education at TRT Ankara Radio and Ankara State Opera and Ballet Children Choirs when she was 8 years old. At the request of Necil Kazım AKSES, she entered the cello section of Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory. She is a graduate of the same school's Department of Musicology.

She studied music theory and jazz with Professor İlhan baran; music and harmony with professor ertuğrul bayraktar;cello with Professor Caglayan UNAL, history of music and form information with Professor Türev BERKİ ;piano with Nuran Taşpınar and nevin doğan and she worked with artists and academists such as mehmet e. Göktepe; Şakir İlyasoğullari, sara kuştan, Mustafa Yurdakul, peking kirgiz, savaşeri kolat, m. Tincli ayağ, and also took diction training from Ejder Akışık.

Between the years of 1986-1988, she studied at TRT Ankara Children's Choir, Ankara State Opera and Ballet Children's Choir between the years of 1986-1992, Children's Choir of the Ministry of Culture between the years 1992-1995, Ministry of Culture, State Polyphonic Youth Choir from 1995 to 2001, 1996-1998 She was a founding member of Polyphonic Choir Association Youth Choir and Alegria Chamber Choir, co-founder of 2000-2017. Since 2012, he has been working in İTÜ Polyphonic Choir. He performed chorist, soloist, deputy chief and conductor in these choirs.

She also took part in many occassions such as La Sonnambula, Carmen, Turandot, La Boheme, Carmina Burana, Incigul Children's Opera (world premiere), Love and Peace, private and official concerts at homelans and abroad, as chief conductor, member and lead singer. In 2013, he made his debut as a chorist and soloist in the choir Rıhtım musical that made its world premiere.