Name and sirname of the Academic:

Nurullah Kanık

Title, Department:

Lect. / Music Theory Department

Areas of Study:

Ney, Theory and Sight-Singing of Turkish Music

Bachelor’s degree/Masters/ Doctorate:

Master of Arts: Turklsh Music - Haliç University, 2011;
Bachelor of Arts: Turkish Music State Conservatory – Faculty of Arts and Sciences, İstanbul Technical University, 2005.

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 In 2001, he graduated from Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Conservatory. In the same year, he started the Basic Sciences Department of the State Conservatory of Turkish Music of ITU and completed his undergraduate degree in 2005. In 2011, he graduated from Haliç University Turkish Music Masters Program. He is continuing his education at ITU Institute of Social Sciences Musicology and Music Theory PhD Program started in 2016. He took part as a ney artist in many national and international albums and concerts like Ali Ufki Bey’in Tanıklığıyla 17. Yüzyıl İstanbul’unda Musiki, İstanbul, 2010; Profundo, Belçika, 2010; Ferahnak, İtalya, 2012 with various ensembles and artists. He taught ney and Turkish music theory courses in Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Conservatory and Fatih Municipality. Currently, he is giving lectures in Makam Theory and Artifact Analysis in İTU TMDK Music Theory Department and he is still working as Co-Head of Department.