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Performance & Voice

Objectives

Educating professional performers who can evaluate the rich traditional music heritage of Turkey, develop a view point evolved from past to the future and fuse their national art identity with the global values is an inevitable necessity. Within this context, foundation of the Performance Department Instrument-Voice Thesis/non-Thesis Master Program has been aimed under Istanbul Technical University Social Sciences Institute and it has been approved by the Council of Higher Education on 04.08.2014. This program is an interdisciplinary program that includes two different performance areas (voice and instrument).

 

Mission and Vision

 

*Improving the interpretational capacities and academic backgrounds of the artist candidates who are graduates of Turkish Music or Western Music Conservatory Voice and Instrument Department.

*Educating creative performers with science-based, research-based and art-based personalities and leadership values.

*Providing a stage experience for students in a national or international context and teaching the contemporary presentation methods.

*Developing an analytical view point for the musical compositions and providing a ground for high level performances.

*Raising respectable and qualified artists for the academic and art-based institutions and national and international music industry.

*Making mutual projects with the national and international universities under a contemporary education system which can evaluate the art works with an interdisciplinary approach.

 

 

 

General Information about the Program

*Students who applied for Performance Department Instrument-Voice Thesis/non-Thesis Master Program should fulfill the registration conditions of the Social Sciences Institute. In addition, all the applicants enter two exams including an interview/verbal exam and a written exam.

*The questions for the written exam are decided by the Executive Committee and carried out by the Program Acceptance Committee. A performance with an instrument or voice is required for the interview/verbal exam. 

* An English proficiency test result accepted by ITU Senate need to be submitted during registration or ITU Proficiency test point decided by ITU Senate need to be provided. For the foreign students, the rules of Council of Higher Education are implemented.

*The language of the program is Turkish-English. %70 of the courses enrolled should be in Turkish, %30 of the courses enrolled should be in English. %50 of the courses are compulsory and %50 of the courses are elective.

* In order to graduate from Performance Department Instrument-Voice Thesis Master Program, 24 credits should be completed. 12 credits are for compulsory courses and 12 credits are for elective courses.

* In order to graduate from Performance Department Instrument-Voice Thesis Master Program, 36 credits should be completed. 18 credits are for compulsory courses and 18 credits are for elective courses.

*Students should enroll %50 of the courses from their own program. Other half could be selected from Social Sciences Institute Master Programs or from other universities masters and PhD programs with the approval of the advisor.

* ITU Performance Department Instrument-Voice Thesis/non-Thesis Master Program is prosecuted under the legislation of “ITU Masters Education Regulation”.

 

 

İTÜ Social Sciences Institute Application Conditions

  • Having a 4-year undergraduate diploma
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Fulfilling the Aapplication conditions of İTÜ Social Sciences Institute
  • Succeeding in the written and verbal/interview exams which is organized by the program executive committee

 

 

 

Head of the Program and Coordinator

Doç. Cihangir Terzi

 

 

Program Executive Committee

Prof. Adnan Koç

Prof. Nermin Kaygusuz

Prof. Erol Parlak

Doç. Cihangir Terzi

Doç. Cihan Yurtçu

Doç. Dr. Tolgahan Çoğulu

 

 

 

Academic Staff

Prof. Dr. Can ETİLİ ÖKTEN

Prof. Dr. Cihat AŞKIN

Prof. Metin EKE

Prof. Adnan KOÇ

Prof. Nermin KAYGUSUZ

Prof. Songül KARAHASANOĞLU

Prof. Devlet Devrim ÖZTAŞ

Prof. Ruhi AYANGİL

Prof. Erol PARLAK

Doç. Cihangir TERZİ

Doç. Jülide GÜNDÜZ

Doç. Dr. Tolgahan ÇOĞULU

Doç. Cihan YURTÇU

Doç. Ayşegül KOSTAK TOKSOY

Doç. Neva ÖZGEN

Yrd. Doç. Hakan ŞENSOY

Yrd. Doç. Dr. Sinem ÖZDEMİR

Yrd. Doç. Dr. Süleyman ERGUNER

Dr. Süleyman ŞENEL

Dr. Ali TÜFEKÇİ

Dr. Bülent AKSOY

 

 

 

 

COURSES

1.TERM – COMPULSORY COURSES

CSP 501                ADVANCED INSTRUMENT PERFORMANCE 1

CSP 503                ADVANCED VOICE PERFORMANCE (THM) 1

CSP 505                ADVANCED VOICE PERFORMANCE (TSM) 1

CSP 507 E            PSYCHOLOGY OF CONCERT STAGE

1.TERM – ELECTIVE COURSES

CSP 509                METHOD PREPARATION AND DEVELOPMENT (INSTRUMENT)

CSP 511                METHOD PREPARATION AND DEVELOPMENT (VOICE)

CSP 513                TURKISH FOLK MUSIC INSTRUMENTS

CSP 515                19. AND 20. CENTURY INNOVATIVE COMPOSERS OF TURKISH MUSIC

2.TERM – COMPULSORY COURSES

CSP 502                RECITAL 1

CSP 504                ADVANCED INSTRUMENT PERFORMANCE 2

CSP 506                ADVANCED VOICE PERFORMANCE (THM) 2

CSP 508                ADVANCED VOICE PERFORMANCE (TSM) 2

2.TERM – ELECTIVE COURSES

CSP 510                COMPARATIVE INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC IN THE NEIGHBORING GEOGRAPHIES  

CSP 512                TURKISH LANGUAGE WORLD MUSIC

CSP 514                TURKISH MUSIC FORMS AND STYLES 

CSP 516                SOUND PHYSIOLOGY

CSP 518 E            NEW MUSIC TRENDS

3.TERM – COMPULSORY COURSES

CSP 517                ADVANCED INSTRUMENT PERFORMANCE 3

CSP 519                ADVANCED VOICE PERFORMANCE (THM) 3

CSP 521                ADVANCED VOICE PERFORMANCE (TSM) 3

CSP 523 E            COMMUNICATION IN PERFORMANCE

3.TERM – ELECTIVE COURSES

CSP 525                IMPROVISATION 1

CSP 527                CHAMBER MUSIC 1 TSM

CSP 529                CHAMBER MUSIC 1 THM

CSP 531                CHAMBER MUSIC 1 BM

CSP 533                BAĞLAMA FINGER PLAYING TECHNIQUES 1

CSP 535                PIANO LITERATURE 1

CSP 537                VIOLIN LITERATURE 1

CSP 539                PERFORMANCE STYLE AND MANNER 1 (TSM)

CSP 541                PERFORMANCE STYLE AND MANNER 1 (THM)

4.TERM – COMPULSORY COURSES

CSP 520                ADVANCED INSTRUMENT PERFORMANCE 4

CSP 522                ADVANCED VOICE PERFORMANCE (THM) 4

CSP 524                ADVANCED VOICE PERFORMANCE (TSM) 4

CSP 526                RECITAL 2

CSP 599                FINAL PROJECT

4.TERM – ELECTIVE COURSES

CSP 528                IMPROVISATION 2

CSP 530                CHAMBER MUSIC 2 TSM

CSP 532                CHAMBER MUSIC 2 THM

CSP 534                CHAMBER MUSIC 2 BM

CSP 536                BAĞLAMA FINGER PLAYING TECHNIQUES 2

CSP 538                PIANO LITERATURE 2

CSP 540                VIOLIN LITERATURE 2

CSP 542 E            ACADEMIC TEXT WRITING

CSP 544                PERFORMANCE STYLE AND MANNER 2 (TSM)

CSP 546                PERFORMANCE STYLE AND MANNER 2 (THM)