The program is the first Music program in Turkey that provides education in English. The program aims to train researchers, performers, sound designers, and creative professionals that have the skills of leadership, musicianship, and research, and that will lead the course of music research and new music in this information age by taking part in international forums and academic circles.

Teaching all its courses in English, this program is unique with an international teaching staff and students from all over the world. Being open to students with various educational backgrounds, the program provides an interdisciplinary environment.

The program brings several music-related disciplines together such as Performance, Composition, Music Theory, Sound Engineering and Design, Sonic Arts, Ethnomusicology, Historical Musicology, and Music Business and Administration. Additionally, the Department of Music conducts seminars, workshops, concerts, and conferences, and takes part in community outreach projects.

Admission Requirements

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MYL 519E Asya Müziği
MYL 534E Opera Çalışmaları
MYL 558E Müzikal K. Yeni Akımlar
MYL 568E Şeflik Teknikleri 1
MYL 584E Caz Armonisi
MYL 591E 16.Yüzyıl Kontrpuanı
MYL 592E Beste Atölyesi
MYL 596E Film Müziği
MYL 837E Temel Şeflik Teknikleri
MYL 5002E Perküsyon Dünyası
MYL 5003E Şeflik Teknikleri 2
MYL 5005E Şeflik Teknikleri 3
MYL 5007E Perküsyon T. Orkestrasyon T
MYL 5008E 18.yy Konturpuan
MYL 5010E Elektronik Müzik Tarihi
MYL 5011E Multimedya Tasarımı
MYL 5012E Elektronik Müzik K
MYL 5013E Ses Programlama
MYL 5014E Tarihsel Performans Pratikleri
MYL 5015E Akustik ve Pisikoakustik
MYL 5016E Proje Yönetimi

Executive Board

Assoc. Prof. Jerfi AJİ (Program Koordinatörü)
​Dr. Paul Alister WHITEHEAD
Dr. Robert Oliver BEAHRS

Erasmus Coordinator
Asst. Prof. Eray ALTINBÜKEN

Academic Members

Name Surname Research Fields
Prof. Dr. Cihat AŞKIN Violin
Assoc. Prof. Jerfi AJİ Piano, theory
Prof.Dr. Tolgahan ÇOĞULU Guitar
Assoc. Prof. Taylan ÖZDEMİR Sound engineering and design
Asst. Prof. Gökhan DENEÇ Sound engineering and design
Assoc. Prof. Jülide GÜNDÜZ Flute
Prof. Dr. Can KARADOĞAN Sound engineering and design
Assoc. Prof. Yelda ÖZGEN ÖZTÜRK Violoncello
Assoc. Prof. Emine Şirin ÖZGÜN TANIR Ethnomusicology
Asst. Prof. Eray ALTINBÜKEN Composition
Dr. Paul Alister WHITEHEAD Historical musicology
Dr. Robert Oliver BEAHRS Ethnomusicology
Dr. Konstantinos VASILAKOS Sonic arts
Dr. Jeremy WOODRUFF Theory, composition
Dr. Jane Ellen HARRISON Historical musicology
Dr. William SUMITS Ethnomusicology
Assoc. Prof. Mehmet Cevdet EREK Sonic arts
Asst. Prof. Emmanouil EKMEKTSOGLOU Sonic arts
Assoc. Prof. Sıtkı Kandemir BASMACIOĞLU Piano
Amy Terese SALSGIVER Percussion

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