An Evening of Turkish Classical and Sufi Music with Timuçin Çevikoğlu and the Mevlevi ensemble
The master Turkish musician and educator Timuçin Çevikoğlu gathers an ensemble of American and Turkish musicians for an evening of classical Ottoman and Sufi compositions from the Mevlevi tradition established by the mystical poet Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi.
A singer, neyzen (flute player), and percussionist, Dr. Çevikoğlu has worked for the Turkish Ministry of Culture since 1986, as a performing artist, ensemble vice-director (Konya Turkish Sufi Music Ensemble), conductor (Ankara State Classical Turkish Music Ensemble), and the General Director of Classical Turkish Music Research and Performance Ensemble (Ankara).
Dr. Çevikoğlu has prepared music programs and documentaries on radio and TV channels, directed several audio recordings of the Turkish Ministry of Culture, and performed in numerous concerts all over the world. He has published books and scholarly articles on Mevlevî music traditions. He received his M.A. (1999) and Ph.D. (2010) in the field of Music Education and Musical Sciences at Selçuk University , Konya.
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