Oya Çinar Kanik

OYA ÇINAR KANIK graduated with honours from the Istanbul University State Conservatory Composition and Orchestral Conducting department in 2005. Following her graduation, she completed her master's and doctoral programs at the same institution. Her master's thesis was titled "The Life, Works, and Musical Language of György Sandor Ligeti." In her doctoral studies, she conducted thesis activities on the subject of "The Musical Language of Ulvi Cemal Erkin, its Relation with Traditional Turkish Music, and Analysis of Symphonic Section Works for Orchestra." Between 2007 and 2009, she taught solfege and music theory courses as an instructor at Kocaeli University State Conservatory. In the musicology department of the same institution's Faculty of Fine Arts, she undertook courses in Instrument Knowledge and Position in the Score, Counterpoint, Composition, Work Analysis, and solfege. Since 2008, she has been working as an academic in the Composition and Orchestral Conducting Main Art Branch at Mimar Sinan University State Conservatory. Currently, at the same institution, she continues to successfully teach courses in Harmony, Solfege, and Music Theory as an assistant professor in the Music-Musicology-Opera-Composition-Theory departments. She has published books (Music Theories and Solfege and Dance in Baroque I/II) with international publishing houses, as well as academic articles and book chapters. Alongside her teaching career, Oya Çinar Kanik continues her work as a composer, and her compositions have been performed in various cities in Turkey and abroad in various concert halls.

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