9th SANSEV ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL POLYPHONIC CHORAL FESTİVAL

May 9-10-11-12, 2024

TURKAN SAYLAN CULTURAL CENTER, ISTANBUL, TURKEY

NURSEL ÖNCÜL

SANSEV Association President

Opera Artist

 

We are happy, excited, hopeful and proud that we will be holding the 9th Sansev International Istanbul Polyphonic Choir Festival.

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We are proud; Because we produce beauties about HUMAN and ART in our association, which we established in 2006 with the belief of being a non-governmental organization.

We are hopeful; Because we believe that we have come to good points as a country in the “Music Revolution”, one of the most important of the Republican Revolutions. We know that we will progress by constantly working, producing and sharing.

We are excited; Because our festival is embraced by masters of polyphonic music, choir conductors, choirs, music educators, artists and art lovers.

Our aim is to ensure that polyphonic music in general, and choral music in particular, becomes widespread in all educational and training institutions and organizations.
We are grateful to all the people and organizations who stand by us, walk with us and contribute.

FESTIVAL

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NUMBERS

8

FESTIVALS

4

COUNTRIES

35

CITIES

621

CHOIRS

21825

CHORISTS

9th FESTIVAL HONORARY COMPOSER: Sarper OZSAN

Sarper Özsan was born in 1944 in Bandırma district of Balıkesir. He started his music career with mandolin lessons from Kemal Eroğlu, and was interested in pop and rock music during his high school education. He graduated from the composition department of Ankara State Conservatory in 1969. During his education here, he studied harmony, counterpoint, fugue, orchestration and composition with Necil Kazım Akses, musical forms and music history with İlhan Usmanbaş, solfege with Metin Öğüt, modal music with Adnan Saygun, piano with Selçuk Gündemir, Tulga Cetiz and Gülay Uğurata. , also took lessons on Turkish Music modes, language pattern, measurements, forms and harmonization system from Kemal İlerici for two years. He also made compilations of folk music in the Burdur region in the folk music compilation activities organized by TRT in 1967.

He started working at TRT in 1970. Later, he worked as a lecturer at Istanbul State Conservatory. He returned to TRT in 1978. He was dismissed from his position as a member of the board of directors in 1982 and returned to his position in 1990.

Sarper Özsan died in Ankara on December 19, 2022, at the age of 78.

SARPER OZSAN

TERMS OF AGREEMENT

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SPONSORS

Maltepe Municipality

SANSEV Artists Art Lovers Culture and Provident Association

Address: Bağdat Cad. Güvenir Sk. Onur Tarman Apt. No: 26/1 34843 Maltepe İstanbul

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