Şenol Küçük­yıldırım
and Tolga Tüzün

Electronic Music Days

Salt Beyoğlu

October 15, 2014 19.00

Photo: Kemal Cengizkan Fotoğraf: Kemal Cengizkan
Photo: Kemal Cengizkan

SALT Beyoğlu, Walk-in Cinema

Released by Müzik Hayvanı, Şenol Küçükyıldırım’s offbeat album “-Scape” will be reinterpreted by the electronic sound world of composer Tolga Tüzün.

Şenol Küçükyıldırım studied art history at Istanbul University and violin at the State Conservatory in İstanbul. He moved to the US in 1985 and studied at Berklee College of Music and New England Conservatory, and also attended electro music classes at Harvard University. Küçükyıldırım made his return to Turkey in 2000 following an offer to teach drums, jazz theory and ensemble classes at Yıldız Technical University. One of Turkey’s most important experimental drummers, he currently performs with his band WeeD and serves as faculty at Yıldız Technical University and Istanbul Bilgi University.

Tolga Tüzün is an electro-acoustic music composer. After receiving his BA in political sciences, he studied composition with Pieter Snapper and Marc Wingate and advanced orchestration with İlhan Usmanbaş and Hasan Uçarsu at the Istanbul Technical University, Center for Advanced Music Studies. His compositions have been performed in various cities throughout the US and in Amsterdam, Paris, Dresden, Darmstadt, Klangfurt, Birmingham and İstanbul. During his studies for a Ph.D. in Music Composition at CUNY Graduate Center, Tüzün studied composition with David Olan and Tristan Murail in New York and with Philippe Leroux in Paris. He is currently teaching composition and computer music at Istanbul Bilgi University.

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