Choir: Turkish Makam Classes



Choir: Turkish Makam Classes

Date: Thursdays, 28th October – 16th December 2021
Time: 6 – 8:30 pm
Duration: 8 weeks
Cost:  £120
Class Size: Min. 5 – Max.15 Students
Instructor: Baha Yetkin
Deadline for Application: Wednesday, 27th October 2021

Location: 10 Maple Street W1T 5HA (Nearest tube stations: Warren Street and Goodge Street)

This 8-week choir course will be one in which students will sing Turkish makam music from the Ottoman period to the present as well as select melodies from Anatolia. This course also covers how makams and melodies are formed.

The “mesk” system, which is the educational system of the music, is suitable for everyone and it does not require any special qualifications in this course. Singing and hearing, are abilities which can be improved when trained. This course will be an enjoyable form of training and the student will become aware of the physical and mental changes within themselves as they train.

Regarding content; students will learn selected works from the repertoires of Ottoman Art Music, Anatolian Folk Music and Turkish Contemporary Music. The students will also go through training on sound, ear and theoretical knowledge with the books prepared by the instructor Baha Yetkin.

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