Past Events
ŞALLIEL BROS & ÖNDER FOCAN FUNKBOOK

The band was formed by Önder Focan–a jazz guitarist whom we know and love from his jazz standard arrangements-and two very young and energetic saxophone players Anıl and Batuhan Şallıel. One of the recent “Şallıel Bros” concert with Önder Focan as a guest, raised the idea of jo

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October 2015, Tuesday
Location: Student Center -1st Floor Terrace/Kahvehane Time: 12:30
FÖTR BLUES BAND

Since 2012 Fötr Blues Band have made consider- able headway performing at many jazz clubs and blues nights, withimprovised members and obvious rapport. Fötr Blues Band, who have hosted many qualified local and foreign musicians on their stage, have made their audience love the

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September 2015, Tuesday
Location: Student Center -1st Floor Terrace/Kahvehane Time: 12:30
ŞİRİN SOYSAL JAZZ BAND

Şirin Soysal was born in Vienna in 1980, and released her first album “Bir Şeyler Var” in 2011. Soysal and her band recorded their second album “Ziyaret” with songs that are in art-rock and art-pop genres in 2013 and has been the first Turkish band which was invited to Ertegün

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September 2015, Wednesday
Location: Student Center -1st Floor Terrace Time: 12:30
UNINVITED JAZZ BAND

Uninvited Jazz Band, which gathers various musicians from different countries, has started its musical journey at İstiklal Street. Playing New Orleans Jazz, Blues and Gypsie, the band is notably wanted by the most prestigious jazz music clubs today. You will be listening early-

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September 2015, Wednesday
Location: Student Center -1st Floor Terrace Time: 12:30
ERCÜMENT GÜL TRIO

During his university years, Ercüment Gül took guitar lessons from renown jazz musicians Sarp Maden and Emre Karabulut. However, it was after meeting Erkan Oğur that he unwittingly set into a deep and long relationship with music. Some years later he met Aydın Esen, working wit

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15
September 2015, Tuesday
Location: Student Center -1st Floor Terrace/Kahvehane Time: 12:30
BACK TO THE COLLEGE FILMS OPEN AIR CINEMA WEEK

Lets meet at open-air cinema for Back to the College Films Week!

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14
September 2015, Monday
Location: Student Common (Grass Area) / open-air cinema Time: 19:30
ELİF TARAKÇI AKYAR & HYUN SOOK TEKİN

Associate Professor Elif Tarakci Akyar (Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University) and Associate Professor Hyun Sook Tekin (Marmara University) will take the stage in the frame of Thursday Classic! These two amazing classical music artists will welcome the summer with romances and sonat

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30
May 2015, Saturday
Location: Sevgi Gönül Auditorium Time: 12:30
METROSTRING

Graduates of Kocaeli University Faculty of Fine Arts establish MetroString in 2014. They started their journey in a metro station. They separate their repertoire to cult music; they render film soundtracks and a number of popular pieces.

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14
May 2015, Thursday
Location: Sevgi Gönül Auditorium Time: 12:30
AKBANK KISA FİLM FESTİVALİ ÖDÜLLÜ FİLMLERİ

Awarded films of 11.Akbank Short Film Festival are meeting with university students! In this university tour, young art-lovers will have a chance to watch “Best Fiction”, “Best Documentary”, and “Best Animation” films.

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13
May 2015, Wednesday
Location: Student Centre B328 Time: 19:30
KOLEKTİF İSTANBUL

Kolektif Istanbul has been mainly based on musical variance of Eastern Europe in the sense of traditional Turkish repertories. By this intention which primarily refers to a subjective positioning on musical under- standing through ethnic and traditional music. The main context

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12
May 2015, Tuesday
Location: SGKM Time: 12:30
İPEK AKTAR QUINTET

We are welcoming İpek Aktar Quintet with their repertoire of Bossa Nova and Jazz! We will take a trip from Broadway to Brasil with Riccardo Marenghi’s drum, Gurtug Gok’s saxophone, Adem Gulsen’s piano, and Alper Kilic’s bass.

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05
May 2015, Tuesday
Location: Sevgi Gönül Auditorium Time: 12:30
İSTANBUL BAROQUE

Harpsichordist Leyla Pinar establishes Istanbul Baroque in 1975 as a trio; violin, flute, and harpsichord. They continue to their journey by adjoining chamber music, concertos, choros, and baroque operas to their work. They aim to embrace the repertoire of the chamber music and

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30
April 2015, Thursday
Location: SGKM Oditoryum Time: 12:30