Research Assistant Semih ÖZDEMİR is Granted an “Encouragement Award” in an International Competition


Research Assistant Semih ÖZDEMİR, member of the Department of Turkish Music at our Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, was granted an “encouragement award” with his composition in makam Kürdilihicazkar and in form İlahi in an international competition called “İlahi Aşkın Sesi Milletlerarası Beste Yarışması”. As an international competition for Turkish music, İlahi Aşkın Sesi is supported and organised by governmental institutions such as TRT, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, and Yunus Emre Institute. ÖZDEMİR’s composition was selected by a jury consisting of a number of Turkish music virtuosos from among many compositions.