Menu

Yeşim Gürer Oymak assumes new roles at IKSV

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

Yesim Gurer OymakAs of September 5, 2017, Yeşim Gürer Oymak, the Director of Istanbul Music Festival since 2006, will also assume the role of the Deputy Director General of İKSV.

Apart from her new role, Yeşim Gürer Oymak will continue to carry out her duties as the Director of Istanbul Music Festival, as well as the Leyla Gencer Voice Competition, both organised by İKSV.

Gürer Oymak earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Language & Literature from Boğaziçi University and Istanbul University State Conservatory Piano Department after studying at Saint-Benoît French High School. She holds a master’s degree from Mimar Sinan University State Conservatory and a doctorate in Musicology from Istanbul University State Conservatory.

She was a faculty member and Assistant Professor at Istanbul University State Conservatory between 1996 and 2016. During this time, she also chaired the Department of Musicology and was appointed as a member of the executive board of Ottoman Music Application and Research Centre - OMAR.

In 2000, Gürer Oymak became the Founding Director of İş Sanat Cultural Centre, resuming her post until 2006. She also coordinated the classical music events organised as part of the “Cultural Season of Turkey in France”, a joint project realised in France by the Ministries of International Affairs of Turkey and France, between 2009 and 2010. She holds a “Bene Merito” honorary distinction from the Ministry of International Affairs of the Republic of Poland.

Booking.com
Advertisement
Advertisement

Destinations

Spend a Romantic Weekend in Tallinn, Estonia

Spend a Romantic Weekend in Tallinn, Estonia

Beginning of December 2016, me and my wife visited Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, and if you are searching for a romantic weekend, then you should consider Tallinn. The Estonian capital offers tra...

Best of Greek Islands with Celestyal Cruises

Best of Greek Islands with Celestyal Cruises

In Summer 2016, I had chance to sail to Greek Islands with the Celestyal Cruises. In an organization with Karavan Cruises, travelers enjoyed best of Greek islands with Celestyal and received a compl...

Unique and Luxurious Vacation Destination in Turkey: Cappadocia

Unique and Luxurious Vacation Destination in Turkey: Cappadocia

ftnNEWS would like to present you a unique vacation idea here in Turkey: Cappadocia Region. Located on the central Anatolia plateau within a volcanic landscape sculpted by erosion to form a successi...