Raindrop Foundation is celebrating the many faces of Houston with Citizenship Month to Host Lecture-Piano Recital by Turkish Musician and researcher Professor Dr. Evren Kutlay.
European Music during Ottoman Era
Friday, November 8, 2013
7:30 pm.-8:00 pm. Reception
8:00 pm.-9:30 pm. Lecture-Recital
Please kindly R.S.V.P. at www.turkishhouse.org/rsvp/pianorecital2013 by Tuesday November 6, 2013.
You may want to visit the following links to enjoy Dr. Kutlay’s performances.
A video recording of her lecture format (Lecture given at Turkish Cultural Foundation in January 2012) can be watched at:
Dr. Kutlay is a native of Turkey and taught at prominent Koç University. She received her MBA and MM in Piano Performance from the University of West Georgia. In 2007 she completed her Ph.D. in Musicology at Istanbul University, Social Sciences Institute. Dr. Kutlay has performed solo and four-hand piano music, as well as chamber music both in Turkey and several venues in the United States. Dr. Kutlay is also the author of the book "European Musicians of Ottomans" and recorded a CD titled "European Music in Ottoman Istanbul". Her current research focuses on the effects of Ottoman modernization on music, the steps taken, musicians employed, works composed, and the musical politics of sultans. Right now, she teaches at Yildiz Technical University Music Department as Assoc. Professor of Music/Musicology.