19-20.6.18 – A WORKSHOP WITH Okan Murat Öztürk

19/06 2018

19-20.6.18 – A WORKSHOP WITH Okan Murat Öztürk

All Day

חאן החמור הלבן, צבי לבנון 5, צפת, 13201, Israel

Maqamat Music Center and Diwan Saz are proud to present:

A two-day workshop with a master musician from Turkey: singer and Saz virtuoso Okan Murat Öztürk.

Ozturk is one of the greatest master players of the Turkish Saz and Baglama, an expert in the Turkish Makam and song, Sufi Ashik music and all styles of Anatolian tuning and strumming.

The workshop will be held at the enchanting location Halav Im HaRuach (“Milk with the Wind”) farm in the Galilee Mountains

Who is the workshop for? Intermediate and advanced Saz players, singers and musicians on various instruments interested in studying and deepening their understanding of the folklore traditions of Sufi and Turkish Ashik music.

“Dr. Okan Murat Ozturk is a truly top-notch singer and musician in Turkey. Besides many albums, collaborations, performances and TV programs he has written several books on roots music from Anatolia and the Turkish Makam. in Turkish music. He is a well-known and highly respected lecturer at the university in Ankara.
Oken will be conducting a musical workshop on Saz, Baglama and singing and I would recommend to anyone who plays such an instrument to register because it is an opportunity to hear and see one of the greatest in the history of the instrument. Even musicians on other instruments (and singers) are warmly invited to participate.”

The workshop includes:
- 8 hours of study per day
- 3 quality vegetarian meals a day
- Free coffee tea and healthy snacks
- Possible accommodation (camping) at the workshop location
- ticket to the Gala concert 21/6 with Diwan Saz (see below).

Price is 1200 NIS inclusive.

Gala concert event:
On Thursday 21.6 there will be a gala performance (at Ohel Yael near Yodfat) of Okan Murat Ozturk together with Diwan Saz, special guest artists Zohar Fresco and Itamar Doari and other guest musicians. Followed by a festive ethnic dance party with DJ Udi Ben Kanaan. Highly recommended! The workshop price includes a ticket to the closing concert event.

Concert details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1724838527609923/

For more information and registration: Yochai 052-5999161