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Important Notice Regarding AIMA Piano Masterclass 2015

The quota of participants for piano masterclass under the direction of İdil Biret has been reached. Further applications will be placed on a waiting list.


July 25th, 2015- Movie Screening at AIMA Pier

‘Deniz Seviyesi’

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Reservation is not possible.

For further information please call 0546-266 10 36


July 26st, 2015

AIMA-Onur Özkaya Contrabass Masterclass Concert

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Venue: Ayvalık Taksiyarhis Anıt Müzesi

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Contact: 0266-312 67 03, 0546 266 10 36

Invitation cards are available at AIMA Merkez and Kürşat Mağazası.


July 29st, 2015 

SUNSET AT AIMA

4CELLOS CONCERT

Ülker Tümer, Umut Sağlam, Gülce Sucular, Buğrahan Sarıbaz

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Venue: AIMA Pier

at 20.30

Contact: 0266-312 67 03, 0546 266 10 36

Invitation cards are available at AIMA Merkez.

Program

J. S. Bach, Chorale

A. Vivaldi, Cello Concerto in B Minor

II. Movement: Largo

Soloist: Umut Sağlam

J. Massenet, Meditation

Soloist: Ülker Tümer

T. Mackeben, Nur nicht aus Liebe weinenFrauen sind keine EngelSchlummerlied

J. Cowler, Veilchen, kleine blaue Veilchen

F. Raymond, Die Juliska aus Budapest


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FESTIVAL PROGRAM

8th of July 2015

J.S. Bach, Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041

Allegro-Andante-Allegro Assai

Misha Nodelman, violin

W.A. Mozart, Rondo in C Major, K 373

Çiğdem İyicil, violin

INTERMISSION

W.A. Mozart, Sinfonia Concertante in E flat Major, K 364

Allegro Maestoso-Andante-Presto

Pelin Halkacı Akın, violin; Ruşen Güneş, viola


9th of July 2015

Chamber Music Concert

W.A. Mozart, Piano Quartet in E flat Major, K 493

1. Movement: Allegro

Fahrettin Arda, violin; Öykü Koçoğlu, viola; Nil Kocamangil, cello; Can Okan, piano

F. Mendelssohn, String Quartet  No. 2 in A minor , Op. 13

3. Movement: Intermezzo: Allegretto con moto-Allegro di molto

İmge Tilif, violin; Eylül Umay Taş, violin; Emre Akman, viola; Dorukhan Doruk, cello

W.A. Mozart, Piano Quaret in G minor, K 478

1. Movement: Allegro

Mehmet Yasemin, violin; Emre Akman, viola; Dilbağ Tokay, cello; İris Şentürker, piano

D. Popper, Requiem for Three Cellos and Piano, Op. 66

Dilbağ Tokay, cello; Dorukhan Doruk, cello; Nil Kocamangil, cello; Can Okan, piano

INTERMISSION

J. Brahms, String Sextet in B flat Major, Op. 18

1. Movement: Allegro ma non troppo

İmge Tilif, violin; Eylül Umay Taş, violin; Taner Tarhan, viola; Emre Akman, viola; Nil Kocamangil, cello; Dorukhan Doruk, cello

F. Schubert, String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D 810

3. Movement: Scherzo Allegro molto

İmge Tilif, violin; Eylül Umay Taş, violin; Emre Akman, viola; Dorukhan Doruk, cello


10th of July 2015

J. Massenet, Meditation (from the opera Thäis)

Nil Kocamangil, cello

S. Koussevitzky, Double Bass Concerto in F sharp minor, Op. 3

Onur Özkaya, double bass

INTERMISSION

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048

Allegro Moderato-Adagio-Allegro

F. Mendelssohn, String Symphony No. 10 in B minor, MWV N 10


AIMA FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA

Violins

Mehmet Yasemin

İmge Tilif

Nilgün Yüksel

Eylül Umay Taş

Elçin Kalemdaroğlu

Ayşen Tözeniş

Başak Erdem Atasoy

Asaf Öksüz

Arda Güven

Öykü Koçoğlu

Violas

Emre Akman

Tamer Tarhan

Cellos

Dilbağ Tokay

Nil Kocamangil

Dorukhan Doruk

Pınar Bayraktar

Double Bass

Onur Özkaya


Daily Sabah

Click here to read Leyla Yvonne Ergil’s Interview with Filiz Ali 

 THE AIMA FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA CONCERT WITHIN THE IKSV MUSIC FESTIVAL AT SEN ANTUAN CHURCH ON 6TH OF JUNE 2015

REHEARSAL

PROGRAM AND ARTISTS

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Conductor: Can Okan

Corelli: Concerto Grosso No. 8 (Christmas Concerto)

C. P. E. Bach: Concerto for Cello, Strings & Continuo in A minor

Alexander Rudin, violoncello

INTERMISSION

Mendelssohn: Symphony for Strings No.10 in B minor

Mendelssohn: Konzertstück No. 2 Op. 114

Mendelssohn: Konzertstück No. 1 Op .113

Julian Milkis, clarinet

Alexander Rudin, violoncello

Piazzolla: Oblivion

Gershwin: Promenade (bis)

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1. VIOLINS:

Mehmet Yasemin

Nilgün Yüksel

Fahrettin Arda

Eylül Umay Taş

Ayşen Tözeniş

Başak Erdem Atasoy

2. VIOLINS:

İmge Tilif

Hakan Güven

Göksel Coşkun

Asaf Öksüz

Arda Güven

VIOLAS:

Öykü Koçoğlu

Eda Aslanoğlu

Günsu Özkarar

Emre Akman

VIOLONCELLOS:

Dilbağ Tokay

Poyraz Baltacıgil

Ülker Tümer

Umut Sağlam

CONTRABAS:

Onur Özkaya

HARPSICHORD:

İris Şentürker (Corelli and C. P. E. Bach)

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43rd Istanbul Music Festival’s Honorary Award was presented to Prof. Filiz Ali

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The opening ceremony of the 43rd Istanbul Music Festival was held at the Lütfi Kırdar International Convention and Exhibition Center on 31st of May 2015. After the opening speech of Bülent Eczacıbaşı, the chairman of the IKSV, festival’s honorary award was presented to Prof. Filiz Ali for her contributions in the Turkish cultural and artistic life as a musicologist and teacher for over 50 years and as the founder of the Ayvalık International Music Academy, which has trained many young musicians since 1998.

Click here to read the speech of Prof. Filiz Ali.

Click here to see related press news.

Last two weeks to apply for Violin & Viola Masterclass!

Registration fee (100.- euros) for the Violin & Viola Masterclass, which is to be held under the direction of Çiğdem İyicil, Misha Nodelman, Pelin Halkacı Akın, Ruşen Güneş and with the correpetition of İris Şentürker between 1-7 July 2015, should be paid before 17th June 2015 as “donation” to the bank account Vakifbank Ayvalik Branch, Ayvalik – Turkey, Euro account IBAN number: TR360001500158048014310206. The name of the participant should be mentioned on the bank order. A copy of the bank order should be sent to the fax number +90 266 312 67 04. Participation fee 300.-euros Participation fee should be paid before 25th June 2015 as “donation” to the bank account VakifBank Ayvalik Branch, Ayvalik-Turkey, Euro account IBAN number: TR360001500158048014310206. The name of the participant should be mentioned on the bank order. A copy of the bank order should be sent to the fax number +90 266 312 67 04. The students of Violin & Viola Masterclass accommodate at the Bonjour Pansiyon.

Registration fee will not be reimbursed apart from “Acts of God”. Masterclass fee will not be reimbursed for cancellations made after 25th June 2015.

 

 

 AIMA-Masterclasses of 2015

Ekran Resmi 2015-04-21 00.41.52Click here to view as pdf.

 

 

 Applications for AIMA Violin & Viola Masterclass have begun

 

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The applications for Violin & Viola Masterclass, which is to be held under the direction of Çiğdem İyicil, Misha Nodelman, Pelin Halkacı Akın, Ruşen Güneş and with the correpetition of İris Şentürker between 1-7 July 2015, have begun.

The masterclass will begin on the 1st July 2015 in the morning. The participants are kindly asked to arrive in Ayvalik one day before, i.e. 30th of June. The night of the 30th of June is included to the fee. The masterclass will end on the 7th of July 2015 at noon; the participants should leave the academy on the 7th of July afternoon. The night of the 7th of July is not included to the fee. Participants should send the complete documents required until 10 June 2015. The documents will be examined and the definitive participants will be declared via email. Definitive participants should pay the 100Euros registration fee to the bank account mentioned until 17th June 2015. The remaining 300 Euros application fee should be paid to the bank account mentioned until 25th June 2015. This fee includes accommodation and breakfast.

Required Documents:

Application Form

Active Repertoire

Detailed Biography

Letter of Recommendation

Registration fee 100.- euros. Registration fee should be paid before 17th June 2015 as “donation” to the bank account Vakifbank Ayvalik Branch, Ayvalik – Turkey, Euro account IBAN number: TR360001500158048014310206. The name of the participant should be mentioned on the bank order. A copy of the bank order should be sent to the fax number +90 266 312 67 04. Participation fee 300.-euros Participation fee should be paid before 25th June 2015 as “donation” to the bank account VakifBank Ayvalik Branch, Ayvalik-Turkey, Euro account IBAN number: TR360001500158048014310206. The name of the participant should be mentioned on the bank order. A copy of the bank order should be sent to the fax number +90 266 312 67 04.

Registration fee will not be reimbursed apart from “Acts of God”. Masterclass fee will not be reimbursed for cancellations made after 25th June 2015.

 

Ayvalik AIMA Festival Orchestra and İdil Biret gave a successful concert at Boğaziçi University’s Albert Long Hall on March 11th 2015.

Albert Long Hall, March 11th 2015

Albert Long Hall, March 11th 2015

43rd Istanbul Music Festival’s “Honorary Award” will be presented to pianist, musicologist, music critic and author Prof. Filiz Ali for her contributions to the arts and culture of Turkey through her work on the development and proliferation of polyphonic western music and her valued efforts in training many musicians and musicologists through her role as an educator for over 50 years.

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AIMA New Year Concert Took  Place on January 24th 2015

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AIMA New Year Concert in which Iris Senturker (piano) and Mehmet Yasemin (violin) played works of composers such as Schubert, Dvorak, Saint-Saens and Brahms took place on the eve of January 24th 2015. Photographs from the concert will be available soon on this page.

AIMA 2015 Masterclass Dates Are Announced

Violin and Viola Masterclass will be held between 1 – 7 July 2015 under the direction of Andrej Bielow, Pelin Halkacı Akın, Çiğdem İyicil ve Ruşen Güneş and will end with the masterclass concert on the eve of July 7th 2015.

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AIMA III. Ayvalık Music Festival will be held on July 8 – 9 – 10 2015.

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Double Bass Masterclass under the direction of Onur Ozkaya will be held between 20 – 27 July 2015 and will end with the masterclass concert on the eve of July 26th.

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Piano Masterclass under the direction of İdil Biret will be held between August 30th – September 7th and will end with the masterclass concert on the eve of September 7th.

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Violoncello Masterclass under the direction of Christoph Henkel will be held between September 10 – 17 2015 and will end on the eve of September 16th with the masterclass concert.

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AIMA FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA’S NEW PROMOTIONAL VIDEO

Prof. Filiz Ali and AIMA on the TV Show “Aktualite”

 

AIMA Violoncello Masterclass ended with a Concert and the Certificate Ceremony

Violoncello masterclass that was held under the direction of Maria Kliegel ended on September 19th with the masterclass concert. For more information about the masterclass and the concert please visit the masterclass page by clicking here.

 

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AIMA Piano Masterclass ended with a Concert and the Certificate Ceremony

Piano masterclass that was held under the direction of  İdil Biret ended on September 9th with the masterclass concert. For more information about the masterclass and the concert please visit the masterclass page.

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AIMA Guitar Masterclass Has Begun

AIMA Guitar Masterclass which is supported by D’addario Foundation this year, has started onJuly 16th under the Direction of Elena Papandreou. For more information and day to day updates about the masterclass please visit the masterclass page by clicking here.

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AIMA II. Ayvalık Music Festival has ended

Second Annual Ayvalık Music Festival has ended on the night of July 10th 2014 with the closing concert given by the AIMA festival orchestra under the direction of Can Okan. For more information about the festival and to visit the related photo galleries please click here.

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AIMA Violin-Viola Masterclass Ended with a Concert and the Certificate Ceremony

Violin and viola masterclass that was held under the direction of  Andrej Bielow, Vladimir MykytkaÇiğdem İyicil and Pelin Halkacı Akın ended on July 7th with the masterclass concert. For more information about the masterclass and the concert please visit the masterclass page by clicking here.

AIMA SCHOLARSHIP

AIMA was founded in 1998 by Prof. Filiz Ali. Since its foundation the Academy has assumed a leading role in promoting the education of young musicians through expanding their horizons and their musical career. Music Masterclasses are held every year during the summer and fall seasons in Ayvalik, focusing mostly on string instruments. Students from Turkey, Europe and even as far away as New Zealand, gather together for eight to ten days of intense studying, practising and performing with distinguished international faculty at this beautiful Aegean coast town.

The Academy has evolved since its foundation and diversified its master classes with Composition Workshops, Creative Writing Workshops, Piano Masterclasses and Guitar Masterclasses. The Academy has also aimed to enrich the cultural life of Ayvalık with public concerts which are organized during all seasons.

AIMA organizes different workshops and masterclasses every year where young participants have the opportunity to work with renowned artists.