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State Turkish Music Conservatory - Voice Training - First Cycle Programme



General Description
History
Ege University State Turkish Music Conservatory Voice Training Department started education in the academic year 1989 - 1990 to train sound performers (commentators) in Turkish classical music and Turkish folk music for the first time.
Qualification Awarded
The Bachelor's Degree in State Turkish Music Conservatory-Voice Training( first cycle in State Turkish Music Conservatory-Voice Training) is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum
Level of Qualification
First Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The general requirements explained in “General Admission Requirements” of Information on the Institution part are applied for admission of students.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The rules and regulations for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. Transfer can be made among the institutions of which equivalency is recognized by Higher Education Council. Also successful vocational school graduates to continue their educaiton to obtain Bachelor’s degrees if they are successful in the selection and the placement examination (DGS, i.e. vertical transfer examination) are admitted. The courses to be taken by these students are determined by the relevant department, on the basis of courses they have completed in the programs from which they have graduated. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Ege University and hence of the Department is not an exception to this. However, exams of exemption are organised at the start of each year at the University for the courses of English Language and Computer Skills. The students who have completed the proficiencies for these courses on his/her own or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given the right to take the exemption exam. The students who achieve a passing grade from these exams are held exempt from the related course in the curriculum.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students must obtain a grade point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and successfully pass all courses on the programme (equivalent to a total of 240 ECTS).
Profile of The Programme
Voice Training Department gives basic music skills from the first class, first Turkish Music Theory and Solfeggio, Solfege and Theory of Western Music, Sound Technique and Instrument Training courses are taught. BS from the level of the types of Turkish Art Music Turkish Folk Music and Repertoire, Style Repertoire, Public Practice, Turkish Folk Music, Folk Literature, Music History, Genre & Format Info, Harmony, Piano lessons are taught. The main academic activites of Voice Training Department faculty members are writing essays in variety of periodicals, attending national / international scientific meetings, and also published articles and handouts are available. In the Voice Traing deparment there are three completed scientific research projects backed by Ege University. These research projects are "Traditional Folk Music Samples from the Aegean Region, Tepreş and Devriza rituals of the Crimean Turks , Research of Erzurum folk music, Music, Instrument, Dance, Clothing and Apparel Traditions of Anatolian Tahtacis, Research of traditional Folk Wind instruments of our country. The Music of Cem Rituals of Tokat, Siraj Turkmens and "Uzun" in the counties related to Tokat, are titles of our scientific research projects. Voice training Departments teaching staff have published albums on the area of Traditional Turkish Music and there are examples of Turkish Art Music, Turkish Folk Music, World Music prepared by our academic staff and students. There are also, examples of polyphonic solo music, choral concerts and performances and different communities on Turkish Art Music and Instrumental Works and Zeybekler activities.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Voice Training Department has about 300 graduates since its establishment. Some of the Graduates of Voice Training Department works as Music Teachers at schools belongs to the Ministry of National Education, Some of them works as singers/chorist in TRT (Turkish Radio Tv) Musical Communities and the State Turkish Music Communities. Also some of our graduates works as research assistants and lecturers in various universities which give Turkish Music education. Some of the graduates of Voice Training Department works as singers or chorist in TRT İzmir Radio, Communities of Turkish Music and Turkish Folk Music and some other graduates are working İzmir State Chorus of Classical Turkish Music and State Chorus of other cities. Graduates who got Teaching Formation lessons during or after their education works as music teachers or Lecturers in other Turkish Music Conservatories in Turkey.
Access to Further Studies
The graduates holding Bachelor’s Degree are eligible to apply to Master’s Degree programmes at national level and /or international level both in the same and in related disciplines.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Sound four-year undergraduate program, the Department of Education, under the term educational programs in each period as a midterm and a final examination is carried out at the end of the period. Due to practical and theoretical lessons and practical exams for the courses vocal performance, instrumental performance, vocal - instrumental in the form of execution, say, the theoretical evaluation of the information is written - in the form of oral examinations carried out.
Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations” .
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Voice Training Department Head Assoc. Dr. F. Reyhan Altinay Chapter Phone: 232 388 10 24 - 250 E-mail: reyhan.altinay @ ege.edu.tr ECTS Coordinator: Head of Department. Asst. Horizon Asset ufuk.demirbas @ ege.edu.tr
Facilities
Education Department volume licensing program, students are eligible to study, during a four-year education at Ege University Turkish Music Conservatory, and all the social, cultural, sporting activities and to participate in all areas of physical spaces, a library and documentation center, computer lab, audio recording studio and make use of the University Medical will have the opportunity to benefit from health services and social unit.

Key Learning Outcomes
1Providing consciousness on the traditional Turkish art music and traditional Turkish folk music and necessarry experiencein terms of performance and theoretical knowledge.
2Musical hearing, reading and writing skills
3Being able to use his/her voice in terms of with aesthetic values in a qualitative way.
4Being able to perform his/her instrument in terms of with aesthetic values in a qualitative way
5The ability to conceptually identify, classify and analyze the traditional Turkish art music and traditional Turkish folk music genres.
6The ability to think on music and develop musical sensitivity
7Being able to join the activities both with instrumental and vocal performances as a soloist and a chorus member, stage performance skills.
8Being able to perform interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary teamwork.

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
TYYÇKey Learning Outcomes
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KNOWLEDGE1
SKILLS1
2
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
2
3
4
5
COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
2

Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THMSEÇMELİ1.YY Elective - - - 3
2 YDI101 FOREIGN LANGUAGE I Compulsory 4 0 0 4
3 SEH101 INSTRUMENT TRAINING I Compulsory 2 2 0 3
4 SEO105 PIANO I Compulsory 1 1 0 2
5 ATA101 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
6 SEO113 SOLFEDGE AND THEORY OF BASIC MUSIC I Compulsory 2 2 0 6
7 SEO111 SOLFEDGE AND THEORY OF TRADITIONAL TURKİSH MUSIC I Compulsory 2 2 0 6
8 TUR101 TURKISH LANGUAGE I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
9 SEH105 VOICE TECHNIQUE I Compulsory 1 1 0 2
Total 16 8 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THMSEÇMELİ2.YY Elective - - - 2
2 YDI102 FOREIGN LANGUAGE II Compulsory 4 0 0 4
3 SEH102 INSTRUMENT TRAINING II Compulsory 2 2 0 4
4 SEO106 PIANO II Compulsory 1 1 0 2
5 ATA102 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
6 SEO114 SOLFEDGE AND THEORY OF BASIC MUSIC II Compulsory 2 2 0 6
7 SEO112 SOLFEDGE AND THEORY OF TRADITIONAL TURKISH MUSIC II Compulsory 2 2 0 6
8 TUR102 TURKISH LANGUAGE II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
9 SEH106 VOICE TECHNIQUE II Compulsory 1 1 0 2
Total 16 8 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THMSEÇMELİ3.YY Elective - - - 2
2 SEH203 INSTRUMENT TRAINING III Compulsory 2 2 0 4
3 SEO207 PIANO III Compulsory 1 1 0 2
4 SEH211 PRACTICE IN UNISON I Compulsory 1 1 0 3
5 SEO219 SOLFEDGE AND THEORY OF TRADITIONAL TURKISH MUSIC III Compulsory 2 2 0 5
6 SEO209 SOLFEGE AND THEORY OF BASIC MUSIC III Compulsory 2 2 0 5
7 SEH209 STYLE AND REPERTORY I Compulsory 2 2 0 7
8 SEH201 VOICE TECHNIQUE III Compulsory 1 1 0 2
Total 11 11 0 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THMSEÇMELİ4.YY Elective - - - 2
2 SEH204 INSTRUMENT TRAINING IV Compulsory 2 2 0 4
3 SEO208 PIANO IV Compulsory 1 1 0 2
4 SEH212 PRACTICE IN UNISON II Compulsory 1 1 0 3
5 SEO220 SOLFEDGE AND THEORY OF TRADITIONAL TURKISH MUSIC IV Compulsory 2 2 0 6
6 SEO210 SOLFEGE AND THEORY OF BASIC MUSIC IV Compulsory 2 2 0 5
7 SEH210 STYLE AND REPERTORY II Compulsory 2 2 0 6
8 SEH202 VOICE TECHNIQUE IV Compulsory 1 1 0 2
Total 11 11 0 30
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 S.E.(a).THM.SEÇ.I ELECTIVE I Elective - - - 2
2 ARM301 HARMONY I Compulsory 1 1 0 2
3 SEH313 INSTRUMENT TRAINING V Compulsory 1 1 0 6
4 SEO323 KNOWLEDGE OF TRADITIONAL FOLK MUSIC I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
5 SEH317 PRACTICE IN UNISON III Compulsory 1 1 0 3
6 SEO319 SOLFEDGE AND THEORY OF TRADITIONAL TURKISH MUSIC V Compulsory 2 2 0 5
7 SEH315 STYLE AND REPERTORY III Compulsory 2 2 0 6
8 SEO321 TURKISH MUSIC FORMS AND ANALYSIS I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 12 8 0 30
 
6. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 S.E.(a).THM.SEÇ.II ELECTIVE II Elective - - - 2
2 ARM302 HARMONY II Compulsory 1 1 0 2
3 SEH314 INSTRUMENT TRAINING VI Compulsory 1 1 0 5
4 SEO324 KNOELEDGE OF TRADITIONAL FOLK MUSIC II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
5 SEH318 PRACTICE IN UNISON IV Compulsory 1 1 0 3
6 SEO320 SOLFEDGE AND THEORY OF TRADITIONAL TURKISH MUSIC VI Compulsory 2 2 0 5
7 SEH316 STYLE AND REPERTORY IV Compulsory 2 2 0 7
8 SEO322 TURKISH MUSIC FORMS AND ANALYSIS II II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 12 8 0 30
 
7. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SEH423 DICTATIN AND SOLFAGE OF TURKISH FOLK MUSIC I Compulsory 2 2 0 5
2 S.E.(a).THM.SEÇ.III ELECTIVE III Elective - - - 2
3 SEO401 HISTORY OF MUSIC I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
4 SEH413 INSTRUMENT TRAINING VII Compulsory 1 1 0 5
5 SEH417 PRACTICE IN UNISON V Compulsory 1 1 0 3
6 SEH415 STYLE AND REPERTORY V Compulsory 3 3 0 10
7 SEO421 TURKISH MUSIC FORMS AND ANALYSIS III Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 12 8 0 30
 
8. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SEH432 DICTATION AND SOLFAGE OH TURKISH FOLK MUSIC II Compulsory 2 2 0 5
2 S.E.(a).THM.SEÇ.IV ELECTIVE IV Elective - - - 2
3 SEO402 HISTORY OF MUSIC II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
4 SEH414 INSTRUMENT TRAINING VIII Compulsory 1 1 0 5
5 SEH418 PRACTICE IN UNISON VI Compulsory 1 1 0 3
6 SEH416 STYLE AND REPERTORY VI Compulsory 3 3 0 10
7 SEO422 TURKISH MUSIC FORMS AND ANALYSIS IV Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 12 8 0 30
 
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 BLG107 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER Elective 2 0 0 3
2 SEO115 VOICE TRAINING I Elective 1 1 0 3
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SEO116 VOICE TRAINING II Elective 1 1 0 2
2 SEO118 SOUND SYSTEMS INTURKISH MUSIC I Elective 1 1 0 2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SEO221 VOICE TRAINING III Elective 1 1 0 2
2 SEO223 SOUND SYSTEMS INTURKISH MUSIC II Elective 1 1 0 2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SEO222 VOICE TRAINING IV Elective 1 1 0 2
2 SEO224 SOUND SYSTEMS IN TURKISH MUSIC III Elective 1 1 0 2
ELECTIVE I
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SEH309 TANBUR I Elective 1 1 0 2
2 SEH311 KNOWLEDGE OF MAKAM I Elective 1 1 0 2
3 SEH319 BAĞLAMA I Elective 1 1 0 2
4 SEH321 LOCAL STYLES I Elective 1 1 0 2
5 SEO303 TURKISH MYSTIC MUSIC I Elective 1 1 0 2
6 SEO305 TURKISH MYSTIC FOLK MUSIC I Elective 1 1 0 2
7 SEO307 CULTURAL HISTORY I Elective 1 1 0 2
8 SEO309 TURKISH FOLK DANCE I Elective 1 1 0 2
9 SEO311 ORGONOLOGY OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I Elective 1 1 0 2
10 SEO313 VOICE RECORD AND VOCALIZATION TECHNIQUE I Elective 1 1 0 2
11 SEO315 PIANO I Elective 1 1 0 2
12 SEO317 VOICE AND BREATH TECHNIQUES I Elective 1 1 0 2
ELECTIVE II
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SEH310 TANBUR II Elective 1 1 0 2
2 SEH312 KNOWLEDGE OF MAKAM II Elective 1 1 0 2
3 SEH320 BAGLAMA II Elective 1 1 0 2
4 SEH322 LOCAL STYLES II Elective 1 1 0 2
5 SEO304 TURKISH MYSTIC MUSIC II Elective 1 1 0 2
6 SEO306 TURKISH MYSTIC FOLK MUSIC II Elective 1 1 0 2
7 SEO308 CULTURAL HISTORY II Elective 1 1 0 2
8 SEO310 TURKISH FOLK DANCE II Elective 1 1 0 2
9 SEO312 ORGONOLOGY OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENT II Elective 1 1 0 2
10 SEO314 VOICE RECORD AND VOCALIZATION TECHNIQUE II Elective 1 1 0 2
11 SEO316 PIANO II Elective 1 1 0 2
12 SEO318 VOICE AND BREATH TECHNIQUES II Elective 1 1 0 2
ELECTIVE III
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 AT001 ACADEMIC TURKISH Elective 2 0 0 2
2 ISR401 SIGN LANGUAGE Elective 1 1 0 2
3 SEH409 TANBUR III Elective 1 1 0 2
4 SEH411 KNOWLEDGE OF MAKAM III Elective 1 1 0 2
5 SEH419 BAGLAMA III Elective 1 1 0 2
6 SEH421 LOCAL STYLES III Elective 1 1 0 2
7 SEO403 MUSIC TERMINOLOGY I Elective 1 1 0 2
8 SEO405 COMPILATION METHOD AND TECHNICS I Elective 1 1 0 2
9 SEO407 INTRODUCE TO TURKISH FOLK LITERATURE I Elective 1 1 0 2
10 SEO409 MUSIC TECHNOLOGY I Elective 1 1 0 2
11 SEO411 OTTOMAN TURKISH I Elective 1 1 0 2
12 SEO413 MUSIC EDUCATION REPERTORY I Elective 1 1 0 2
13 SEO415 PRACTISE OF MOD (MAKAM ) ANALYSIS I Elective 1 1 0 2
14 SEO417 PIANO III Elective 1 1 0 2
15 SEO419 VOICE AND BREATH TECHNIQUES III Elective 1 1 0 2
16 TBO403 POLYPHONIC PRACTICES IN TURKISH MUSIC I Elective 1 1 0 2
17 ÜYG103 TRANSITION INTO UNIVERSITY LIFE Elective 1 1 0 2
ELECTIVE IV
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 GRK402 ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND GUALITY Elective 1 1 0 2
2 SEH410 TANBUR IV Elective 1 1 0 2
3 SEH412 KNOWLEDGE OF MAKAM IV Elective 1 1 0 2
4 SEH420 BAGLAMA IV Elective 1 1 0 2
5 SEH422 LOCAL STYLES IV Elective 1 1 0 2
6 SEO404 MUSIC TERMINOLOGY II Elective 1 1 0 2
7 SEO406 COMPILATION METHOD AND TECHNICS II Elective 1 1 0 2
8 SEO408 INTRODUCTION TO TURKISH FOLK LITERATURE II Elective 1 1 0 2
9 SEO410 MUSIC TECHNOLOGY II Elective 1 1 0 2
10 SEO412 OTTOMAN TURKISH II Elective 1 1 0 2
11 SEO414 MUSIC EDUCATION REPERTORY II Elective 1 1 0 2
12 SEO416 PRACTISE OF MOD (MAKAM ) ANALYSIS II Elective 1 1 0 2
13 SEO418 PIANO IV Elective 1 1 0 2
14 SEO420 VOICE AND BREATH TECHNIQUES IV Elective 1 1 0 2
15 TBO404 POLYPHONIC PRACTICES IN TURKISH MUSIC II Elective 1 1 0 2
16 THU206 COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES Elective 1 1 0 2
 
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