CONCERT - "Kanun-Tanbur Dinletisi"
Tanbur: Prof. Dr. Hanefi Özbek
Dr. Hanefi Ozbek
He was born in Sivas in 1965. He completed primary and secondary education, in Sivas, Germany, and Izmir. In 1991, he graduated from Ege University Faculty of Medicine. He took part in the organization of Music Department at Faculty of Education in Yuzuncu Yil University and Van Turkish Music Association. He recieved his Pharmacology and Toxicology PhD degree and Doctor of Science title in 1998 and he was appointed as an assistant professor to the Yuzuncu Yil University Faculty of Medicine Department of Pharmacology in the same year. In 2008, he was appointed as Deputy General Manager of Pharmaceuticals and Pharmacy at Ministry of Health. In 2011 he received the title of associate professor at Medical Pharmacology. In 2012, he was appointed as Vice President of Turkey Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency at Ministry of Health, In the same year, he was transferred to Istanbul Medipol University Faculty of Medicine Department of Pharmacology as a faculty member. In 2016 he was appointed professor at Medical Pharmacology.
He took responsibility in foundation of the School of Fine Arts Design and Architecture and is still maintains as the dean of that faculty.
Interests are pharmacology, music theory, statistics and computer languages. Dr. Ozbek is married and has two children.
Volkan GİDİŞ was born in İzmir. He had continued his education in this city until he graduated from high school. He drew inspiration from İzmir Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) performers and Ege University academicians like Nural ÜNSAL BİRTEK, Sami BÜYÜKÖZTEKİR and Akın ÖZKAN. He started his qanun education with Mehmet DÖNMEZ, a qanun performer of TRT İzmir Radio.
He got into İstanbul Technical University, Turkish Music State Conservatory, Composition department in 2002. Due to an invitation he froze his registration and went to Stockholm to study and present qanun and Turkish Music in Sweden. After 2 years he came back to Turkey and studied with Prof. Dr. Selahattin İÇLİ, Prof. Dr. Aleaddin YAVAŞÇA, Dr. Nail YAVUZOĞLU, Teaching Assistants Feridun ÖNEY, Ali ERAL, Nurlu ERAL, Kamil ÖZLER, Ayhan GUNCA and Mehru ENSARİ. He graduated from university in 2010.
He completed his short term military duty in 2010. He took his master’s degree in Haliç University, Social Sciences Institute, Turkish Music department in 2011 and his supervisor was Teaching Assistant Feridun ÖNEY. He started his career in Haliç University as a teaching assistant and qanun trainer in 2011. He graduated from Haliç University, Social Sciences Institute, Turkish Music Department proficiency in art programme in 2015 and his supervisor was Prof. Dr. Erol DERAN. He started teaching in Düzce University Art Designing and Architecture Faculty as an assistant professor/ qanun teacher in 2016. He started teaching in İstanbul Medipol University Art Designing and Architecture Faculty as an assistant professor/ qanun teacher in 2018.
He still continues to work on composing music parallel to his qanun performances.