Workshop "Healthy Voice Production for Singers" by Canan Özgür
July 10, 2018, 10:00 AM - July 11, 2018, 12:00 PM
Rauf Raif Denktaş Cultural and Congress Center
Workshop wlll take place between 10:00 am. - 12:00 pm. for two days.
Who is Canan Özgür?
Soprano Canan Özgür, a graduate of Robert College, finished Singing certificate and Opera master program at İstanbul University National Conservatory. She studied singing, performing, audition, German diction, breath and body control with dance and choreography, and gave concerts in International Summer Academy – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. She worked with the group İncesaz in their album "Geçsin Günler". She performed in the opera production "Elisir D'amore" of the Conservatory Arrigo Boito di Parma in Italy, where she studied singing, vocal improvisation, performing, Italian diction, piano and chamber music with the Erasmus program. She sang as the soloist in Turkey premiere of Karl Jenkins "Stabat Mater" with İstanbul European Choir and Orchestra PrusArt conducted by Cemi'i Can Deliorman. The professors she studied with are Burçin Savigne, Otilia Maria Radulescu İpek, Regina Schörg, Tobias Cambensy, Birgül Su Ariç, Anton Scharinger, Ayşe Sezerman Ünel, Adriana Cicogna, Roberto de Candia, Prof. Şebnem Ünal (singing); Prof. Güzin Gürel (singing pedagogy); Monica Steiner, Niels Muss, Nazzareno Luigi Todarello (stage interpretation). She studied with Prof. Güzin Gürel for her master thesis "Resonator Areas in Singing Education".
Besides her musical education, she graduated from Boğaziçi University with a bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering and Boğaziçi University with a master degree in Computational Sciences and Engineering as research assistant. She has academic works published in journals such as BMC Structural Biology and Konservatoryum. She works as a lecturer at Biruni University Speech and Language Therapy program. She is the Eurochoir and WYC coordinator, media and communication manager, bulletin editor and board member of Choir Culture Association which represents Europa Cantat Federation in Turkey. She studies with Prof. Şebnem Ünal on her thesis "Communication and Personality Management in Singing Education and Performance Career" at İstanbul University Opera doctorate program. She performs in various countries with Duende and A Capella Boğaziçi.