The Opening Ceremony of Sincan Music Academy was held with the participation of Orhan Gencebay.
AYBU Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Arif Ankaralı, vocal artist Orhan Gencebay, District Governor of Sincan
Abdullah Küçük, Mayor of Municipality of Sincan Murat Ercan, Chief Prosecutor of the Republic of the
Western Ankara Gökhan Karaköse, representatives of political parties, faculty members and students
took part in the opening ceremony.
The opening speech of the program that was initiated with the concert of the students of Sincan Music
Academy was delivered by Mayor of Municipality of Sincan Murat Ercan. During his speech, he said
that “We are happy to organize the opening ceremony of the academy that has been actualized a
short time ago. The local people of Sincan are talented, so we wanted to train then academically and
make them a member of Turkish Music,”
During his speech, District Governor of Sincan Abdullah Küçük, who pointed out that Sincan district is
the centre of folk music of Ankara, said that “the academy we are opening now is a cultural service of
the municipality”. He also expressed his gratitude to the faculty members of Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt
University for their support.
During his speech, AYBU Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Arif Ankaralı said that “On behalf of Ankara Yıldırım
Beyazıt Universit, we advise joint studies to all our shareholders. AYBU always aims to produce useful
projects to the society in the fields of science, culture and art. The Music Academy whose opening
ceremony we are holding today is one of these examples. Hopefully, we will provide contribution to the
training of vocal artists with the support of Municipality of Sincan and our valuable faculty members.”
During his speech, voal artist Orhan Gencebay said that “I am so happy to witness the foundation of
such a music academy. We really need such institutions. I would like to thank you all to pave the way
for it. I wish success to all students. I am sure the academy will produce great works. We always need
to go further. We need to be right to unite and we are right. That is why we are strong. The stronger
ones knows what to do. We also know what to do. We will be much better. We should love and
respect each other.”
Sincan Music Academy that was founded with the support of Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University State
Conservatory for Turkish Music and Municipality of Sincan admits students with special talent exam.
The academy that has a quota for 30 people offers training during the weekend in 6 branches during
The students of the academy receives vocal training, solfege of Turkish Music, details of Turkish
Music, ney, oud, lute, violin, traditional traps, etc. by AYBU academicians. Those who are admitted to
be academy have to between 15-45 years old and the application is directly done to Sincan Music
Academy with the forms. You can find the details of the academy from the website of the academy.