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Looking for traditional Turkish music
Posted August 25th, 2012 - 7:31 pm by from San Antonio, United States (Permalink)
I will be in Istanbul in late September and early October, about two weeks. I would like to meet people who are involved in music and dance, particularly Turkish traditions. I want to learn to play more traditional Turkish music and songs. And I want to practice speaking Turkish. Turkce öğrenmek istiyorum. Daha fazla Turkce kelime öğrenmek istiyorum. I’d like to stay in central Istanbul, with people who share these interests. Perhaps a few days in each home, whatever is convenient and enjoyable to all. I play clarinet, flute and guitar and teach music and dance at a university here in the USA. I am most interested in spending time with Turks in their normal life rather than seeing the tourist sights. I would love to have the opportunity to play Turkish music with local groups there. I’m also happy to help people who want to learn English, Latin music and dance and Klezmer music. I also understand Turkey has a long tradition of tango. I also teach tango and would like to learn more about the different styles in Turkey. Please see my profile for more about me and I hope to hear from you. Thanks, Aaron