- The department, which also includes the Yaşar University Chamber Orchestra, has been planned according to an institutional model, in which students benefit from a practical education, supported by their academic and cultural development. Through this implementation model, students progress to play as soloists or in accompaniment, and ultimately become performing members of the orchestra. In 2009 the department started to offer Stringed Instrument training, both Graduate and Proficiency programmes; while in 2010 the Piano – Guitar Graduate programme was introduced. In 2011, the Music Department initiated the first “Student Focused” music education programme in Turkey. In order to support students in their training and give them every opportunity to excel in their practical and theoretical courses, the department has instrument practice rooms that are available for one-to-one tutorials, sound proofed classrooms, studios, recording areas and a concert hall for performances. The concerts given by the Yaşar University Chamber Orchestra and Music Department students are filmed and broadcast on-line, using the latest high definition digital broadcasting technology.
- Students are given a specialized education, designed according to the requirements of the Music Industry. Having studied with internationally acclaimed academic staff, graduates are given every opportunity to further their careers as professional performers on the international stage. They may also choose to develop their skills in the fields of Concert Management, Stage Management or Music Critique. Graduates also have command of at least one other foreign language, as well as an advanced knowledge of English, boosting their professional credentials. Graduates may be employed as soloists in symphony orchestras, opera and ballet companies or may pursue an academic carrier. They may also find work in any of the various branches of the music industry.
- September 2023