New York Oud Festival Day 3 | Bahar Badieitabar, Ertugrul Erkisi

by Brooklyn Maqam
New York Oud Festival Day 3 | Bahar Badieitabar, Ertugrul Erkisi
Thu, 25 Apr 2024 (EDT)
08:00PM - 11:00PM
The Owl Music Parlor
497 Rogers Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11225
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Collaborator New York Oud Festival
The New York Oud Festival is a multi-day, multi-venue music festival that displays the oud and its versatility as it exists in New York's diverse musical culture. The NYOF celebrates the oud and its wide-ranging influence on global music culture, showcasing artists from a multitude of traditions and contexts, and demonstrating why the oud continues to be one of the world's most beloved instruments.  https://www.newyorkoudfestival.com/

New York Oud Festival Day 3 | Bahar Badieitabar, Ertugrul Erkisi
8pm (7:30 doors)
Thursday April 27th 2024
The Owl Music Parlor - 497 Rogers Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225
$25 advance ($30 door)

Day 3 of the festival will feature sets by oudists Bahar Badieitabar and Ertugrul Erkisi.  Seating is limited so first-come first-serve!

Bahar Badieitabar presents a two-part performance: a solo set of pieces and improvisations from Iranian classical repertoire, followed by original compositions in a collaborative setting with guest musicians. 

Bahar Badieitabar, an Iranian Oud player and composer, graduated from Berklee College of Music with a double major in composition and performance. She has studied under notable Oud artists and won first place at the Iranian Youth National Music Festival at the ages of 16 and 17. Bahar has performed as a performer-composer at numerous venues, such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and MCG Jazz, collaborating with musicians from diverse backgrounds. Her background in Iranian classical music, contemporary concert music, and jazz contributes to her authentic composition approach. Bahar is a member of Danilo Perez's Global Jazz Messengers and has shared the stage with world-renowned musicians such as John Patitucci and Bruno Raberg.

Ertugrul Erkisi presents a set of traditional Istanbul music and Anatolian folk music from the Caucasus to the Balkans.

Ertugrul Erkisi is a renowned  singer, composer, instrumentalist and producer of traditional  Turkish classical and sufi music.  Ertugrul completed undergraduate studies at the Turkish  Music Conservatory in Izmir, Turkey. Thereafter, in 1999 he completed his master’s  degree in Turkish Music at Ege University Institute of SocialSciences.  Ertugrul is also pursuing a PhD in Musicology.
 
Ertugrul’s genius for writing and performing music was recognized early on. Between 1992 and 2000 he worked as an apprentice voice artist on the Turkish Radio and Television (TRT) station, where he was invited to perform.Mr. Erkisi has made guest appearances on national and international television programs on more than twenty occasions. In addition, he hosted his own music show on television and radio for many years.

Ertugrul Erkisi has given concerts in United States, Germany, Austria, Holland, İtaly, Cyprus, Iraq, Azerbaijan, Kazakstan, Russia, France,  Italy, Switzerland, Tatarstan, Indonesia, Egypt, Romania and  Belgium.  Mr. Erkisi is also a prolific composer of music.  His first album was published in 1994 at the age of 22. Since  then he has successfully  published a total of 14 
albums over the course of more than twenty years and has sung on 13 albums. He has  also  composed  songs and  albums for other    professional  singers for the past eighteen years.  Mr. Erkisi has received several awards including the National Music Award, one of the most  prestigious music awards in  Turkey. He has sold overone  million  copies of his  albums  of sold  worldwide. He plays Turkish Picked Tambour, Oud and Bowed Tambour. Ertuğrul Erkişi has been working on his new compositions on Rumî besides his preparations for his upcoming concerts.