- What’s On
Yunus Emre Institute in London and Leighton House are delighted to announce another fascinating series of talks featuring notable contemporary artists, exploring the classical and traditional arts and crafts of Turkey. Through the talks, they aim to showcase Leighton House and Frederic, Lord Leighton’s travels and appreciation of Turkey and highlight the work of the Institute.
Murat Ferhat Yegül will be joining the series talking about his musical journey with the instrument Ney and Turkish music culture. The talk will be moderated by renowned musician Jan Hendrickse.
Murat Ferhat Yegül graduated from the Ney Department of Konya State Conservatory in 2005. He then worked as a Ney Lecturer at the Music Faculty of Erciyes University before moving to the U.K. He has taught Ney at SOAS and Yunus Emre Institute in London.
Jan Hendrickse is a performer and composer. He studied flute at the Royal College of Music, holds an MA in sound art from University of the Arts London (LCC) and is currently completing a PhD in composition. He has been teaching at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama since 1991 and is a visiting lecturer at a number of other Higher education institutions including Trinity Laban Conservatoire. He has studied Turkish Ney with Kudsi Ergüner, Ömer Erdoğdular and Murat Ferhat Yegül.