Sinan Çelik

Style of Art : Artist / kaval player
Branch of Art : Turkish folk music: kaval
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Sinan Çelik was born in Kars, Sarıkamış in 1957. He finished primary and middle school in Sarıkamış. He then graduated from Istanbul Academy of Economic and Business Science and the Turkish Music State Conservatory at Istanbul Technical University. In his childhood, he learned music from his father, Adil Çelik, and played mandolin, flute, Fipple Flute (dilli kaval) and bağlama. Sinan then learned Fippleless Flute (dilsiz kaval) from Hüsnü Tiryaki. Sinan Çelik also worked with famous folk musicians such as Arif Sağ, Nida Tüfekçi, Mehmet Özbek, Yavuz Top and Musa Eroğlu. Çelik investigated Fippleless Flute (dilsiz kaval) and made efforts to be able to play it in orchestra. He taught kavals at conservatory for a while. Çelik worked as a kaval player at TRT Istanbul Radio for a long time. He has participated in many recordings of Turkish folk music and contributed to the introduction of kavals. Çelik is one of the founders of Duygu Music Production Company. He has prepared albums on Turkish folk music and researched on kavals. Çelik prepared the kaval method as well.



Foundation : Duygu Müzik
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City : Istanbul
Country : Turkey
Phone : 0212. 221 56 35 / 0532. 281 62 32
Preferred Lang. : Turkish
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