OKAN, Sungu

Position: Member
Categories: TURKEY

ICKL Newsletter Editor

Born in Istanbul, Sungu Okan graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University State Conservatory Ethnomusicology and Folklore Department. She completed her masters degree on 2007 with a thesis on “Iraqi Turkmen’s Socio-Cultural Relations with Turkey and It’s Musical Reflections”. She produces and hosts classical music programs, writes concert program notes and attends ethnomusicological fieldworks at the Balkans and several regions in Anatolia. Okan is a lecturer at MSGSU Istanbul State Conservatory. She started learning Labanotation via courses of DNB with Mei-Chen Lu. She attended the 2015 Conference of ICKL in France. In 2017, she has been given a scholarship from the Embassy of France in Turkey and she attended Noëlle Simonet’s Laban Notation class at CNSMDP.