Instructor; director at Bilkent Saygun Center; coordinator at Bilkent Composition Academy

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Yiğit Aydın, composer and musicologist, has published articles on the modernization process in Turkish music life in journals like Musicae Scientiae and Neue Zeitschrift für Musik. His music works have been performed in International Ankara Music Festival, İstanbul Music Festival, Emilia Romagna Festival (Italy), London A Capella Choir Competition, Wratislawia Cantans (Poland), Culturscapes (Switzerland), and MusMA “Music Masters on Air” among others.


Yiğit Aydın studied composition, music history, orchestral conducting, sociology, and mechanical engineering in Ankara, Marburg (Lahn), and Frankfurt (Main). He currently teaches music theory and composition in Faculty of Music and Performing Arts at Bilkent University and is director of Bilkent Saygun Center for Music Research and Education. His compositions as well as musicological texts are mainly involved with the problematics of correspondence and clash among the oriental and occidental culture domains.

Researcher IDs (click for more info)

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-2272-9420
Web of Science ResearcherID: K-9558-2016
Scopus Author ID: 57200037753

International ISI journal publications (two items, click for more info)

“Patterns of modernization in Turkish music“ SAGE Journals stable URL
Musicae Scientiae, year/vol. 9, pp. 89-108, 2005, with Ali Ergur.
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“Bruchlinien“ JSTOR stable URL
Neue Zeitschrift für Musik, year/vol. 180, pp. 28-31, 2013.
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