By Taliya KHAFİZOVA
Music is not only Art but also the Science. And the life of Mr Ahmet Sönmezler reflects this wisdom.
It has been a great honour for us to host Ahmet Bey as a special guest of our new program, CyPruS (Special People of Cyprus).
Ahmet Sönmezler is not only highly gifted musician, but also the eminent personality in academic sphere of music, bearing the title of the Guitar Doctor – the only one in North Cyprus so far!
You are welcome to make aquaintance with Ahmet Sönmezler, the distinguished musician and person of vast education experience, in our following video interview.
During our conversation, Ass. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Sönmezler explained how he encountered music in his life and delved into such a challenging yet rewarding realm of music performance.
He also reveals his life discovery of the Guitar: how he fell in love with the character, the intimacy and the unique sound of this instrument.
After getting his Bachelor degree on the island he travelled to the USA where he studied Master’s program at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins University – the first conservatory in America. After having finished the both with a High Honour and completing PhD in School of Music at Arizona University Ahmet Sönmezler came back to the island of Cyprus.
He highlighted the fact that studying is not only improving you in a professional sphere but also affects your life in a positive way. It gives a unique life experience, improves your personality and your views on life.
Dr. Ahmet Sönmezler has recently released the CD ‘KOYUNBABA’ – the detailed description of which you may find in our interview as well.
Mr Ahmet Sönmezler is currently holding a position of the Chair of the Music Department in Girna American University, truly motivating his students to learn music and never stop developing.
You can watch the full video interview on our Youtube channel and also on GAU Media Channel @gaumedya.
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