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"Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Anthem" Composition Competition Awards Were Given

Last Update : 13.06.2022 00:00
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University (MSKU), an anthem should be composed that can represent the University; "Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Anthem Composition Competition" was organized with the aim of providing songwriters and composers with the opportunity to give original works.

Applications were made for 38 works to the competition, which is open to composers living at home or abroad and citizens of the Republic of Turkey. Works, which should be evaluated in three stages, in the first stage, were evaluated by the Competition Board of Directors consisting of Vice-Rector Prof. Dr. Artay Yağcı, Prof. Dr. Oktay Yivli, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gülce Coşkun Şentürk and Şamil Türkay Aktürk, and  R.A. Dr. Aslı Kaya within the scope of the quality of the works included in the competition specification. In the second stage, 17 works, which met the application conditions and passed the evaluation of the Competition Executive Board, were examined by the Competition Selection Committee, consisting of Prof. Dr. Ali Sevgi, Assoc. Prof. Dr. İsmail Sinir,   Asst. Prof. Dr. Salih Aydoğan, Asst. Prof. Dr. Harun Keskin, and Lecturer Çiğdem Aytepe. Following the evaluation of the Selection Committee, the top five works with the highest average scores made it to the finals. In the third stage, the final works, which were presented to the appreciation of MSKU students and staff, were voted on May 23, 2022 between 12.00-14.00. A total of 839 people, including 436 students and 403 staff, participated in the voting.

According to the overall results of the competition, which were determined by taking 70% of the evaluation points of the Competition Selection Committee and 30% of the voting results, Şeydagül Kapçak and Beyzagül Kapçak Işıksungur were entitled to receive the first prize with their works with the nickname GÖKÇE57.
Erşan Yürek with the nickname SİİRT56, which received the second highest score in the competition, and Mustafa Sarıkaya with his work with the nickname Mlknr88, which received the third highest score, received the honorable mention.

The award ceremony of the competition was held at MSKU Atatürk Cultural Center 15 July Democracy Martyrs Hall. Ceremony, started with the music concert of the Education Faculty, Fine Arts Education Department, Music Education Department Choir under the conductorship of Lecturer Özlem Aslan. Then, the promotional video of the documentary, which is being prepared within the scope of the 30th anniversary of MSKU, was shown. The ceremony continued with the speeches of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gülce Coşkun Şentürk, General Coordinator of the Competition and Head of the Department of Fine Arts Education, and Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Çiçek, Rector of MSKU.

Following the presentation of the certificates of appreciation to the Competition Board of Directors and the Members of the Selection Committee at the ceremony, the work that won the first prize in the Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Anthem Composition Competition, was performed by the Choir of the Faculty of Education, Department of Fine Arts Education, Department of Music Education, under the conductorship of Lecturer Özlem Aslan, with the piano accompaniment of Lecturer Özlem Kandemir.
Basın, Halkla İlişkiler ve Protokol Müdürlüğü Date : 13.06.2022 00:00
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