Atatürk University

TURKISH MUSIC PROTECTS CULTURAL HERITAGE

The rector of Ataturk University Prof. Dr. Ömer Çomaklı continues his visits to strengthen internal communication, one of the missions of the New Generation University Design and Transformation Project.

Today's destination of Rector Çomaklı, who came together with academicians in a unit or faculty every morning on the weekday, was the Turkish Music State Conservatory. In the new building allocated to the Turkish Music State Conservatory, Rector Çomaklı, who met with the Director of the School Prof. Dr. Nesrin Feyzioğlu and the faculty members got information about the studies performed.

At the meeting, Rector Çomaklı, who received the opinions of academicians about the future studies, had exchange of ideas to make the developing structure of the conservatory more active.

“The Studies Should  Be in a Contemporary, Innovative and Modern Form”

Prof. Dr. Çomaklı who remarked that Turkish Music State Conservatory besides the Faculty of Fine Arts was another unit which approached the art scientifically, emphasized the importance of raising the quality by interprofessional transitivity. Stating that the conservatory should have more interaction with the society besides its teaching mission, the rector Çomaklı said: “As Ataturk University, we are  adequately fulfilling our obligations of serving to society concept which is one of the important deliverables of the New Generation University Project. We are increasing the brand value of our institution besides integrating with the society by the collaborations that we made. Our Turkish Music State Conservatory  located in Erzurum, which is both the center of the Eastern Anatolia Region and in the transit route of the Turkish world, provides great service in terms of protecting and enriching the musical part of our cultural heritage. Social, cultural and scientific activities at our university will continue at full speed in the second term of the 2019-2020 academic year. The cultural and academic studies that we will do should be in a contemporary, innovative and modern form. If our studies are in this way, the quality of both our education and students will improve.”

The visit ended with the request and demands of the academicians.

CORPORATE  COMMUNICATION DIRECTORATE - 19.02.2020