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July 1, 2013 English Horn and Guitar Duo Concert with Thomas Stacy, as part of the Hidden Valley Masters Festival Series, Carmel, CA .

May 24, 2013 "Sinfonia de Guitarra"
Santa Cruz Guitar Orchestra Spring Concert, directed by Mesut Ozgen, Santa Cruz, CA.

May 11, 2013
"Popular Baroque Revival" Ozgen plays a Bach double violin concerto in swing jazz style together with violinists Rob Diggins and Bob Stern as part of the Santa Cruz Baroque Festival, University of California Santa Cruz Music Center Recital Hall, Santa Cruz, CA.

April 27, 2013 "Ellis Island or Bust"
Santa Cruz Guitar Orchestra directed by Mesut Ozgen featured in the New Music Works Concert directed by Phil Collins at Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz,, CA.

March 2, 2013 "Prophecy"
Santa Cruz Guitar Orchestra Winter Concert, directed by Mesut Ozgen, Soquel, CA.

January 25, 2013
"Guitar Fantasy"
Mesut Ozgen and William Coulter, as part of the UCSC Friday Night Live Concert Series, University of California Santa Cruz Music Center Recital Hall, Santa Cruz, CA.

December 1, 2012 Santa Cruz Guitar Orchestra Fall Concert
, directed by Mesut Ozgen, Soquel, CA.

September 21, 2012
Concert with Freddie Bryant, Performing Arts Center at Oakton College, as part of the Music in Person Concert Series, Des Plaines, IL .

August 9, 2012 Solo Concert, Lesher Center for the Arts, as part of the Sierra Guitar Concert Series, Walnut Creek, CA.

July 11-15, 2012
Adjudicator and Performer, International Sierra Nevada Classical Guitar Festival & Competition, Olympic Valley, CA.

May 21, 2012
"Scenes from Guitar Island" Season FInale Concert of the Santa Cruz Guitar Orchestra, directed by Mesut Ozgen, University of California Santa Cruz Music Center Recital Hall, Santa Cruz, CA.

April 9, 2012
Lecture-Demo on Classical Turkish Music with Cihat Askin, University of California Santa Cruz Music Center, Santa Cruz, CA.

April 8, 2012
Aksak Duo violin-guitar concert, with Cihat Askin, Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Soquel, CA.

April 7, 2012
Aksak Duo violin-guitar concert, with Cihat Askin, Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA.

April 6, 2012
Aksak Duo violin-guitar concert, with Cihat Askin, as part of the Contemporary Music Festival: April in Santa Cruz, University of California Santa Cruz Music Center Recital Hall, Santa Cruz, CA.

April 5, 2012
Aksak Duo violin-guitar concert, with Cihat Askin, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, CA. Live Webcast at ConcertWindow.

March 30, 2012
Aksak Duo violin-guitar concert, with Cihat Askin, Istanbul Technical University/MIAM, Istanbul, Turkey..

March 27, 2012
Aksak Duo violin-guitar concert, with Cihat Askin, Mevlana Cultural Center, Konya, Turkey. Concert Review: Konya'dan Anadolu Ezgileri Yankilandi (Anatolian Tunes cascade through Konya)

March 26, 2012
Aksak Duo violin-guitar concert, with Cihat Askin, Eskisehir Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey. Concert Review: Keman ve gitarin muhtesem uyumu: Aksak Duo (Magnificent togetherness of violin and guitar)

March 25, 2012
Aksak Duo violin-guitar concert, with Cihat Askin, METU (ODTÜ) 13th Art Festival, Ankara, Turkey.

March 24, 2012
Aksak Duo violin-guitar concert, with Cihat Askin, Kars Art Festival, Kars, Turkey.

March 4, 2012
Santa Cruz Guitar Orchestra Winter Concert, directed by Mesut Ozgen, Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Soquel, CA.

February 11, 2012
Santa Cruz Guitar Orchestra performs at Santa Cruz Baroque Festival, directed by Mesut Ozgen, University of California Santa Cruz Music Center Recital Hall, Santa Cruz, CA. Concert Review: Baroque Festival goes exotic to open 39th season.

February 3, 2012
Santa Cruz Guitar Orchestra Concert
at Davis Art Center, directed by Mesut Ozgen, Davis, CA. Concert Preview: Guitar magic featured at Davis Art Center series.

January 14, 2012
Solo Concert, as part of the Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church concert series, Soquel, CA.

January 5, 2012
Solo Concert, as part of the Del Mar Foundation Cultural Arts "First Thursdays" concert series, Del Mar, CA.

November 29, 2011
Santa Cruz Guitar Orchestra Fall Concert, directed by Mesut Ozgen, Soquel, CA.

May 28, 2011
"Passion" concert with the Cadenza Orchestra, conducted by Maya Barsacq, featuring Guitar Concerto No. 1 by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, First Congregational Church, Santa Cruz, CA.

May 17, 2011 "Dueling Strings" Spring Concert of the Santa Cruz Guitar Orchestra, directed by Mesut Ozgen, Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz, CA. Concert Preview: Santa Cruz Sound Garden.

April 29, 2011 "Ensemble Nova" concert, conducted by Nicole Paiement, as part of the Contemporary Music Festival: April in Santa Cruz, University of California Santa Cruz Music Center Recital Hall, Santa Cruz, CA.

March 20, 2011 "Over the Sea" concert with flute, cello, guitar, piano, and marimba. Music by Takemitsu, Ravel, Debussy, Ozgen, Tanabe, Nielsen, Dubois, and Castelnuovo-Tedesco, as part of the Santa Cruz Chamber Players, Aptos, CA.

March 19, 2011 "Over the Sea" concert with flute, cello, guitar, piano, and marimba. Music by Takemitsu, Ravel, Debussy, Ozgen, Tanabe, Nielsen, Dubois, and Castelnuovo-Tedesco, as part of the Santa Cruz Chamber Players, Aptos, CA.

February 20, 2011 Santa Cruz Guitar Orchestra Winter Concert, directed by Mesut Ozgen, Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Soquel, CA.

November 22, 2010
"Compositional Synthesis in "Alla Turca" Style" lecture, as part of the Graduate Colloquium, University of California Santa Cruz Music Center, Santa Cruz, CA.

November 21, 2010
Santa Cruz Guitar Orchestra Fall Concert, directed by Mesut Ozgen, Soquel, CA.

October 23, 2010
"Anatolian Fantasy" with the Ozgen Trio: Music from Istanbul and the Ottoman Court concert. St. Mary's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, Pacific Grove, CA.

October 22, 2010 "Anatolian Fantasy" with the Ozgen Trio: Music from Istanbul and the Ottoman Court, concert with flute, kemençe, and guitar. Music by Prince Dimitrie Cantemir (Kantemiroglu), Mesut Ozgen, Yalçin Tura, and David Evan Jones, as part of the UCSC Friday Night Live Concert Series, University of California Santa Cruz Music Center Recital Hall, Santa Cruz, CA.

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