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  • NEW WEBSITE LAUNCHED! PLEASE UPDATE YOUR BOOKMARK: www.mesutozgen.com

    Mesut's new website is developed by the Belle Jackson Design. For all the updated news, concerts, audios, and videos, please visit www.mesutozgen.com


  • New Appointment at the Florida International University
    School of Music
    Mesut joins the music faculty at the Florida International University School of Music as director of guitar studies and FIU Miami Guitar Orchestra beginning with the Fall 2013. more...


  • "Anatolian Fantasy" CD

    Mesut's new CD "Anatolian Fantasy" featuring his own compositions available on January 25th more...


  • "Istanbul Espresso"

    Mesut's new composition "Istanbul Expresso" for guitar orchestra to be premiered on May 24th more...


  • "Designing Technical Training Programs for Classical Guitarists Based on Exercise Physiology Principles" Book
    Mesut's pedagogic research book is available on Turquoise Guitar Editions... more...


  • "New Dimensions in Classical Guitar" DVD
    Award-winning multimedia concert DVD is available on Turquoise Guitar Editions... more...

    CONCERTS


  • November 22, 2013 "Soundscapes"
    FIU Miami Guitar Orchestra Fall Concert, directed by Mesut Ozgen, Miami Beach, FL.


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



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    Mesut Özgen has performed and taught master classes throughout the United States, Spain, and Turkey and has been on the guitar faculty at the University of California, Santa Cruz since 1998. He was the first guitarist to be awarded the "Dean's Prize," which is the highest honorary prize of the Yale School of Music. He began playing guitar in 1981 while pursuing his study at the School of Medicine. more.. >

    Repertoire

    Renaissance
    Baroque
    Classical & Romantic Spanish & Latin American
    Turkish Other 20th c.
    Works wriiten for M.O. Chamber Music



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