| || Prof. Sehvar Besiroglu
Şehvar Beşiroğlu is a professor of music, specialized in Ottoman-Turkish art music. She is a Kanun and Çeng (Turkish Harp) player. She conducted her BA studies in Kanun in ITU Turkish State Music Conservatory; MA and DMA degrees in Turkish Music program at ITU; Post-Doctoral studies in Ottoman History and Music at Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studies. She performed in numerous projects such as Eurasia Ensemble, Romeiko Ensemble, Kantemir Ensemble, Hattusha Ensemble, İzmir Baroque. Since 1986 she has been teaching Kanun Performance, Systematic Musicology, Organology, Ethnomusicology, Makam Theory, Ottoman-Turkish Music History, Music in Turkey, Music and Gender, Music in Mediterranean Cultures at the ITU State Conservatory of Turkish Music and ITU MIAM.