Bora Uymaz

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Turkish

Turkish

Uymaz studied at the Ege University Turkish Music Conservatory between 1994 and 1999. In 2000 he was appointed to the Bursa State Classical Turkish Music Choir. He then joined the Izmir State Classical Turkish Music Choir and completed his Master’s degree at the Dokuz Eylül University where he is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in religious music. Since 2015 he has been the musical director and soloist of a weekly radio show on mystic music from Turkey.

He has won several awards and created a new Turkish music form titled “Natık-ı Elhan”. He has also devised a makam “Suzinak-Aşiran,” named by Cinuçen Tanrıkorur.

Uymaz has performed as a soloist and has collaborated with a number of artists in ensembles and other projects. He currently continues his work in Izmir.