Clarinettist

Ozlem Celik

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Clarinettist
London
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Freelance Clarinet &Piano&Music Theory Teacher based in Central London. Masters graduate of Royal Academy of Music.

Biography Ozlem Celik is an experienced orchestral player. In 2005 she was appointed to a chair at the Izmir State Opera and Ballet Orchestra as second and bass clarinettist. For the next four years she held this position, as well as performing on occasions as guest clarinettist for the Antalya State Opera and Ballet Orchestra and the Antalya and Bursa Symphony Orchestras. In 2009 she was appointed to a permanent position as Principal Clarinet in the Samsun State Opera and Ballet. Ozlem Celik’s musical education began in Dokuz Eylul University State Conservatory, where she studied clarinet with Atif Peynirci and chamber music with oboist Murat Ozulgen, principals of the Izmir State Symphony Orchestra. She graduated with honours in 2006. During her education she also took periodic lessons with Nusret Ispir who is principal player of Bilkent Symphony Orchestra. In 2005 she participated in masterclasses with Alain Damiens, Nicholas Baldeyrou and Sarah Elbaz at Bilkent Clarinet Festival and in 2006 she attended the Internatıonal Clarinet Festival (Happy Clarinet Days) and studied with Guy Deplus, Alexander Fitterstein and Karl Heinz Steffens. She played as a soloist of Youth-Genç Symphony Orchestra which was the cooperation orchestra of German and Turkish young musicians and toured with this orchestra around Germany and Turkey in 2006. Currently she is based in London, completed the MA in Performance programme at the Royal Academy of Music in July 2016. She has been awarded with full scholarship of Borusan Philarmonic Orchestra. Ozlem Celik studies clarinet with Angela Malsbury and Timothy Lines, bass clarinet with Laurent Ben Slimane, E flat clarinet with Chi Yu Mo and is developing her chamber music repertoire.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
Musicianship
Genres:
Classical, Opera
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Instruments:
Clarinet, Bass clarinet, Bb clarinet, C clarinet, Eb clarinet
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Charity event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Actor, Ableton Live, Fluent sight-reader, Perfect pitch, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Music therapy, Examiner, Musicologist
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