Member of the ISME Board
Prof. Dr. Uğur ALPAGUT Uğur Alpagut, was born in Ankara on 22.02.1962. He completed undergraduate education in Department of Music Education at Gazi University in 1984. During 1988-1994, he managed the services of being "Music History and Theory" Academician in Bilkent University, Music and Scene Arts Faculty and Music Preparation School Assistant Manager together. Many people have interested its book titled "Who Closed That Music?" which is composed by the music home works of the student from the different departments of Bilkent University. In 2011, his book titled as "the Trace of Atatürk in Handling Music Problems" published in Science and Utopia Library. Also in 2015, his master's and doctoral thesis was published as a book. He delivered various post graduate lectures mainly in violin education in the Department of Music Education in Abant İzzet Baysal University where he took office in 1994. Alpagut, taking effective charges in this organization since its foundation, has granted the degree of professorship in 2011. Since 2003, he has also been invited to many special art programs in Turkey and abroad such as the United States, France, Germany, Australia, China, Canada, Hungary, Macedonia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Syria and Jordan, with Anatolia Sun Music Band of which he is the founder and art director. Alpagut has participated to 2006 Kuala Lumpur ISME World Conference (with Anatolian Sun), 2008 Bologna ISME World Conference, 2010 Beijing ISME World Conference (with Anatolian Sun), 2012 Thessalonica and 2014 Porto Alegre ISME World Conference as group leader/performer or delegate. Putting his sign under successful works in Music Education field through his academic researches and artistic applications, Prof. Dr. Uğur Alpagut, has been assigned as a Member of Board Directors and Secretary of International Relations of MÜZED (The Music Educators Society of Türkiye) since June 2012.