The Winner of the Sarajevo International Guitar Festival 2020 Competition (Online Edition)

Özberk Miraç Sarıgül

 

Özberk Miraç Sarıgül, born in 2000, not only plays in concerts both in Turkey and abroad, also participates in national and international competitions.

Some of them are:

Second place in Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory 2. National Classical Guitar Competition and Guitart 17. International Guitar Festival Beograd-Serbia, Montenegro International Guitar Festival 2020 Pro Category.

First place in Istanbul 2. International Cemal Reşit Rey Classical Guitar Competition, 3. International Istanbul Classical Guitar Festival Competition, Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory 3. National Classical Guitar Competition, 5. International Istanbul Guitar Festival Competition, Lions – Thomas Kuti European Classical Guitar Competition, 2020 Florida Guitar Foundation’s Virtual Competition Intermediate Division.

Sarıgül has invitations from many schools, some of them are Conservatoire de Paris, Royal Academy of Music

Leo Brouwer, Marco Socias, Pepe Romero, Aniello Desiderio, Hopkinson Smith, Marcin Dylla, David Russell, Hubert Kappel, Scott Tennant, Costas Cotsiolis, Zoran Dukic, Pavel Steidl, Marco Meloni, Goran Krivokapić, Lorenzo Micheli, Enno Voorhorst, Danijel Cerović, Darko Karajić, Mathias Seidel, Christian Lavernier, Rovshan Mamedkuliev, Dale Kavanagh, Thomas Kirchhoff, Thomas Offermann, Gabriel Guillen are some of the masterclasses he participated actively.

He had been to Erzurum tour with Bilkent Symphony Orchestra in 2017 Played Joaquin Rodrigo-Concierto de Aranjuez, in 2018 and played Joaquin Rodrigo’nun Fantasia Para un Gentilhombre with BGSO in 2019.

In 2018, he was considered worthy to be selected for one of the most prestigious music awards in Turkey, 8. Donizetti Classical Music Awards, ‘Under 18,Musician Of The Year’.

Sarıgül is currently studying in Bilkent University Music and Performing Arts Faculty with Kağan KORAD.