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  1. 1. Address: 64 Sanctuary Lakes Phone: 03-9395 1277 (AH) Sth. Blv. 0403 339 097 Point Cook Vic. 3030 E-mail : Yesim Solak PERSONAL DATA Date of Birth 10 November 1971 Country of Birth Turkey Nationality Turkish - Australian Marital Status Married EDUCATION AND TERTIARY QUALIFICATIONS Feb 95 - Dec 95 Victorian College of the Arts, School of Music University of Melbourne Completed the 1st year of the Master of Music, Violin Performance. Studied with Robert Macindoe (MSO). Feb 94 - Dec 94 Victorian College of the Arts, School of Music 1 Year University of Melbourne Degree: Bachelor of Music Performance - Honours Degree - Performance Studied with Miwako Abe. Participation in a masterclass with Barbara Jane Gilby. 1987-1991 Hacettepe University - Ankara State Conservatorium 4 Years Department of Music Ankara - Turkey Degree: Bachelor of Music – Violin Studied violin with Nemeth Istwan and chamber music with Ulvi Yucelen 1981 -1987 Ankara State Conservatorium – Department of Music – Violin Studied with Samil Agun, Reyyan Yucelen. SUBJECTS Individual violin, individual piano, solfege-general music knowledge, harmony-composition, orchestra, chamber music, choral education and singing, collective voice training, musicology, art history, psychology, sociology, performance and analysis, specialist seminar, special project (involves artistic, technical and practical aspects of organizing a recital, concert, venue, repertoire, players, programme notes, rehearsals, recording), THESIS (submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the Honours Year at School of Music, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne) Oct 1994 Physical effects of performance anxiety as applied to violinists. SPECIALIST SEMINARS (given at Master of Music Performance): 7 Apr 1995 The use of Turkish traditional folk themes in contemporary Turkish music. 20 October 1995 Violin music of the late 17th and early 18th centuries in Italy.
  2. 2. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Jan-2010 to Present Geelong Grammar School - Advance Violin and Classroom Music Teacher 1995 to Present Orchestra Victoria - Contract and Casual Violin 2008 MSO - Casual violin 1994 - 1997 Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra – Casual Violin 1992 - 1995 Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra and Geelong Chamber Orchestra 1995 Concertmaster of the Chamber Orchestra of Geelong and appeared as a soloist with the same orchestra. 1994 -1996 2 year contract as a violin teacher at Mathew Flinders Girls Secondary College 1989-1991 Ankara State Opera and Ballet Orchestra 1990-Present Teaching violin privately in her home studio RECITALS AND SOLO CONCERTS WITH CHAMBER ORCHESTRAS 19 Nov 1995 St. John’s Southgate W.A. Mozart – Sonata in G K.301 (with Associate artist Andrew Ford – Like Icarus Ascending Angela Dhar – Piano) I. Stravinsky – Suite Italienne G. Tartini – Sonata in Gm ’Devil’s Trill’ S. Saens – Intro. and Rondo Capriccioso 30 Oct 1995 CUB Malthouse I. Stravinsky – The Soldier’s Tale (VCA Hon. & Post Graduate Ensemble) 22 Sep 1995 All Saints Anglican Church A. Vivaldi – Four Seasons – Concerto II (Appeared as the soloist accompanied by the Chamber Summer Orchestra of Geelong 24 Sep 1995 Queenscliff Town Hall A. Vivaldi – Four Seasons – Concerto II (Appeared as the soloist accompanied by the Chamber Summer Orchestra of Geelong) 5 Nov 1994 VCA School of Music J. Brahms – Sonata No: 2 in A Op. 100 (with Associate artist C. Debussy – Sonata in Gm Angela Dhar – Piano) E. Lalo – Symphonie Espagnole
  3. 3. (Movements – 1-4 & 5) 3 May 1990 CSO (Turkish Presidency J. Hubay – Dei Geigenmacher von Symphony Orchestra) Cremona (solo from the opera) Concert Hall Ankara G. Pugnani – Kreisler – Praeludium (Accompanied by and Allegro Conservatorium String Ensemble) 29 May 1990 Anadolu University J. Hubay – Dei Geigenmacher von Concert Hall – Eskisehir Cremona (solo from the opera) (Accompanied by G. Pugnani – Kreisler – Praeludium Conservatorium String and Allegro Ensemble) 5 Jun 1986 Hacettepe University Ankara F. Schubert – Am Sonata for Violin State Conservatorium and Piano Concert Hall - Ankara 17 Apr 1983 Ankara State Conservatorium J.S. Bach – Concerto in Dm for 2 Violins Concert Hall – Ankara (1st Movement) (Accompanied by Conservatorium Orchestra) SOLO REPERTOIRE : Sarasate Zigeunerweisen – Gypsy Airs Op.20 E. Lalo Symphonie Espagnole Op.21 A. Glazunov Violin Concerto Op.82 F. Mendelssohn Violin Concerto Op.64 M. Bruch Violin Concerto Op.26 D. Kabalewski Violin Concerto Op.48 W.A. Mozart Violin Concerto No.3 in G Major KV216 W.A. Mozart Violin Concerto No.5 in A Major K219 J.S. Bach Violin Concerto in D Minor for two violins J.S. Bach Violin Concerto in E Major A. Vivaldi Concerto Grosso in G Minor Paganini 24 Caprices for solo violin No’s. 5, 9,13, 19, 23, 24 H. Vieuxtemps Ballade et Polonaise Op.38 J. Brahms Sonata in A Major Op.100 for violin and piano Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso Op.28 for violin and piano (Originally for violin & orchestra) I. Stravinsky Suite Italienne for violin and piano A. Ford Like Icarus Ascending for solo violin G. Tartini Sonata in G Minor - The Devil’s Trill W.A. Mozart Sonata KV301 for violin and piano Sonata KV302 for violin and piano Sonata KV306 for violin and piano Sonata KV377 for violin and piano Sonata KV378 for violin and piano
  4. 4. C. Debussy Sonata in G Minor L.V. Beethoven Sonata in D Major No: 1 Op.12 L.V. Beethoven Sonata in G Major No: 3 Op.30 Schubert Sonata in A Minor D-385 G. Tartini Sonata in G Minor J.S. Bach Sonatas and Partitas for unaccompanied violin Sonata I : Adagio-Fuga-Siciliano-Presto Partita I : Allemande- Double- Courante Double- Sarabande- Double-Tempo di Bourree- Double Partita II : Allemande-Courante- Sarabande-Gigue-Chaconne Partita III : Preludio- Loure- Gavotte en Rondeau- Menuet I- Menuet II- Bourree- Gigue I. Stravinsky Histoire Du Soldat (The Soldier’s Tale) ORCHESTRAL REPERTOIRE: Extensive Opera, Ballet and Symphonic repertoire as an orchestral violinist for playing continuously over 19 years both in Australia and overseas. INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES: Acyrlic paintings on canvas using realistic figures, violin, musical themes and surreal abstractions. Participated in 3 group exhibitions. Has 26 paintings. Established a cooking website to display her recipes and paintings. Making ornaments and jewellery using clay. Hand crafts, mosaic decorations. References: Rachel Atkinson - Lecturer of cello and chamber music - University of Melbourne - VCA- School of Music Strings teacher at Melbourne Grammar School, (formerly). Cellist at Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (before taking up full-time Teaching position at VCA) Ph: (03)9889 6703 Mob: 0430291554 Robert Macindoe - Lecturer and examiner of violin - University of Melbourne - VCA-School of Music -Violin teacher – Christian College - Associate Principal 2nd Violin - Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Ph: (52)21 1201 Mob: 040403677475