Clarinetist Robin Seletsky is a classically trained performer who is equally at home with the klezmer style. She lives in upstate New York and recently retired as principal clarinetist with the Glimmerglass Opera Festival after 32 years. She is a graduate of the New England Conservatory, later attended the Juilliard School, and is a former Assistant Principal Clarinetist of the San Antonio Symphony. Although she grew up with the sounds of klezmer from listening to her father, Harold Seletsky (“The Prez of Klez”), it wasn’t until the midst of the klezmer revival that she began h
Ahmet Ozan Baysal, who is particularly specialized on Bağlama performance and Şelpe techniques, received his bachelor's degree from Selçuk University - Music Education Faculty in 2010 and graduated from Ethnomusicology master program of Istanbul Technical University - Music Department (Center for Advanced Studies in Music - MIAM) in 2013. He continues his Bağlama Performance Ph.D. education in the same center since 2013. He works as a research assistant at Istanbul Technical University - Center for Advanced Studies in Music - MIAM since 2014.
As Bağlama/Şelpe performer artist and lecturer, he h