for loop pedal equipment as part of extended flute techniques project
Ceylan Rogers started her classical music training at the age of 14 when she was accepted to 9 Eylul University State Conservatoire Flute department, and later on graduated from Anatolian University State Conservatoire. During the course of her education she had the privilege of performing in many orchestras.
Before her graduation at the age of 20, she secured a place in Antalya State Opera and Ballet as a flautist and a piccolo player. As part of the state Opera and Ballet, she performed in many well known operas such as La Traviata, La Boheme, Carmen, Cavelleria Rusticana, Pagliacci as well as solo recitals and chamber group concerts. While performing with Antalya State Opera, She was also a guest player in different orchestras such as Eskisehir City Theatres, Antalya State Symphony Orchestra and Anatolian State Conservatoire Orchestra.
Since her move to the UK, She has been performing various ensembles and teaching woodwind instruments in both state and private schools.
Ceylan is particularly interested in Baroque period music and Contemporary works involving altered flute, modern flute techniques and electronics and her grant will fund a project focusing on possible collaborative elements between the Baroque Music and flute’s extended techniques in modern times.