gfa violoncello masterclass


DİLBAĞ TOKAY (Violoncello) Turkey |


Dilbağ Tokay started studying the cello at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University İstanbul State Conservatory with Reşit Erzin, and received her DMA from the same Conservatory. She has worked with prominent cellists such as M. Khomitzer, N. Ullner, F. Berthold, A. Rudin and has given numerous recitals, chamber and orchestral concerts in Sweden, Austria, Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Pakistan, Syria, Brazil and Serbia.


Additionally, she has given masterclasses and was a jury member at the International Virtuosos Competition in Bulgaria. With Emine Serdaroğlu, as CelloPianoDuo, she has received superb international feedback after performances at prestigious concert halls and festivals. Their “Turkish Music for Cello and Piano” CD is released by NAXOS and was awarded 2016 “Recording of the Year Award” at the prestigious Donizetti Classical Music Awards. For her instrumental teaching rôle at MSFAU Istanbul State Conservatory Tokay has been awarded numerous prizes for excellence from international competition bodies.