COKFONIK

Founded in 2012, Çokfonik Choir is performing under the conduction of Anıl Aydın since 2013, who is the choir master of Mersin State Opera and Ballet. The choir, which grows with the participation of new chorists every year, consists of amateur music lovers in different occupations. In addition to disseminating polyphonic music, Çokfonik intends to introduce the choral culture from 7 to 70 and furthermore works for “everyone to have a choir”.

Performing with a wide range of repertoire from Turkish Folk Music to Western Classical Music, from Pop Music to Jazz, Çokfonik has become an association under the title of Adana Çokfonik Musical Association at the end of February 2015.

In addition to several concerts held by different organizations in Adana and peripheral cities, the Choir has participated in Adana Orange Blossom Carnival, Nevit Kodallı Polyphonic Choirs Festival (16th 17th 18th and 19th), 20th Turkey Choruses Festival, İzmir Polyphonic Choirs Festival (1st 2nd 3rd and 4th), Çanakkale International Choirs Festival (2015), Northern Cyprus Turkish Republic International Choirs Festival (2016) and 5th Sansev İstanbul International Polyphonic Choirs Festival.

Çokfonik was awarded several prizes during aforementioned activities, which are: Success in Musicality and Musical Dynamics, Success in Stage Presence, Success in Choir Discipline and Aesthetic Outlook (İzmir Polyphonic Choirs Festival); Success in Musicality and Musical Dynamics (Sansev İstanbul International Polyphonic Choirs Festival).

In February 2017, the choir organized “Choir Workshop with Masis Aram Gözbek” and afterwards performed a concert under the conduction of Boğaziçi Jazz Choir Art Director Masis Aram Gözbek. In 2018, Çokfonik arranged a workshop with Mete Gökçe who is a scholar in Çanakkale 18 Mart University and the choir master of Konrul Vocal Ensemble. In order to reach more people, Çokfonik rehearses accessible to the public.

In consciousness with social responsibility, the choir organized Çokfonik School Choirs Festivity in February 2018, which was held by the broad participation of schools in Adana. The second of this organization was held in March 2019.

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