Dr. Martin Greve

Tel:  +90-212 293 60 67 / 127

Martin Greve is specialist in musicology and ethnomusicology with a focus on Turkish music. Dr. Greve also has a background in Chinese studies. His doctoral thesis deals with the history of Turkish Art Music in the 20th century. His habilitation thesis is a study of Turkish music in Germany. Dr. Greve has taught various courses on ethnomusicology and Turkish music as well as offered cross-cultural training at several universities and music academies in Germany and Switzerland, including TU Berlin, FU Berlin, Universität Basel, Musikhochschule Köln, and Universität Heidelberg. He has written several booklets on Turkish and Korean life in Berlin on behalf of the Berlin municipal Integration Office (Berliner Integrationsbeauftragter).
Dr. Greve continues to serve as coordinator to the study program of Turkish music at the Rotterdam World Music Academy (part of the Codarts - Hogeschool voor de Kunsten), a position he has held since 2005. From 2007 to 2011 he served as advisor to the Berliner Philharmonie concert hall for the concert program “Alla Turca.” He was the artistic director for the interreligious concert program, "Night Prayer," for the European Cultural Capital Essen in 2010.
Beginning in May, 2011, Martin Greve is a research fellow at the Orient-Institut Istanbul. He is currently writing a monograph on “post-traditional” music in Turkey.