Students from the North Cyprus Music and Ballet School will, for the first time, take part in the 54th Suzuki Method Grand Concert on April 4, 2018 in Tokyo.
The concert has been organised with the participation of thousands of children from 46 countries. Six students and three instructors will attend the Suzuki concert on behalf of the North Cyprus Art Music and Ballet School.
Those who will perform at the concert will be, Senem Kocataş, Eriz Berkin, Sesil Anil, Lara Wilks, Nehir Dinçer, Ekin Aksaygın and their instructors Gözlem Özdeğirmenci , İzlem Özdeðirmenci and Turgay Hilmi.
Gözlem Özdeğirmenci, who was trained in France, is the only Suzuki method teacher registered in the TRNC and has taught that method for 15 years.
The students have not been restricted to Cyprus and have participated in a number of musical events abroad.
Özdeðirmenci also expressed his gratitude to the municipalities, private organisations and individuals who have supported the school by providing funds so that its students could participate in the concert in Tokyo.