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She was born in Istanbul then started her music studies at the Mimar Sinan University State Conservatory with Tulay Orser and Ahmet Ermakastar. With the scolarship of British government she took part in Alberdeen Music Festival. In 1985, with a state scolarship from France she was accepted to Nantes Conservatory and finished it with first prize. There, she studied with Mehmet Ermakastar, Alain Boeglin, Guy Dangain and Guy Deplus. The same year she won the first prize at Leopol Bellan competition at Paris. She was the very first to play the clarinet concertos of composers such as A.Copland, G.Finzi and C.V.Stanford in Turkey. In 2001 she was invited to a seminar by the Mediterrenean Clarinet Society. In 2010 she recorded her first CD with the flutist Sibel Kumru Pensel, the conductor Naci Ozguc and the Mersin Chamber Orchestra. The same year she played at a program called ''Turkish season in France''. Also she recorded two CDs of chamber music named Nice'tanbul and Trio Giocoso. She performed in many countries such as France, Russia, England, Ecuador, China also throughout Turkey,her native land. She's still the principal clarinetist in Istanbul State Symphony and Tekfen Philarmonic Orchestra. In 2014 she won the first prize of Year's best wind instrument performer at Donizetti Classical Music Awards organised by Andante classical music magazine

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03.02.2017
Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra
Location: Beyoglu Emek Sineması Time: 20:00 Antonio Pirolli (Conductor) Selim Aykal (Bassoon) Ayşegül Kirmanoğlu (Clarinet) RICHARD STRAUSS : DUET CONCERTINO
13.03.2017
Trio Avrasya Chamber Music Concert with Münif Akalın
Trio Avrasya Chamber Music Concert Location: Mersin University Time: 20:00 Clarinet: Aysegül Kirmanoğlu Piano: Gülden Teztel Violin: Bahar Biricik Cello: Münif Akalın
10.04.2017
Ensemble Mendelssohn & Ayşegül Kirmanoğlu
Concert of chamber music Location: A.A.S.S.M /İzmir Time: 20:30
12.12.2016
Ensemble Mendelssohn & Ayşegül Kirmanoğlu
Concert of chamber music Location: Kadıköy Süreyya Opera Time: 20:00
24.03.2016
Quatuor Avrasya
L.Van Beethoven / J.Brahms / W.Rabl Notre Dame de Sion - 19:30
13.04.2015
Max Bruch op. 88 Double Concerto for Clarinet and Viola
Mersin Academy Orchestra Tuba Ozkan - Viola Aysegul Kirmanoglu - Clarinet
06.04.2015
Claviol Duo Concert
Mersin University Tuba Ozkan - Viola Aysegul Kirmanoglu - Clarinet
16.12.2014
Trio Avrasya Chamber Music Concert
A.A.S.S.M. Izmir Bahar Biricik - Violin Gulden Teztel - Piano Ayşegül Kirmanoglu - Clarinet
12.10.2014
Concert Brahms Quintet
Mersin University Cihat Askın - Violin Selahattin Yunkus - Violin Tuba Ozkan - Viola Münif Akalın - Cello Ayşegül Kirmanoğlu - Clarinet
04.04.2014
Solo Concert - Istanbul
Aysegul Kirmanoglu (Clarinet) Sibel Kumru Pensel (Flute) Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra Double Concertos of Jean Françaix Caddebostan Culture Center - 20:00
10.03.2014
Trio Giocoso Concert Mersin University
Aysegul Kirmanoglu (Clarinet) Sibel Kumru Pensel (Flute) Johan Schmidt (Piano)
06.03.2014
Trio Giocoso Masterclass Mersin University
Aysegul Kirmanoglu (Clarinet) Sibel Kumru Pensel (Flute) Johan Schmidt (Piano)
04.03.2014
Classical Music Nights at Marti Istanbul Hotel
Aysegul Kirmanoglu (Clarinet) Sibel Kumru Pensel (Flute) Naci Ozgüc (Piano)
31.12.2013
31.12.2013
CD from Le chant de Linos
Concertos pour Flute et Clarinette, Conductor: Naci Özgüç, Solistler: Sibel Kumru Pensel (flute), Ayşegül Kirmanoğlu (clarinet). CD is on sale on fnac.fr, and amazon.fr.
10.06.2013
Concertos for Flute and Clarinet
Aysegul Kirmanoglu (Clarinet) Sibel Kumru Pensel (Flute) Naci Ozguc (Conductor) Mersin Academy Chamber Orchestra LILA MUZIK
25.04.2013
Trio Avrasya - Concert - Istanbul
Bahar Biricik - Violin Gülden Teztel - Piano Ayşegül Kirmanoğlu - Clarinet Place: Kadir Has University - 20:00
13.04.2013
Trio Giocoso - Concert
Sibel Kumru Pensel - Flute Ayşegül Kirmanoğlu - Clarinet Johan Schmidt - Piano Place: Notre Dame De Sion - 19:30
28.02.2013
21.01.2013
08.11.2012
05.11.2012
18.04.2012
Quartet Nis'tanbul Chamber Music Concert
Sibel Kumru Pensel (flute), Ayşegül Kirmanoğlu (clarinet), Menrath (bassoon), Peigner (horn), Boğaziçi University, Albert Long Hall, 20.00
02.03.2012
Eskişehir Greater Municipality Symphony Orchestra
W. A. Mozart Clarinet Concerto, Conductor: Naci Özgüç, 2-3 March
23.02.2012
Bursa Regional State Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Naci Özgüç, Soloists: Sibel Kumru Pensel (flute), Ayşegül Kirmanoğlu, Atatürk Kongre ve Kültür Merkezi Merinos, 20.00
20.01.2012
İzmir Devlet Senfoni Orkestrası
Conductor: Antonio Pirolli, Soloists: Michel Lethiec, Ayşegül Kirmanoğlu, A. A. Saygun Sanat Merkezi, İzmir, 20.30
29.12.2011
Trio'le Chamber Music Concert
Gülden Teztel (piano), Tuba Özkan (viola), Ayşegül Kirmanoğlu, Pera Museum, 20.30
01.04.2011
Trio Giocoso
Johan Schmidt (piano), Sibel Kumru Pensel (flute), Ayşegül Kirmanoğlu (clarinet)
01.02.2010
CD - Concertos pour Flute et Clarinette
Conductor: Naci Özgüç, Solloists: Sibel Kumru Pensel (flute), AyşegülKirmanoğlu (clarinet)
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