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Gonca Gurses van Herpen
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About me:
Born in Munich, Germany. Had a BA degree in English teaching as a second language 1988-1992. Then had a BM degree from Mimar Sinan State Conservatory Performing Arts in Opera 1995-2001. As a colloratura soprano, performed at Istanbul State Opera House in many productions and sang as a soloist singer in Group Turqoise 2000-2002. Taught music and Turkish Culture in English in Istanbul International Community School(IICS). 2002-2008.
Still performing as a freelance singer and giving concerts.

Since 2002, exercising different healing techniques:
Reiki, Healing with Gem Stones, Kundalini Reiki, Kwan Yin, Silver Violet Flame, Full Spectrum Healing, Golden Triangle, Orb of Life, Isis Blue Moon, Ra-Sheeba, Holly Grail, sound healing etc.

Attended a workshop on Music Improvisation with French percussionist Le Quan Ninh. Also studied Intensive Sound Healing with Jonathan Goldman, Laraaji and Sarah Benson in Denver and got a certificate as a sound healer. Since then, working as a sound healer and improvising with my voice including overtone.
Voice, tingshaws, singing bowls, tuning forks, shamanic drum, bendir, rattles
Indian, native, celtic, shamanic, Mongolian, Europian (choral, classical, opera,etc), sufi music, etc

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At 11:06am on August 10, 2010, Arjopa said…
Dear Gonca!
Thanx a lot for your OMN friendship!
It is absolutly interessting, what you do - great work!

Hope you like our Khoomei Throatsinging Folk Rock,too!

Greetings from Berlin!
Arjopa & The Master U-like


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