Mustafa Hilmi BULUT is a Professor at Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey. He authored eleven books titled “Sivas Folk Dances in Violin Education”, “Song Box I” (Children Songs), “The Ethnography of the Music from Zara Region”, “Scientific Research Articles on Music”, “Special Teaching Methods in Music”, “Nine Original Compositions in Eight Maqams With Detailed Maqams Definitions” and “Song Box II” (Children Songs), “Mustafa Sağyaşar’s Biography”, Microtonal Musics with Piano Accompany for Violin”, “Instrument teaching methods and techniques specific to the violin”, He has given numerous concerts at the national and international level, on Traditional Forms of Turkish Music and Western music. He also presented numerous papers at various conventions and symposiums in Turkey, Poland, America, Ukrain and Hong Kong.
Prof. Bulut took part in workshops on “Using the Violin in Turkish Music” at the University of South Florida in the US, and at Castello Branco, Portugal. His oud recitals at the University of South Florida and the University of Mississippi in the US received great acclaim. He also provided insights into the field at workshops on Traditional Turkish Music with Oud, in Estonia.
He made numerous presentations and published many works on music education and musicology. He is the composer of a significant number of works in school music as well as Turkish Classical Music. He has coordinated numerous SRP Projects so far.