Dr. Tolga Tem

Dr. K. Tolga

Dr. Tolga Tem is a composer and music educator. His composing experience is diverse and includes composing for orchestras, and composing with computers for multimedia, video games, and film. He has academic, research and work experience in Music Theory, Music Education, Music Technology and Computer Music. Sound Design, Game Audio, and Game Technologies are among his favorite areas and he teaches offering such curriculum. He holds the Bachelor of Arts in Music Theory & Composition; Master of Music in Composition and Doctor of Musical Arts in Composition from Bilkent University. His previous studies also include work at Bilkent University, Middle East Technical University, Baskent University and State Conservatory of Hacettepe University. On the parallel to his teaching, he has been the Director of Music & Sound Production Department at SEBIT LLC for more than 20 years, which its primary areas of focus are E-Learning, Multimedia, and Game Development, as well as research in these areas.

Dr. Tem is now teaching Music Theory, Aural Skills, Music Appreciation, Music for Video Games as a full-time faculty at Tennessee State University. He is also coordinating the Music Appreciation Courses as the area leader.