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Gumshagul Bekturganova

Gumshagul Bekturganova

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Artist Information

Vocal artist
Performance year with AKMI:
2018
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Country of Origin:
Uzbekistan

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She is from the Karakalpak Autonomous Republic within Uzbekistan, commonly known as Karakalpakstan, a region with its own distinctive Turkic dialect and musical traditions. A student of the Qaraqalpak master musician Ghairatdin Otemuratov, she is a 2017 graduate of Nukus State Pedagogical Institute named after Adzhiniyaz, where her focus was music education. She has won first place in several local and regional musical competitions and participated in international projects focusing on the musical legacy of the Silk Road. She presently works as a teacher at Nukus Children’s Music School, specialising in teaching dutar.