"Celil Refik Kaya surely loves this music. The performances are just perfect—he doesn’t try to make the music more than it is, but he does realize the real heart in these pieces. If you don’t know Morel’s music, this is a wonderful chance to hear a healthy helping of pure delight. "   
- American Record Guide 2017
“His playing, which was concentrated yet seemingly effortless, created waves of melody and harmony that seemed to hypnotically wash over packed audience in Mayo Concert Hall"     
 - Zachary Sclar -The Signal                                                                                                       

Celil began his interest in classical guitar at the age of six with the guidance of his father, Dr. Mehmet Refik Kaya ... Celil Refik Kaya is an artist of exemplary talent having performed in some of the most prestigious concert halls and the festivals.  He received a full scholarship from Mannes College the New School for Music (Master of Music) in New York City and the University of Texas (Doctoral of Musical Arts)

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