Our Conservatory was established on 16.03.1991 and started its educational activities in 1993 in the Department of Performing Arts, Theater Department and Turkish Music Departments. Our Conservatory has been serving in Selçuk University Dilek Sabancı Conservatory building since 2007-2008 academic year, and the name of our Conservatory has been changed to Y.Ö.K. It was changed to Dilek Sabancı State Conservatory with the consent of the The name of the Music Department, which was opened on 16.03.1991, was changed to Traditional Turkish Music Department in 2006. In the Department of Traditional Turkish Music, the Department of Turkish Art Music was opened in 1991, and the Department of Turkish Folk Music and Turkish Folk Dances was opened in 2006. 203 students have graduated from the Turkish Classical Music Department since its establishment. In the Department of Performing Arts, which was opened in 1991, the Theater Department was opened in 1991 and the Opera Department was opened in 1995. Since its establishment, 197 students have graduated from the Theater Department and 63 students from the Opera Department. Our conservatory gave its first graduates in 1997, and nearly 500 of our graduates are working successfully in various parts of Turkey, in music and performing arts, as artists and educators. Under the name of the Music Department, which was opened in 2007, the String Instruments Main Art Branch and the Piano-Guitar Main Art Branch were also opened, and students will be admitted to these Majors after the academic structuring is completed.
To provide education at national and international standards in the fields of Traditional Turkish Music and Performing Arts, to train high-level commentators, educators and researchers who are suitable for the current and future needs of our country.
To contribute to the development of Traditional Turkish Music and Performing Arts with educational and artistic studies carried out both in Turkey and internationally as a conservatory.