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Sila Darville

Sila DarvilleAssistant Professor

Ph.D., Texas Tech University
M.M., University of Minnesota
B.M., Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University State Conservatory – Istanbul

Contact Information
Office: Foster 304
Mailing Address: Foster 101
Phone: 859-622-7289
Expert Areas: Violin, Viola


Turkish violinist Dr. Sila Darville holds degrees from Istanbul Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University State Conservatory, University of Minnesota and Texas Tech University. She received many international awards and honors including Rotary Club International Competition for Young Musicians; Turkish Educational Foundation Outstanding Achievement Award; Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition and Schubert Club Scholarship Competition. Dr. Darville has performed with many Symphonic Orchestras including the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra and Ballet Lubbock as the principal second, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals, the Amarillo Symphony, Midland Symphony, the La Crosse Symphony, Paducah Symphony Orchestra and Louisville Orchestra. Most recently finished a commercial chamber music recording of Kentucky composer Joe Levin with EKU faculty members. As an EKU faculty member she represented EKU nationally and regionally as a guest teacher and clinician at University of Tennessee’s 2020 Violin Symposium, Kentucky All State Orchestra and Kentucky Music Educators Association.

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