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The artist, who was born in Uşak, continued his violoncello education with Prof. Reşit ERZİN and then Prof. Aminbay SAPAYEV in Trakya University State Conservatory in which he was enrolled in 1995. In addition, he also kept on his chamber music studies with Assist. Prof. Leyli AKBAROVA and successfully graduated from undergraduate programme in 2005.

 

He participated in the courses given by worldwide known musicians such as Marina TARASOVA, Alexander RUDIN, Clemens HAGEN, Dora SCHWZBERG, Angel STANKOV, Anatoli KRASTEV and Jiri BARTA. He deserved to get the honorable mention in Sofia Pipkov International Young Musicians Competition in Bulgaria in 2002. In 2005, he was enrolled in Graduate Programme given by Prof. Reşit ERZİN in Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University and successfully graduated from there in 2008.

He has taken charge in various important concert organizations of İstanbul Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonic İstanbul Orchestra, Cemal Reşit Rey Symphony Orchestra, Akbank Chamber Orchestra, Tekfen Philharmonic Orchestra and Balkan Symphony Orchestra of Trakya University since 2005; on the other hand, he worked togetherwith worldwide known soloist and conductors such as Emre ARACI, Rengim GÖKMEN, Cem MANSUR, Hakan ŞENSOY, Tadeusz STRUGALA, Alexander RAHBARİ, Park SUNG-WAN, James GALWAY, John AXELROD, Shlomo MINTZ, Rossen GERGOV, Alan BROADBENT and James JUDD within this period. 


The artist, who graduated from “Proficiency in Art” programme given by Prof. Aminbay SAPAYEV in Trakya University State Conservatory, has given successful soloist, chamber music and orchestra concerts in numerous places such as Istanbul Galatasaray University Coskun Kirca Hall, İstanbul Is-Sanat Concert Hall, Istanbul Greek Consulate Sismanogli Megaro Hall, İstanbul Lutfu Kirdar Congress Centre, Istanbul Caddebostan Culture Centre, İstanbul Bulent Ecevit Culture Centre, İstanbul Cemal Reşit Rey Concert Hall, Izmir Ahmet Adnan Saygun Art and Show Centre, Eskisehir Metropolitan Municipality Concert Hall, Pakistan Islamabad Embassy of the Republic of Turkey Culture Hall, The United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Culture Palace, Bulgaria Sofia International Music Academy “Prof. Pancho Vladigerov” Hall, Shumen, Razgrad, Plovdiv and Kardzhali, Romania Constanta (Köstence) “Oleg Danovski” Ballet and Opera Hall, Greece Athens University Concert Hall and Israel Jerusalem Jaffa Gate; moreover, he has still been going on working as an academician in Trakya University State Conservatory.

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