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Veriko Tchumburidze – Violin

Veriko Tchumburidze – Violin

First price winner of 15th international Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition 2016 Veriko Tchumburidze born in 1996, began her studies at Mersin University State Conservatory at the age of four as a student of Selahattin Yunkuş. She studied at Mersin University State Conservatory as a student of Lili Tchumburidze and continued her studies in 2010 with [...]

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Dorukhan Doruk – Cello

Dorukhan Doruk – Cello

Dorukhan Doruk was born in Istanbul in 1991 and began his studies in 2000 with Dilbağ Tokay at the Mimar Sinan University State Conservatory; in 2008 he continued his studies with Prof. Claus Kanngiesser at the “Hochschule für Musik” in Cologne. In October 2012, Doruk continued his studies with the famous cellist Truls Mørk at [...]

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Yunus Tuncalı – Piano

Yunus Tuncalı – Piano

Yunus Tuncalı who was born in 1992, was introduced to music at a very early age, starting his musical education at “Bilkent University School of Music and Performing Arts” with Sevinç Keser, Emre Şen and Stiliana Stavreva at the piano. In 2009 Tuncalı received the 1. Prize at the “3. Anatolian University Piano Competition” in [...]

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Trio Arte

Trio Arte

The aim of the project “Young Musicians on World Stages” (YMWS) created and mentored by Güher & Süher Pekinel with the financial support of Tüpraş is to select young outstanding talents and provide them the opportunity to develop and deepen their unique artistic identities as musicians to compete at world standards. The goal is, besides their training [...]

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Can Çakmur – Piano

Can Çakmur – Piano

Can Çakmur, born 1997 has been selected as a scholar to the “Young Musicians on World Stages” (YMWS) project initiated and mentored by Güher & Süher Pekinel with financial support of Tüpraş in 2013 and was admitted to the “International Mendelssohn Academy“ in Leipzig and “Pianale Junior Academy” in Schlitz in the same year. In […]

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Doğa Altınok – Violin

Doğa Altınok – Violin

Doğa Altınok, born in 2000 was chosen as “Young Musician of the Year” (under 18 years of age) by Andante Magazine in 2012 and has been accepted as a scholar to the “Young Musicians on the World Stages” (YMWS) project initiated and mentored by Güher & Süher Pekinel with financial support of Tüpraş in 2013.  […]

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Tolga Atalay Ün – Piano, Harpsichord, Conducting

Tolga Atalay Ün – Piano, Harpsichord, Conducting

Turkish-American pianist and harpsichordist Tolga Atalay Ün who was born in 1995 is currently in his third year of undergraduate studies at the Royal College of Music, London, studying piano with Prof.Norma Fisher. He also studied the harpsichord for two years with Prof.Terence Charlston and piano with Prof.Niel Immelman. He is Kenneth and Violet Scott […]

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Görkem Çiçek – Cello

Görkem Çiçek – Cello

Görkem Çiçek, born in Sakarya in 1996, began his musical life by learning saz from his father at the age of 7 and by participating at various Turkish Folk Music competitions as soloist. He was introduced to classical music at the Kütahya Fine Arts and Sports High School, where he began his studies with Melih [...]

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Elvin Hoxha – Violin

Elvin Hoxha – Violin

Born in 1997 in Ankara, after his exceptional ability in music had been recognized at the age of 2, Elvin Hoxha started his musical education at the age of 6 in the violin department of Bilkent University Music Preparatory School. When he was 7 years old, he attracted the attention of the famous Russian violinist [...]

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Kıvanç Tire – Violin

Kıvanç Tire – Violin

Born in Aydın in 1989, Kıvanç Tire began learning the violin at the age of 11 with Prof. Murat Tamer at Hacettepe University State Conservatory in Ankara. In 2003 he was the child soloist in Fazıl Say’s Metin Altıok Oratorio. In 2010 he joined the Young Musicians on World Stages project and in the same [...]

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Cem Esen – Piano

Cem Esen – Piano

Cem Esen was born in Adana in 1997. He began his piano education with Can Çoker at the Adana State Conservatory, where he studied for seven years. Since 2010, he has been studying at the Istanbul State Conservatory with Prof. Metin Ülkü. He has participated in many workshops and master classes with Stefan Kovacevich, Prof. […]

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Ege Banaz – Clarinet

Ege Banaz – Clarinet

Ege Banaz was born in Izmir in 1991. At the age of 15 he began studying the clarinet at Dokuz Eylül University State Conservatory in Izmir. In the same year, he was accepted in to the Doğuş Youth Symphony Orchestra and continued to perform with them until 2009. In 2010 he performed as a soloist [...]

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Yağızcan Keskin – Clarinet

Yağızcan Keskin – Clarinet

Born in Izmir in 1993, Yağızcan Keskin started his clarinet education in 2007 at Dokuz Eylül University State Conservatory in Izmir with Ender Gülenler and became a member of the Doğuş Youth Symphony Orchestra  in 2008. At the end of 2009 he graduated from high school one year early and was awarded with a scholarship [...]

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Duygu Eliz Erkut – Ballerin

Duygu Eliz Erkut – Ballerin

Duygu Eliz Erkut, born 1996 began her classical ballet studies at the age of five at the “Art Academy Ballet School” in Istanbul with Oksana Dinçer. In 2012 Erkut was the only ballerina to be accepted to study at “Accademia Teatro alla Scala” in Milan out of over 400 applicants and is the first Turkish […]

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