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Veriko Tchumburidze – Violinist

Veriko Tchumburidze – Violinist

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 – Cellist

Dorukhan Doruk – Cellist

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. From October 2012 onwards, Doruk continued his studies with the famous cellist Truls Mørk [...]

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Eren Aydoğan – Pianist

Eren Aydoğan – Pianist

  Having started his musical education at the age of 7 with Fahri Pekiner, Eren Aydoğan got enrolled at the Istanbul University State Conservatory at the age of 11, continuing his studies with Prof. Ova Sünder.  He made his debut with IUDK Symphony Orchestra, playing Liszt’s First Piano Concerto at the age of 15. Aged [...]

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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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Tolga Atalay Ün – Pianist, Harpsichordist, Conductor

Tolga Atalay Ün – Pianist, Harpsichordist, Conductor

Born in 1995, Turkish-American pianist and harpsichordist Tolga Atalay Ün is currently continuing his studies at the Royal College of Music, London. While currently 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 a Kenneth and Violet Scott Scholar […]

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Can Çakmur – Pianist

Can Çakmur – Pianist

Our sincere congratulations to our YMWS-Scholar of 4 years Can Çakmur, for winning First Prize at the Scottish International Piano Competition 2017, in Glasgow. Can Çakmur, born in 1997, was selected in 2013 as a scholar for the “Young Musicians on World Stages” Project, initiated and mentored by Güher & Süher Pekinel, with the financial support of […]

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Doğa Altınok – Violinist

Doğa Altınok – Violinist

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

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Umut Sağlam – Cellist

Umut Sağlam – Cellist

Born in Ankara in 1998, Umut Sağlam started his violoncello studies in 2009 at the Hacettepe University State Conservatory, with Tufan Tahir Tolga. During this time, he performed at several concerts, including solo performances and chamber music concerts. In 2014, he began studying at the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University State Conservatory with Dilbağ Tokay. […]

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Görkem Çiçek – Cellist

Görkem Çiçek – Cellist

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

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Alican Süner – Violin

Alican Süner – Violin

Born in 1992, Turkish violinist Alican Süner has been accepted in September 2017 to receive the scholarship of the “Young Musicians on World Stages” project initiated and mentored by Güher & Süher Pekinel and supported by Tüpraş. Alican Süner is a first prize winner of numerous international competitions. In 2015 he won the top prizes [...]

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Yunus Tuncalı – Pianist

Yunus Tuncalı – Pianist

Yunus Tuncalı who was born in 1992, started 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 Eskişehir. After his graduation 2010 from the class of [...]

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Elvin Hoxha – Violinist

Elvin Hoxha – Violinist

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 – Violinist

Kıvanç Tire – Violinist

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 – Pianist

Cem Esen – Pianist

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 – Clarinetist

Ege Banaz – Clarinetist

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 – Clarinetist

Yağızcan Keskin – Clarinetist

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 – Ballerina

Duygu Eliz Erkut – Ballerina

Born in 1996, Duygu Eliz Erkut began her classical ballet studies at the age of five at the “Art Academy Ballet School” in Istanbul with Oksana Dinçer.  In 2004 after her studies with Oksana Dinçer, the young ballerina was accepted  to the class of Ömer Inanç at the “Ankara State Opera and Ballet”, and continued […]

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