Educating world stars for 11 years, “Young Musicians on World Stages”, is opening its’ doors for new nominees this year too. Because of the large turnout, 2019 auditions and interviews will be held in multiple sessions. In order to apply, you can send your CVs and up-to-date records to

20 instrumentalists in DSGM “Young Musicians on World Stages” are exceptional talents selected from various conservatories in cities around Anatolia, Turkey, who are supported worldwide by Güher & Süher Pekinel. During the past 11 years, the musicians have succeeded beyond the expectations and proven themselves as international talents through their concert performances and important, international prizes.

The aim of the foundation is, to select young talents and to provide them the opportunity to develop and deepen their unique artistic identities, so that they can compete at world standards. Besides their training as soloists, the goal is to make it possible for them to work with the best musicians all over the world at the best educational institutions, as well as providing them the highest quality instruments and helping them to build up international careers.

At this foundation another focus is chamber music, besides its contribution to musicians to become a knowledgeable and a conscious soloist, it also opens the door to a deep intellectual and analytical platform, where instantly different musical interpretations are shared which allows them to reach the highest level of music making.

Due to their high performance and interpretations at prestigious platforms, the young musicians have won 16 First Prizes Some of them are 2016 – Veriko Tchumburidze “15. International Wieniawski Violin Competition” first prize as the youngest competitor , 2017 – Can Çakmur first prize in “Scottish International Piano Competition”, 2017 – Tolga Atalay Ün first prize in “Kendall Taylor Beethoven Piano Competition”, 2015 – Alican Süner first prize in “Max Rostal International Violin Competition”, 2016 – Trio Arte (Veriko Tchumburidze, Dorukhan Doruk and Yunus Tuncalı) first prize in “International Pietro Argento Music Competition”, 2018 – Umut Sağlam first prize in “Gaetano Zinetti Music Competititon”in 2018 – Can Çakmur first prize in “10. Hamamatsu International Piano Competition” and the youngest participant Naz Irem Türkmen won the first prize in „12.International Grumiaux Violin Competition“.