Naz Irem Turkmen was born in Istanbul at 14 July 2006. She started her violin education with Aslı Erdal at Istanbul State Conservatuary when she was 7 years old. Naz Irem Turkmen continues her violin studies at Istanbul State Conservatuary with Prof. Ceyda Uzgören. She studies privately with Muhammedjan Turdiev and Prof. Sonja Korkeala.

Naz İrem Türkmen, is being supported by the sponsorship of TÜPRAŞ in the Project initiated and mentored by Güher & Süher Pekinel named “Young Musicians on World Stages”. She has attended the master classes of Yossif Radionov, Mincho Minchev, Dania Kainova, Seda Subaşı, Kirill Troussev and Annelie Gahl.


  • The first prize winner at the Serbia Internet Music Competition 2016 Serbia
  • The first prize winner at International Grand Prize Virtuoso Music Competition 2016 Austria
  • The first prize winner at the 14th Individualis Violin Competition 2016 Ukraine
  • The “Best Interpretation for a Baroque Sonate” in Anton Rubinstein Violin Competition 2017 Germany
  • The second prize winner the 42th International Nedjalka Simeonava Violin Competition 2017 Bulgaria
  • The third prize winner in International Arthur Grumiaux Violin Competition 2017 Belgium
  • The first prize winner at Vth International Music Competition “Heirs of Orpheus” 2017 Bulgaria
  • The assolute first prize winner at VIII. International Music Competition “Musican Fireworks in Baden-Württemberg”” 2018 Germany
  • Grand Prize and Special Prize for Exceptional Artists Personality winner at Odessa International Violin Competition under 17 years of Age – Junior category 2018 Ukraine
  • Prix d’excellence winner at 2nd Ilona Feher International Violin Competiton 2018 Hungary


  • Soloist at Izmir State Symphony Orchestra : Izmir, TURKEY
  • Soloist at Eskisehir State Symphony Orchestra : Eskisehir, TURKEY
  • Soloist at Istanbul State Opera&Ballet Orchestra : Istanbul, TURKEY
  • İş Sanat Parlayan Yıldızlar : Istanbul, TURKEY
  • PERA Music Festival : Istanbul, TURKEY
  • Bursa Music Festival : Bursa, TURKEY
  • Arsu Sanat : Istanbul, TURKEY
  • Schloss Zell an der Pram : Zell an der Pram, AUSTRIA
  • Mozarthaus : Ankara, TURKEY
  • Salzburg Mozarteum : Salzburg, AUSTRIA


  • Third prize winner at “Meric Soylu Prize” after the concert at İş Sanat Parlayan Yıldızlar.

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