1. Personal Information

Date of Birth

19 April 1994

Gender

Male

Nationality

Turkish

Marital Status

Single

2. Education

2008 - 2011
Science High School
at Gazi University Foundation Science High School
2011 - 2012
Anatolian High School
at Reha Alemdaroğlu Anatolian High School
2008 - 2012

Private lessons in a private music academy (Piano, Classical Guitar, Music Theory, Ear Training, and Sight-Singing)

2012 - 2018
Bachelor of Music – Composition and Orchestral Conducting
at Faculty of Music and Performing Arts, Bilkent University (Ankara, Turkey) – Graduated with “Summa Cum Laude” Highest Honors. CGPA: 3.75 (on a 4.0 grading scale)
2020 - 2023
Master of Arts – Music Business and Management
at Centre for Advanced Studies in Music, İstanbul Technical University (İstanbul, Turkey) – Graduated with “Summa Cum Laude” Highest Honors. CGPA: 3.88 (on a 4.0 grading scale)
2023 - 2024
Doctor of Philosophy – Historical Musicology
at Centre for Advanced Studies in Music, İstanbul Technical University (İstanbul, Turkey)
2024 - Present
Doctor of Philosophy – Music
at King’s College (London, United Kingdom)

2. Academic Experience

2015 - 2023

Part-time Instructor at Bilkent University Faculty of Music and Performing Arts Part-time Music Education Program.

Courses:

  • Ear training, sight-singing, and sight-reading
2018 - 2021

Part-time Instructor at Bilkent University Faculty of Music and Performing Arts, Music Preparation High School, Music Preparation Middle School, and Music Preparation Primary School

Courses:

  • Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Classical Forms – course book: Analyzing Classical Form: An Approach for the Classroom by William E. Caplin – Course Materials
  • Ear training, sight-singing, and sight-reading
2021 - 2023

Full-time Instructor at Bilkent University Faculty of Music and Performing Arts, Music Preparation High School, and Music Preparation Middle School

Courses:

  • Orchestra
  • Classical Forms – course book: Analyzing Classical Form: An Approach for the Classroom by William E. Caplin – Course Materials
  • Tonal Harmony – course book: Tonal Harmony by Stefan Kostka, Dorothy Payne, and Byron Almén, with exercises from Traité d’harmonie théorique et pratique by Théodore Dubois – Course Materials

4. Professional Experience

2014 – 2018
Assistant Conductor
of Bilkent Youth Symphony Orchestra
2018 – Present
Principal Conductor and General Music Director
of Ankara Youth Symphony Orchestra
2018 – 2020
Music Director
of AGSO Quartet
2018 – 2020
Music Director
of AGSO Wind Quintet
2018 – 2021
Chairman of the Board
of MÜZGENDER Association
2018 – 2023
Principal Conductor and General Music Director
of Bilkent Children’s Symphony Orchestra
2020 – Present
Music Director
of Ensemble Sanat
2021 - 2023

Administrative and Music Program Coordinator at Bilkent University Faculty of Music and Performing Arts, Music Preparation High School, Music Preparation Middle School, and Music Preparation Primary School

Duties:

  • Establishment, integration, and management of EduPage – a cloud-based school management system fully integrated with aSc, a world-leading scheduling software
  • Coordination, organisation, and promotion of on-campus and off-campus events related to music faculty
  • Managing and programming all rooms and studios of the faculty building
  • Coordination of admission examinations
  • Technical support to all faculty members and students

5. Language Skills

English
Professional working proficiency (CEFR C1)
German
Limited working proficiency (CEFR B2)
Italian
Elementary proficiency (CEFR A2)
French

Elementary proficiency (CEFR A1)

6. Digital Skills

Office
Microsoft 365, iWork, Google Workspace, Adobe Acrobat
Web
cPanel, WordPress, SEO and SEM, Google Analytics, Content Creation and Management, and Advertisement Management for All Social Media Platforms
Audio
Logic Pro, iZotope Music Production Suite, Sibelius, MuseScore
Visual
Final Cut Pro, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop
Management
EduPage, aSc
Data
Ninox