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He was born in Ankara in 1989. In 2000, he started studying classical piano at Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory. Between 2004-2009 he took private lessons from the highly respected Turkish composer Prof. İlhan Baran. In 2009, he studied in Konservatorium Wien with the Erasmus Exchange Programme. In 2010, he completed his bachelor in classical piano. In 2011 he won the "Best Performance" award in JamzZ Competition in Istanbul. The same year, he was accepted to the jazz piano department of Kunst Universität Graz. In 2015, he completed his Bachelor and in 2018 his Master studies at the Kunst Universität Graz with honors. Among the musicians he performed with are Joe Lovano, Jim Rotondi, Ed Neumeister, Heinrich von Kalnein, Karlheinz Miklin, Morten Ramsbøl, Mike Richmond. He currently lives and studies in Graz / Austria and performs regularly in Graz and in the other countries of Europe.