NEWS, EVENTS, AND PERFORMANCES

 2018

Residency at Civitella Ranieri Center, Italy (Aug. 8- Sept.17)

 
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New Work for flute and prepared piano (2018)

 Alfredo Ovalles and Matei İoachimescu, Bucharest, November

Dances of the Black Sea (2013)

Jennifer Robin Lau, National Flute Association Convention, Orlando, August

Dances of the Black Sea (2013)

Agata Igras, Hands on Research in Aveiro, Aveiro, July 

Dances of the Black Sea (2013)

Agata Igras, Hands on Research in Aveiro, Aveiro, July

Dances of the Black Sea (2013)

Agata İgras,The 10th Summer Academy at the Academy of Music, Lodz, July

Prize winner at International Composition Competition "The contemporary Guitar” (2018)

Three New Pieces for Guitar (2017)

Voce Immobile for bass clarinet (2017-18)

Richard Haynes, Huddersfield, February 

 

Shiftings  for bass clarinet and percussion (2014)

 Vasko Dukovski, Josh Perry, February 

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2017

Shiftings  for bass clarinet and percussion (2014)

Ensemble DME, Dias de Musica Electroacustica Festival, Seia, December

Awarded Civitella Ranieri Music Fellowship, September

Shiftings  for bass clarinet and percussion (2014)2016

 Ensemble DME, Dias de Musica Electroacustica Festival, Seia, July 

Shiftings  for bass clarinet and percussion (2014)

Vasko Dukovski, Josh Perry, Mise-En Music Festival, New York, June 

Dances of the Black Sea (2013)

Lisa Hansen, New York, June 

Dances of the Black Sea (2013)

Jennifer Robin Lau, Robb Musical Trust, Composers symposium, New Mexico (UNM), March

György Ligeti Symposium, Topics of Time and Space in Ligeti’s Music and After, Helsinki, 10-11 February

 

2016

Dances of the Black Sea (2013)

Cem Önertürk, Ankara, December

İn Par-en thesis for Symphony Orchestra (2016)

Bilkent Symphony Orchestra, Dir. Julien Masmondet, Ankara, November

13th International Music Theory and Analysis Conference, Rimini, Sept. 28-Oct.2, 2016. A Reading of Contemporary European Art Music from the Theory of Topics Perspective.

Assistant Professor of Composition, Yaşar University Music Department-İzmir/Turkey

Dances of the Black Sea (2013)

Cem Önertürk, Bursa, Izmir, Ankara, March-May

 

SELECTED PERFORMANCES 2006-2015

Pendular for orchestra (2014)

Bilkent Symphony Orchestra, Istanbul, April 2015

Bilkent Symphony Orchestra, Ankara, November 2015

 

Shiftings for bass clarinet and percussion (2013)

 Vermont Contemporary Music Ensemble, Montpelier, October, 2014

 Vermont Contemporary Music Ensemble, Middlebury, March, 2014

 Ensemble Chronophonie, Bonn, June, 2014

 Ensemble Chronophonie, Krefeld, October, 2013

 

Moire for two pianos and ensemble (2010-2011) 

 Contempo Chamber Players with members of eighthblackbird, Chicago, May 2011

 Bilkent Ensemble, Conductor, Anu Tali, Ankara, March 2012 

 

Deux Visions pour Sextuor for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, percussion, and piano (2009) 

 Ensemble Phoenix, Warsaw Autumn Festival, September 2013

 eighthblackbird, Chicago, March 2011 

 Ensemble Modern Academy, Frankfurt, Germany, July 2009 

 eighthblackbird, Chicago, May 2009 

 

Deux Visions pour Cinq Instruments for saxophone, violin, cello, piano and percussion (2009) 

 Vertixe Sonora Ensemble, Via Stellae Festival, Spain, July 2011

 

Five Miniatures for marimba (2009) 

Okan Akan, Istanbul, May 2014

Jessica Porter, Stuttgart, May 2013

Obligatory piece at the 6th International Marimba Competition, Stuttgart-Germany, September 2012 

N.E.O.N, Las Vegas, April 2009

 

String Quartet No. 1 (2006-2007)

Hezarfen Ensemble, Istanbul, April 2013

Hezarfen Ensemble, Maerzmusik-Berlin, March 2013

 Hezarfen Ensemble, Eskisehir-Turkey, April 2012

 Hezarfen Ensemble, Istanbul-Turkey, February 2012 

 Hezarfen Ensemble, Ankara-Turkey, May 2011 

 Penderecki String Quartet, Toronto-Canada 2009 

 Members of Tours Regional Symphony Orchestra, Tours-France, April 2008 

 Pacifica String Quartet, Chicago, May 2008 

 Arditti String Quartet, June in Buffalo Festival, June 2007 

 Pacifica Quartet, Chicago, May 2007 

String Quartet No. 1 is the III. Prize winner at the 6ème Concours International de Composition Henri Dutilleux (2008), under the chairmanship of Henri Dutilleux.

 

Around Circles for solo clarinet (2006) 

  Nusret İspir, Budapest, June 2016

  Derek Bermel, Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton University, November 2012

  Nusret Ispir, Schleswig Holstein Musik Festival, Hamburg, July 2011

  Kara Bancks, Chicago, November 2008 

  Andrea D’Orio, Chicago, 2007 

  Benjamin Reissenberger, Cologne, Germany, 2007 

  Nusret Ispir, Essen, Germany, April 2006 

  Andrea D’Orio, Chicago, 2006 

  Michael Maccaferri, May 2006 

 

Nocturnal for flute, violin, cello, and piano (2008)

Ensemble Callioppee, Prades, France, April 2008

Imaginary Spaces for chamber orchestra (2007, 2014)

Orchestre National de Lorraine, France, July 2008

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (reading), Chicago, February 2008

Bilkent Symphony Orchestra, Dir, Christoph-Mathias Müller, October 2014

 

SELECTED PERFORMANCES 1996-2005

Fanfare for Wind Quintet for flute, oboe, clarinet in Bb, trumpet in Bb, and baritone saxophone (2002)

 

 

Liverpool Royal Philharmonie Orchestra’s 10:10 Ensemble, London, July 2004

New Music Ensemble, Musik Hochschule Köln, Germany, 2002

Quartet for oboe and string trio (2002)

Ensemble Uroboros, Reggello, Italy, July 2005

New Music Ensemble, Hochschule für Musik Köln, 2002

Trio for violin, cello, and piano (2001)

New Music Ensemble, Hochschule für Musik Köln, 2001

New Musik Ensemble, hochschule für Musik Detmold, 2001

Four Pieces for string quartet (1998)

 Berlin, May 2013      

 New Music Ensemble, Hochschule für Musik Köln, 1998

 Dafo Quartet, Cologne, 1998

Windows suite for orchestra (1996)

 Bilkent Symphony Orchestra, Ankara, June 1996