Was born in Samsun. Studied folk music at the city conservatory. Had engineering education at Istanbul Tech. University. Folk/traditional music ensembles and rock/metal/jazz bands. Quit engineering and studied audio design/composition at Yildiz Tech. University. Moved to Rotterdam and studied acoustic and electroacoustic composition.
Completed Master of Music Studies at Rotterdam Conservatory in 2012. Currently a PhD candidate at MIAM (Center for Advanced Studies in Music), Istanbul Technical University.
Teaches at Istanbul Bilgi University, Music Department.
Research interests: Timbre, Gesture, Turkish Folk Music and Makam Music, Philosophy of Music, Improvisation
One of the founders and a member of Karakulak Ensemble.