Esin Gündüz

Singer, violist and composer, was born in Istanbul, Turkey, 1983. She graduated from Istanbul Bilgi University Music Department in 2005. She has successfully earned her master's degree in composition from Marshall University in 2009, where she was accepted as a graduate teaching assistant of music-theory, and ear-training, She served as the president and artistic director for the SCI MU Student Chapter. Her compositions appeared in two CD's by SCI. She's been one of the composers to be selected for David Felder's residency at Atlantic Center for the Arts, in 2010. She has been doing her PhD studies at SUNY Buffalo, USA continue her education with David Felder. Her compositions performed in Turkey, US, and Italy, and the world. . She has been the coordinator of two important chamber music festivals (“Adalar Viola and Chamber Music Festival” and “Klasik Keyifler”), and an international new music ensemble Hezarfen, as well as participating in such organizations with her own works.