Kamerhan Turan is PianoDoc, TeacherDoc
Kamerhan Turan was born in Ankara in 1965, where he began to play the piano at the age of seven with Prof. Ferhunde Erkin. He then continued his piano and music studies with the duo-pianists Elif and Bedii Aran.
After his graduation in Pharmacy from the Hacettepe University in 1987 he entered the “Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst” in Vienna, where he studied with Prof. Noel Flores and Prof. Roland Keller. During his studies he was awarded scholarships by the Austrian Ministry of Culture and the “Alban Berg Music Foundation”.
His outstanding talent and remarkable virtuosity enabled him to win prizes at international piano competitions. In 1990 and 1993 he won first prizes at the 5th European Music Competition in Moncalieri and IBLA International Piano Competition in Ragusa. He was prizewinner at the Senigallia International Piano Competition in 1992,”Ettore Pozzoli” International Piano Competition in 1995 and Finalist at the Rome International Piano Competition in 1996.
From 1999 to 2008 Kamerhan Turan taught at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. In 2008 he joined the faculty of Başkent University State Conservatory in Ankara where he was appointed Professor in 2013.
He has appeared as a soloist with the Presidential Symphony in Ankara, with the State Symphony Orchestras of Istanbul, Izmir, Bursa, Çukurova, Eskişehir, the Bilkent Symphony, “Ancyra” Chamber Orchestra, Başkent University Chamber Orchestra, the Symphonic Orchestra of the Vienna Music Academy and Orchestra Internationale d’Italia under Hans Wallat, Helmut Zehetner, Fabio Maestri, Antonio Pirolli, Ari Rasilainen, Barry Kolman, Erol Erdinç, Emin Güven Yasliçam, Koral Çalgan, Naci Özgüç, Krastin Nastev, Orhun Orhon and Ertuğ Korkmaz.
Kamerhan Turan has performed in significant concert halls of Austria, Turkey, Italy, Great Britain, Belgıum, Sweden, Germany, Belarus, Northern Cyprus, South Korea, Egypt and USA. His CD recordings were released by Pepperland Records, Brilliant Classics, Harmonia Classica, Pb Müzik, Çağsav Müzik and Athena Records.
His website: www.kamerhanturan.at.tf
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