On graduating from the Bilkent University Faculty of Music & Performing Art, Hüseyin Gündoğdu came to the UK to study at the Royal Northern College of Music with Emma Ferrand. During his studies he has won numerous prizes and awards including becoming a Concordia Foundation artist in 2013, and winning 3rd Prize in the Dobrich Albena Music Competition in Bulgaria. He has had lessons and masterclasses with, among others, Miklós Perényi, Robert Cohen, Ralph Kirshbaum, Raphael Wallfisch, Karine Georgian, and attended the 2012 Cello Biennale in Amsterdam where he had a masterclass with Truls Mørk. Hüseyin is currently studying MMus at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance with Natalie Clein, where he is kindly supported by a TCL Scholarship, Talent Unlimited and funding from the conservatoire.
He regularly performs in Europe, and his future concerts include performing Prokofiev’s Sinfonia Concertante for cello and orchestra in Turkey, his home country.
*See the panel above for details of his appearance in the 2014 LDSM festival.