Biography

_DSC2977 Ozgur Tuncer was born in Istanbul. He studied piano at the Mimar Sinan University State Conservatory with Professor Metin Ogut. Upon graduating 1st in his class, he continued with Prof. Metin Ogut towards attaining his master’s degree. He did his thesis studies with Prof. Filiz Ali; and he completed his doctoral degree with Prof. Hulya Tarcan.

In addition to teaching at the university, this artist also performs regularly, having given concerts in Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Eskisehir and Afyon, as well as in many cities abroad.

He has also appeared as a guest on many television and radio programs. Ozgur Tuncer performed as a soloist at concerts with the Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra, the MSGSU State Conservatory Orchestra, and the Eskisehir Metropolitan Municipal Symphony Orchestra. He also gave solo recitals at the following festivals: Cemal Resit Rey International Piano Festival, International Eskisehir Festival, Izmir International Festival, International Istanbul Music Festival, Afyon Classical Music Festival, Izmir Art Center and the Akbank Art Center.

Ozgur Tuncer participated in a competition organized by the “Conferenza Musicale Mediterranea” in Palermo, Sicily. He was selected by the jury to give a concert in Sicily; and he was included in a CD recording which was made to honor the event. He represented Turkey in the world’s most prestigious piano competition, Belgium’s “International Queen Elizabeth Piano Competition.” Ozgur Tuncer also gave a recital in France (Marseille) consisting of compositions by French and Turkish composers within the framework of the organization of Mediterranean countries. This artist performed at the opening of the 12. International Eskisehir Festival accompanied by the Eskisehir Metropolitan Municipal Symphony Orchestra. Ozgur Tuncer presently holds an academic position at the MSGSU State Conservatory Piano Department.

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