Emre is 11 years old and lives in Ankara, Turkey. He started learning piano at the age of 5 and his music education as a student of viola at the age of 7, in Bilkent University Music Preparatory School. He studied with Elena Gnezdilova for 3 years. He is also interested in composing; he participated in the National Children’s Composers Competition two years in a row in 2019 and 2020 and became finalist at his age category. He won the first place at the King’s Peak International Music Competition 2021-2022 Winter Strings Winners- Group C Category (11-13). He continues his viola studies with his teacher, Ulugbek Rihsi for 2 years
You can find Emre’s 2022 Winter Music Competition viola performance here.