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Kardelen Buruk

Royal Conservatoire of The Hague (The Netherlands)
Kardelen Buruk was born in Ankara in 1996. She participated in AIMS Festival and she worked with Prof. Ulrich Knörzer (viola) and Johannes Geffer (chamber orchestra). She performed in concerts of solo viola and chamber orchestra within AIMS Festival. In 2013 Summer She participated a masterclass in Idyllwild Academy in US with full scholarship. She worked on solo and also chamber music with Gina Coletti. At the same time she played at chamber music orchestra of Idyllwild Academy which was conducted by Larry Livingston.
In 2014, she graduated from her conservatory (MSFAU) with 9.64 grade points in Istanbul. She entered the entrance exam of Royal Conservatory of the Hague in April 2014 and she was chosen for first year classical viola in Bachelor. In 2014 Summer she attented to Apeldoorn International Music Masterclass and she had lessons with Nobuko Imai and also with Asdis Valdimarsdottir. She attended Garth Knox’s masterlass with her viola duo (Everything is O.K) and presented one his viola piece from his ‘Viola Spaces’ composition.
In the summer of 2015 she made the audition for IOIA (International Orchestra Institute Attergau). It was an orchestra project under the Patronage of the Vienna Philharmonic. In Cooperation with the Institute for Viennese Sound & Style of the University of Music in Vienna. The orchestra had two concerts in St. Attergau and it was conducted by Leopold Hager. She was chosen for the assistant principal place.
In 2016, she auditioned for the NSO (Nederland Studenten Orkest) and she played as an assistant principal. They had 12 concerts in Netherlands in the greatest halls as the Concertgebouw, De Doelen. In performance with her viola duo, she has concertized all over the Netherlands. She performed with Het Metropole Orchestra in The Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. She got accepted to ISA (International Summer Academy in Austria for the summer 2016 (14th of August- 28th of August) where she gave solo concerts and premiered a new composition by a Lithuanian composer for
viola, clarinet and piano. She worked with Gilad Karni and Miguel de Silva.
The september 2017 she had a privilege to play in an orchestra which was conducted by Valery Gergiev. Recently her viola duo (EVERYTHING IS O.K) recorded the composition called Corp that was written by Boelo de Smit for them. In October 2016 EVERYTHING IS OK travelled to the 43rd International Viola Congress in Cremona, Italy to present a performance of Corp for the congress. In February of 2017 Kardelen competed in the quarter-finals of The Amsterdam Viola Competition in the Sweelinckzaal of Amsterdam Conservatory.
The summer of 2017 she had a chance to work with Paul Colletti. At the same time she played in an ensemble featured by Philippe Graffin and Asdis Valdimarsdottir.