Musician and Educator, Dean of Conservatory at Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey.
In 1995, Dr. Türkili started his music education at the conservatory of Cukurova University in Adana, Turkey. At a young age, he appeared as a soloist and chamber music musician.
In 2005, he was awarded with an assistantship from Pittsburg State University to continue his graduate education under the direction of Prof. Selim Giray. He won 4 competitions and became the state champion of the competition held by ASTA (American String Teachers Association).
In 2007, he was awarded with an assistantship from Pittsburg State University to continue his doctorate education under the direction of Prof. Eliot Chapo who served as a concertmaster as New York Philarmonic, Dallas Symphony and such. At the age of 26, he finished his education and received the “DMA – Doctor of Music in Arts” title.
Between the years of 2009-2019, he investigated the benefits of learning an instrument by using symbols and colors. He has been working with kids with spectrum as well as children of early ages.
Dr. Turkili founded a learning center in Istanbul “House of Arts and Sciences – www.bskcocuk.com”, where he and his colleagues work with children with learning disabilities and with young children from ages 2-3 and above.
He also serves as an assistant professor at Bahcesehir University Conservatory and currently is the dean of the school.