Music has basically propelled me through life. I was born a small town in Turkey and started playing the piano at eleven years old. At sixteen I was accepted into the Vienna Conservatory in Vienna, Austria. Living in Europe during the formative years of my life expanded my horizons in all directions including cultural, personal, and musical. Finding my way in the world has given me a unique prospective on teaching music. I treat each student as if they are on a personal journey, understanding that everyone approaches the world of music on their own terms. With that being said, I appreciate that a student’s promise has to be grounded in the fundamentals of music, as taught and the limitless potential of the human spirit.