Sedef Erçetin Atala bio
Style of Art : Artist / cellist
Branch of Art : Classical music, jazz, tango, and improvisations: cello
Art Profile : Sedef Erçetin Atala was born in Istanbul. She started playing piano at the age of five in the Municipality Conservatory. After studying at the Cello Department in the Istanbul State Conservatory, she moved to Paris and graduated from Ecole Normale Supérieure de Musiqué with special jury award. She attended the master classes of Geneviève Teuliéres, Raphaël Sommer, Hugh Mackenzie, Moscow Soloists, and Boris Baraz. During her stay in Paris, Atala won acclaim with her interpretation of Bach’s cello suites. Besides classical music, she has played jazz, tango and improvisations. As a soloist, she performed with Liz Mac Comb for a long time. Atala also performed with Gerardo Di Giusto’s “Camerata Ambigua”, and Florin Niculescu’s “Drina Quartet”. Atala has performed with major European orchestras, and attended many international jazz festivals. Recently, she performed with Kerem Görsev Trio, and hip hop star Kayne West. Atala has released the album “Metamorphosis” with pianist Maria Papapetropoulou.
City : Istanbul
Country : Turkey