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Onur Dülger was born in Istanbul in 1980. He studied composition at Istanbul University as a student of Mete Sakpınar and at the University of Music in Vienna as a student of Wolfgang Suppan. He received master's degrees in both instrumental composition and electroacoustic composition from the University of Music in Vienna. His teachers were Michael Obst, Karlheinz Essl, Chaya Czernowin. In 2016, he completed his doctoral studies at Boston University in the class of Joshua Fineberg.
His pieces vary from solo pieces to orchestral and ensemble pieces with or without live electronics, which can be seen in three different periods. The last phase focuses on sound as a development object, which can be described as post-musique concrète instrumentale. His compositions have been performed in various concert halls and festivals in Turkey, Italy, Austria, Germany, Sweden, Slovenia, the USA, Canada and Mexico since 2001.
In the course of his musical life, he is supported financially by various foundations, including Fulbright, Viktor Bunzl Foundation, Association for the Promotion of Contemporary Life, University of Boston, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.
He teaches music theory, sound design, contemporary music at Anadolu University in Turkey. He has received various prizes and nominations, including Talents Exchange Ö1 (2011), the Franz Liszt Residence at the Weimar University of Music (2012), Cepromusic (2013) kick-off (2014), Sound Icon (2015), Francisco Escudero (2015) , Theodor Körner Prize (2017), Torre Della Quarda (2019).
He is a member of the ICC (Istanbul Composers Collective).