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Ugurcan Oztekin

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Ugurcan Oztekin was born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1990 and studied composition and orchestration with Mehmet Ali Uzunselvi and electroacoustic music with Onur Dülger at Kocaeli University State Conservatory. Before his composition studies, he also studied History of Art at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University (2008-2012).
His music has been performed in concerts and at festivals in Spain, Turkey, Bulgaria and the Netherlands (Festival Mixtur, Atlas Festival, Computer Space International Computer Art Forum) by ensembles such as Ensemble Diagonal (Paris) and Atlas Ensemble (Amsterdam).
His music explores and aims to represent and reproduce the sounds and techniques that used in electronic music, with acoustic instruments through the use of extended instrument techniques and auxiliary objects. Recently, he focuses on sensor-based gestural compositions for solo instruments.