Sinan Ayyildiz was born in 1980 in Ankara. He began taking advanced bağlama techniques lessons from Erol Parlak in the years 2002-2006. After successfully completing his Chemical Engineering course at İTÜ (Technical University of Istanbul), he decided to enroll on a masters degree in İTÜ Turkish Music State Conservatory. Completing this degree with success with his dissertation on Polyphony Features in Southwest Anatolian Region Turkoman Music Culture. He was the founder of the Etni-ka and MESEL in 2006, 2014 respectively. He performed in numerous concerts, radio and television programs with these bands. He made an debut album Pangea with Etni-ka as music director, arranger and performer. He made a single Getme (Don't Go) with MESEL. Sinan Ayyıldız was invited to the Stereognosis project recordings in the USA, a project which involves specifically selected musicians from around the globe coming together. The Stereognosis Hybrid album was produced and released in 2011 in the USA. A solo album of the artist is undergoing and the new albums of the Stereognosis Project and MESEL are on theirs way. He is working with various bands and as solo as of present day. He is studying on Phd. Program at Center for Advanced Studies in Music (MIAM) at the Technical University of Istanbul (İTÜ) and instructing Istanbul Medipol University Fine Arts Faculty.

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Final Concert • Saturday, 09.26.2015