Beste's Bio

Beste Sevindik studied violin at Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory with Ceylan Kabakci and completed her Master’s degree with Sonja van Beek at Prince Claus Conservatoire as laureate of the Klaas Dijkstra Stipendium which she obtained at the Peter the Great Festival 2013. As chamber musician she has performed several times in Germany, the Netherlands and Turkey. In addition to her work on the stage, Beste works in projects which explore the role of musicians in society, such as Meaningful Music in Healthcare, in which music is made for surgical patients and their care staff at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG).