Soner ÖZER He started music works with his father (music teacher
He started music works with his father (music teacher)
Erdem ÖZER. He graduated from Ankara State
Conservatory Department of Percussion Instruments by
working with Muzaffer ERBERİK and Haşim
YEDİCAN. He worked with Prof. Sylvio GUALDAwho had assumed the title of the best percussionist of
Europe- by passing the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra
exam and attended the tours of the orchestra.
ÖZER, who received the appreciation of GUALDA
with the words 'extraordinary talent', was accepted to his
class in Paris Versaille Conservatory.
He worked with Yves Bruestaux, William Blanc, Lois
Conte and John Mayer on classic, jazz and modern percussion in Switzerland and USA.
ÖZER, who emphasizes the Turkish rhythms and tunes, composed and performed rhythm
compositions for groups such as AFTUD, H.U. FOLK DANCES GROUP, SULTANS OF
THE DANCE by especially focusing on dance music. He composed for the MODERN
DANCE GROUP 'SEL', 'EDİM', 'ANAFOR' and ONLAR KİMDİ BİLİYOR MUSUN ?'
which were presented in the STATE OPERA AND BALLET.
Soner Özer, who attended with ÖZER PERCUSSION PROJECT, MTD and DURUL
GENCE SIX groups the Houston Festival in 1995 where Turkey was guest of honor, gave big
He attended the World premier and CD records of the pieces of Fazıl SAY and Hüseyin
SERMET. He performed in many countries in the world. He gave many concerts, namely in
the Presidential Symphony Orchestra (CSO).
As ÖZER PERCUSSİON DUO, he achieved the first vocalization in Turkey of BELA
BARTOK 'SONATA FOR TWO PIANOS - TWO PERCUSSIONS', which is one of the most
important classical music pieces, with Ufuk-Bahar Fourth Piano Duet and CSO.
His Turkish Pieces that he arranged for percussion and strings, were performed for the
first time in Pakistan and then in 2005 MAYFEST in New York by 'TURQUARTET
and OZER PERCUSSİON DUO'. Also the artist was invited to the New York University
(NYU) by Jonathan Hass, who is the Head of the Percussion Instruments Department in NYU
and gave a promotional concert as PERCUSSİON DUO consisting of a Turkish rhythms
He worked with artists such as ZUHAL OLCAY, NÜKHET DURU, OZAN DOĞULU,
SERKAN ÇAĞRI, GÖKSEL BAKTAGİR, MERCAN DEDE. He works in Ankara State
Opera and Ballet Orchestra.
The Artist, who carries out workshops on body percussion and concentration has a method,
which consists of his own education system. He trains for many institutions and organizations
about this concept topic.