Turkish violist Kardelen Buruk started playing the violin at the age of 8 and she switched to the viola when she was 12. She participated in AIMS Festival and she worked with Prof. Ulrich Knörzer (viola) and Johannes Geffer (chamber orchestra). She performed in concerts of solo viola and chamber orchestra within AIMS Festival. In 2013 Summer She participated a masterclass in Idyllwild Academy in US with full scholarship. She worked on solo and also chamber music with Gina Coletti. At the same time she played at chamber music orchestra of Idyllwild Academy which was conducted by Larry Livingston.
In 2014, she graduated from her conservatory (MSFAU) with 9.64 grade points in Istanbul. She entered the entrance exam of Royal Conservatory of the Hague in April 2014 and she was chosen for first year classical viola in Bachelor. In 2014 Summer she attented to Apeldoorn International Music Masterclass and she had lessons with Nobuko Imai and also with Asdis Valdimorsdottir.
As well as performing, she is very much interested in Education and developing inclusivity with the poor communities. She has been selected for Global Leaders Program as one of the Cohort members 2019. They will be traveling to South Chile in January 2019 to increase the impact of music for the poor communities. They will be giving concerts, teaching and coaching for the chamber music groups. She organized an educational music project for the autistic kids collabared with HSV International Primary school/The Lighthouse Department with the students from the Royal Conservatoire of the Hague.
Solo Viola and Piano Works
Chamber Music Works
Cadenza for solo viola (Penderecki)
Röntgen - Viola Sonata In C Minor
Ries, Ferdinand: Flute Quartet in C major, Op. 145, No. 1
Beatles arrangement for two violas 'if I fell in love with you'
Viola Duo in F Dur (Rolla, Alessandra)
'Corp' for two violas, (Boelo de Smit)
Violin Duos ( Bartok, Bela)
Viola Duos (Stamitz, Carl Philipp)
Romanian Dances for two violas (Fieararu, Nelu)