Turkey I 15
Can Sarac began piano lessons at the age of 5 and won Istanbul University State Conservatory exams that same year, where he went on to study with Fulya Tezer and Melina Kuyumcu. In June 2021, he has been in Michael Schäfer’s studio at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Munich Pre-College program, and he is a scholarship holder of the Liechtenstein International Music Academy. He has won prizes in solo, duo, and accompaniment competitions around the globe and has performed in renowned venues such as Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall, Liederhalle Stuttgart, The State Hermitage Museum St.Petersburg, and “GES-2” (Moscow). Can is a tutoring member of Care-to-Share, a charity initiative to support underprivileged children in their music education. A student at Ugur High School, he enjoys reading and watching sci-fi and fantasy, and is a huge fan of the Fenerbahçe SK sports club.