Zeynep Ayşe Hatipoğlu
Zeynep Ayşe Hatipoğlu is a cellist, composer and improviser based in Istanbul. She studied cello at the State Conservatory of Istanbul University, then graduated with a double major in Composition and Cello Performance at State Conservatory for Turkish Music in Istanbul Technical University (ITU TMDK). After finishing her master’s degree in Music Theory and Composition department, her practices focused mainly on improvisation practices, musical time analysis and perception, electroacoustic music, open forms and notations in composition and interdisciplinary collaborations. Currently, she is continuing her PhD studies at ITU Center for Advanced Studies in Music (MIAM) in the Performance Department (Cello) and a research assistant at ITU TMDK Department of Composition.