Beste Sevindik

Beste Sevindik studied violin at the Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatoire with Ceylan Kabakci. She continued her studies with Sonja van Beek at the Prince Claus Conservatoire with the financial aid of the Klaas Dijkstra Scholarship as part of the Peter de Grote Festival 2013.
She took masterclasses with Emmy Verhey, Joshua Epstein, Rachel Podger and the Lutoslawski Quartet and took part in the Peter de Grote Festival, Festival Junger Künstler Bayreuth and the Schleswig-Holstein Orchestra Academy.

As chamber musician Beste performed in The Netherlands, Germany, Turkey and many more. Since 2016 she is part of the Koki Nakano Trio together with Koki Nakano and René van Munster.

Besides her work on the regular concert stages, Beste is also taking part in a number of projects which examine the role of music in modern society. For example, she worked on a project with music and dementia and currently she is in volved in Meaningful Music in Healthcare, in which music is made and performed for surgical patients and their medical nurses in the Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen.