Canberk Ulaş is a professional duduk player and instructor.

He completed his bachelor degree in Istanbul Technical University Turkish Music State Conservatory in 2019. He studied the duduk with Suren Asaduryan and Özcan Gül. Ulaş joined Erkan Oğur’s and Derya Türkan’s workshops, who are two prominent representatives of Anatolian music.

It is possible to hear both Turkish (Anatolian) and Armenian folk and also Ottoman classical music modes and patterns in his playing style. Ulaş has contributed to various albums and music productions with his duduk throughout his career. He composed music for quartet (duduk, piano, double bass, drums) and founded the band “Canberk Ulaş Quartet” in 2015. He released his album titled “Telafi” with this band in 2017. 

Ulaş continues working on his music projects, giving concerts in different parts of the world, make duduk tutorials on Youtube and giving duduk online lessons to duduk lovers from all over the world. In addition to be a performer and instructor, he makes his own duduk bodies in his workshop.

He is currently studying for a master’s degree in World Music Performance at University of Agder in Norway.

Photo by Yunus Emre Akar

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