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| Cellist, experimental musician, sound designer, trainer and music literate from Istanbul.

| She started her cello, piano and music theory education at ATSO Anatolian Fine Arts High School and continued at YTU Art and Design Faculty, Sensory Arts Program, Musicology Department.

| Various new music, electronic/electroacoustic music took place both in the backstage and on the stages of independent music festivals. She worked with the independent record company Muzik Hayvani.

| Her first solo single "Bir Cag Esigi (The Threshold of an Era)" in October 2020; In the first quarter of 2022, her three-track EP "Run Down in the Ocean" was released on digital platforms.

| She prepared and presented the program "On Sustainability in Classical Music: Sub Rosa", which was brought to life together with Prof. Zafer Yenal, with the support of Tekfen Philharmonic at Açık Radyo.

| She performed solo or with various groups in important stages such as Babylon, İKSV, Zorlu PSM, Bozcaada Jazz Festival, Akbank Sanat, Koç University SGKM.

| In recent years, she has been trying to concentrate on her solo productions and concerts.

| She provides tutoring support to various institutions and non-institutional students in the fields of cello, piano and music theory.


Published Video, Album, Fixed Media


| Yaren Eren Budak |   "Run Down In the Ocean", 2022

| Duolar & Düetler |   "An Improvisation of the Elements, video series", live contemporary dance & music performance, Akbank Sanat, 2021

| Yaren Eren Budak |   "Bir Çağ Eşiği", İstanbul, 2020

Noisy Ground  noise compilation album, Yaren Eren Budak – BUT2, (Published with SANRI Zine #1) Turkey, 2019
| Bewitched as Dark |  “A Tribute to Hekate”, Guest Artist with electric cello (self released), Turkey, 2018
| Kam Ata |  video series: “Karavan Sessions”, Izmir, 2017
| Akkor |  video series: “Sound Picnic”, Istanbul Bilgi University, 2017 Kam Ata, album, (Label: AK Müzik & Müzik Hayvanı), Istanbul, 2016
| Peygamber Vitesi |  album: “Ulu”, (Label: Müzik Hayvanı), Istanbul, 2014
| Senin Hikâyen |  OST: Performing solo cello, Istanbul, 2013

Stage Performances and Organizations

| 7 Nisan 2022 | "Koç Üniversitesi Perşembe Klasiği", Solo Konser (Koç Üniversitesi, İstanbul)

| 20 Ağustos 2021 | "Bozcaada Caz Festivali", Bozcaada Ensemble, canlı performans (Bozcaada, Çanakkale)

| 29 Mart 2021 | "Türk Kütüphaneciler Derneği 57. Kütüphane Haftası Açılış Konseri", canlı performans (Goethe Enstitüsü, Ankara)

| 28 Aralık 2020 | "Bahar Gelecek" - Müzik Üreticileri İçin Dayanışma Gecesi (Çevrimiçi konser)

| 12 Mart 2020 | "Hacmen Vol.2 - Uyumama Gecesi", canlı performans (Karga, İstanbul)

| 23.11.2019 |  "Turbulence", live performance (Karga, Istanbul)

| 10.11.2019 |  "KONTAKT", live performance, closing event of the 16th Istanbul Biennial Public Program (MSGSÜ Painting and Sculpture Museum, Istanbul)

| 26.08.2019 |  "Akkor Quadradesic" live performance, Sinopale - International Sinop Biennial, Audio Night (Sinop Tarihi Pasa Bastion)

| 17.05.2019 |  Maçka Elektrikli Müzik Günleri IV, live performance: Zeynep Ayşe Hatipoğlu (cello), Fulya Uçanok (electronics), Yaren Eren Budak (electric cello, electronics) (İTÜ Maçka, Istanbul)
| 09.05.2019 |  High Voltage: An Evening of Electronic Music, “Akkor Quadradesic” performance (Babylon, Istanbul)

| 16.02.2019 |  ELZ and the CULT ‘Psychodrama’ Launch Concert, (Salon İKSV, Istanbul)
| 21.04.2018 |  Record Store Day, “Akkor” concert (Kontra Plak, Istanbul)
| 14.01.2018 |  Crimean Church Concert Series, “Akkor” concert (Crimean Church, Istanbul)
| 11-12.05.2017 |  Yeni Müzik Festivali – I (New Music Festival-I), John Cage: “Variations II” (Alper Maral: mandolin) ve “Fontana Mix” (with DAT, Duysal Aksiyon Topluluğu) live-performance of electric cello (Faculty of Art and Design, YTU, Istanbul)

| 06.05.2017 |  Avosync Label Night, "Akkor" concert (Arkaoda, Kadıköy)

| 26.04.2017 |  Maçka Elektrikli Müzik Günleri II, “Shin” live-electronic performans (İTÜ Maçka)
| 24.03.2017 |  Sound Ports Festival Istanbul 2017, “Kam Ata”, concert (KargArt, Istanbul)
| 25.02.2017 |  Fill the Void Fest, “Akkor” concert (Noxus, Ankara)
| 12.02.2017 |  w/w/p, “Akkor” concert (Bant Mag. Havuz / Bina, Istanbul)
| 06.04.2016 |  “(t)” Modern Dance and Music Ensemble (Zorlu PSM, Istanbul)
| 17-18.12.2015 |  Elektronik Müzik Festivali 2015, organization and presentation (Faculty of Art and Design, YTU, Istanbul)

| 17.12.2015 |  Elektronik Müzik Festivali 2015, solo electro cello performance on Alvin Lucier: “Indian Summer: for electronic cello” and John Cage: “Fontana Mix” (Faculty of Art and Design, YTU, Istanbul)

| 12.04.2015 |  Sesin Yolculuğu, Young Composers Festival 8, Stage Supervision (Süreyya Operası, Istanbul)
| 25.01.2015 |  Demonation Festivali No:5, “Peygamber Vitesi”, concert (Babylon, Istanbul)
| 05-07.11.2014 |  Bağımsız Festival 4, organization and coordination (KargArt, Istanbul)
| 06.04.2014 |  Sesin Yolculuğu, Young Composers Festival 7, Sibil Arsenyan: “Tale of a Million Siblings”, orchestral staff, cellist (Süreyya Operası, Istanbul)

| 18.04.2013 |  doğaçlafest, Alper Maral: “Çağdaş müzikte açık alanlar: Raslamsallıktan belirlenmemişliğe, mobil, açık ve terkedilmiş formlar” concert (Kolektifhane, Istanbul)

Educational Institutions


2019   Piano, Cello and Music Theory Instructor at Dore Music Academy

2018   Cello Instructor at Cihangir Sanat ZTS

2018-2019   Cello Master Training at Darüşşafaka Educational Institutions
2017-2019   RU Performing Arts Academy – Cello and Piano Teaching
2017-2019   Koç University Music Club – Cello and Piano Teaching
2017- 2018   Mustafa Aykın Primary School – Basic Music Teaching
2016-2019   Jokerstore Music Kadikoy – Cello and Piano Teaching
2016-2017   Pera Fine Arts Center – General Music Information, Solfege, Cello and Piano Teaching for Pre-school and Adult Groups

2012-2016   Kadikoy Music Academy – Cello and Piano Teaching
2012-2015   YTU – Sağlık Kültür ve Spor Daire Başkanlığı – Part-time assistant student

>> since 2009 Private lessons, mainly on cello and piano


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