The primary goals of the competition are; to strengthen the artistic ties of students, to create a platform for national-international music schools and teachers to meet and an environment for sharing, to discover new talents in piano performance and to promote classical piano music as it is one of the essential components for the cultural education of the rising generation, and even to encourage talented pianists who are at the beginning of their careers. By participating in the competition, children will have the opportunity to take the stage, to challenge themselves and gain experience at a platform outside their own environment, which in return will reward their enthusiasm and passion of the amateur spirit.
Ahmet Levent Atlıer, Piano
Hisar School Head of Music Department
Born in İstanbul, Turkey, in 1971 Levent Atlıer, began taking piano lessons from the piano teacher Associate Prof. Sibel Kurtbey, at the Istanbul State Conservatory. Alongside his piano lessons he took harmony lessons from Önder Bali. He was accepted to Marmara University Music Department in 1990. His art major being piano, Levent Atlıer contiuned his piano studies at the university with Prof. Dilek Yonat Batıbay. Simultaneously he also took piano lessons from Ali Darman.
Levent Atlıer started teaching music at Hisar School in 2002, and has been the Department Head of the music department since 2003. Playing flute and jazz harmony with Nail Yavuzoğlu, Levent Atlıer has introduced the concept of specializing in different music branches at Hisar School and he has formed the school orchestra. His work has played an important role in the national and international success the school has received in the area of music.
Levent Atlıer, a professional musician has performed with artists and groups such as Fikret Kızılok, Bora Öztoprak, AF group. He is also the founder of the group CornFlakes.