Duygu Mühürdar
ESNS: 2024
Booking Agent, Ethnomusicologist, Music Programmer,
With degrees in Ethnomusicology and International Relations and over 7 years in the Music Industry, she's worked as a booker, programmer, promoter, live event producer, music writer, and singer. Beginning music with violin, she completed Bahçeşehir University’s Jazz Academy and studied jazz history in the Netherlands during her exchange year. For 3 years, she produced and hosted a radio show, writing for Jazz Magazine among others. Roles at Karnaval Media Group, Beşiktaş Kültür Merkezi, and Zorlu Performing Arts Center followed, where she worked as Booker/Programmer. Notable achievements include programmings of Digilogue Summit 2022, Sónar Istanbul and Sónar +D 2023, MIX Festival 2023, and bookings of various artists from IDLES, Röyksopp, Moderat, Ludovico Einaudi to Baxter Dury. Currently, she continues as an Ethnomusicologist and Booking Agent, representing a dynamic local and international roster including Tin Men and The Telephone, The Flabbies, Ercüment Orkut, Ferit Odman, Lara Di Lara, and RKDIA.