Eda Seviniş – Pianist

Eda Sevinis, was born in 2001 and began studying piano at the age of five. After getting accepted to Bilkent University Music and Ballet Primary School at the age of seven, she started working with Deren Eryılmaz and continued her piano education with Dr. Zarema Safarova until her graduation from Bilkent University. Currently, she continues her studies with Dr. Marc Silverman at Manhattan School of Music, where she was awarded a special scholarship for the Bachelor of Music program.

Currently, Eda Sevinis is pursuing her Bachelor of Music Degree in the studio of the piano department chair, Dr. Marc Silverman in Manhattan School of Music, where she was awarded with an exceptional scholarship.

Within this period, she participated in masterclasses given by renowned pianists such as Ilya Itin, Prof. Ersin Onay, Eduardus Halim, Mauricio Vallina, Edna Golandsky, Marcella Crudeli, Pierre Réach, Jura Margulis and Stanislav Ioudenitch . She performed both as a soloist and as a chamber musician in various festivals such as Chetham’s Summer School for Pianists, Bilkent Chamber Music Festival, 8th International Cappadocia Music Festival and Gümüşlük Piano Festival.

In October 2021, Seviniş became the first prize winner of her category in the International Robert Schumann Competition Düsseldorf. Previously, she was awarded a “Special Distinction Prize” in the 2nd Vienna International Music Competition, and was the finalist of the 1st International Piano Competition “Merci, Maestro!” in Brussels.

Seviniş has appeared in various music festivals and piano academies such as International Mendelssohn Academy Leipzig, Chetham’s International Summer Academy for Pianists, Golandsky Institute Summer Symposium at Princeton University, International Cappadocia Music Festival, Bilkent Chamber Music Festival, Antalya Piano Festival, and Gümüşlük Piano Festival. She has actively participated in esteemed pianists’ masterclasses such as Pavel Gililov, Stanislav Ioudenitch, Ilya Itin, Marcella Crudeli, Jean-Bernard Pommier and Edna Golandsky.

In 2019, she got selected as a scholar of the “Young Musicians on World Stages” system and is a family member since then.