Yusuf Celik was born in 1991. He started his music education in the class of Ayşe Pelin
Coşkun at Mersin University State Conservatory, and completed his education in the class of
Alexander Baillie at HFK Bremen, Germany, as part of the "Young Musicians on World
Stages" system, created and mentored by Güher and Süher Pekinel. He received his
Master's degree in Oliver Wille's Chamber Music class at Hannover HFM with the "Saygun
Quartet". He worked with the Jerusalem Quartet and Casals Quartet in Chamber Music
festivals in the Netherlands and Germany and gave concerts. He was deemed worthy of
awards such as first place, second place, third place and the "Ahmed Adnan Saygun Special
Award" in many national and international competitions, as well as the TEV Outstanding
Achievement Art Scholarship. He studied with master cellists such as Natalia Gutman, Tobias
Kühne, Claus Kangiesser Walfgang Boetcher.
He took part in concerts as a soloist with many orchestras in Turkey and Germany. Çelik still
continues his musical life as the Presidential Symphony Orchestra artist and the "Ankara
Chamber Orchestra founding artist".