Ali Can Puskulcu

Ali Can Puskulcu

Ali Can Pusculku

Title: was passiert?
Commission: 2020
Completed: 2021
Instrumentation: clarinet, accordion, cello, and fixed media
Premiere Location: November 20, 2021 at Sodni stolp Maribor, Slovenia
Premiere Ensemble: Trio Tempestoso

Turkish-American composer and violinist Ali Can Puskulcu recently released his debut album Gibberish Shreds by New Focus Recordings. He also performed the Gibberish Shreds Vol. 1, from his album, at the MATA Festival in New York City. His chamber music piece Wired was premiered by Wild Up ensemble at Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Noon to Midnight series in Walt Disney Hall. He has also received the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award for his ensemble piece Broken, and as a chosen composer, he performed his solo violin piece Point G at Lincoln Center in New York City. Additional performances took place at Gaudeamus Muzikweek (Netherlands), Saint-Martin-Vésubie (France), Rutgers University, and the University of Southern California. Ali completed his Master of Music in music composition at the University of Southern California under the guidance of Andrew Norman and Donald Crockett.


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