Zeynep Toraman

Zeynep Toraman is a composer and scholar from Istanbul, Turkey. In 2015, she completed her Bachelors’ degree in music and computer science at Columbia University, New York City, NY, where she studied composition with G. F. Haas and George Lewis. Later, she continued her studies under the direction of Philippe Leroux in Montreal, Canada. In September 2017, she joined the doctoral program in composition at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, where she studies with Chaya Czernowin and Hans Tutschku. Her practice-based research explores the ways in which texts can interact with each other within the larger framework of musical compositions, thinking of library as an archive, and enfolding autobiography, poetry, fiction and history within themselves.

Last updated: May 14, 2023

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