A member of younger generation of Turkish pianists, Burak Çebi received his music education in Germany, where he graduated from Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg with a soloist diploma. After being awarded the first prize in Orchestra ''Sion international Piano Competition'' in 2013, he gained widespread recognition and proved himself as one of the leading pianists of his generation in Turkey.
Born into a family if musicians, Mr. Çebi has been involved with classical Western music and piano from early age. He studied at the State Conservatory of Dokuz Eylül University before settling in Germany where he studied under Ingeborg Schmidt-Noll in Nürnberg. He attended the master classes of Abdel Rahman El-Bacha, Werner Bärtschi, Filippo Gamba, Bernd Glemser, Juar Margulis and Jean Francois Antonioli. His current collaboration with the Pianist and state artist Hüseyin Sermet with whom he met about three years ago holds a significant place in his career.
Mr. Çebi gave his first solo recital in Izmir in 2002 and performed his debut with Izmir State Symphony Orchestra in 2007. He performed at Freiburg Piano Academy and Heidelberg Spring Festival in 2010, Schaffhausen International Chamber Music Festival in 2008, Tegernsee ''Chance 2009'' Piano Festival and gave recitals in Berlin (Musikinstrumentenmuseum), München (Steinway-Haus), Ankara (Bilkent Concert Hall), Istanbul (Notre Dame de Sion), Bayreuth (Steingräber-Haus), Fürth (Stadttheater), Ingolstadt, Trier Bamberg and many other cities. He performed with Berliner Camerata in 2012 and played 9th Piano Concerto of W.A. Mozart, as well as the works of Turkish composers. In his recital at the world-renowned Reitstadel concert hall in Neumarkt-Oberpfalz on the occasion of the bicentennial of Schumann's birth in 2010, Çebi played a full Schumann program and gained critical acclaim.
Burak Çebi's highlights in the 2015-16 season include recitals and chamber music concerts in Europe and in Turkey, including Theatre-Saint Bonnet in Bourges, Ahmed Adnan Saygun Concert Hall in Izmir and MIAM in Istanbul. He will record his CD as a sequel to the Prize he won at the Orchestra`Sion International Piano Competition in Istanbul.
Mr. Çebi, who won prizes at international piano competition held in Steinway-Haus Munich in 2008 and Mozart Chamber Music Competition in Nürnberg, has also been awarded scholarschips from DAAD, Sparda Bank Nürnberg, Berlin Gotthard-Schierse Fund and Richard Wagner Assocciation.