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Işın Metin started his music education at an early age in Istanbul and was admitted to Bilkent University Faculty of Music and Performing Arts in 1987. He studied with professors Hatipo lu, Szalinski and Hoinic, and worked with eminent composer Arif Melikov. In 2003 Işın Metin was appointed Artistic Director of the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra. He redesigned the programming to include DVD and CD recordings of large-scale orchestral works as well as masterpieces by Turkish composers with internationally renowned artists. These have been released by international labels. Metin has guest conducted prominent orchestras in Austria, Azerbaijan, Chile, Germany, Greece, Montenegro, Russia, Spain and Ukraine. He co-founded the Greek-Turkish Youth Orchestra, and conducted its 2009 and 2010 tours. His many awards include the SCAMF Silver Medal and the H.Atat award. For his many achievements and contributions to the arts with the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra, he was named UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador by UNICEF - Turkey. Metin is Dean of the Faculty of Music and Performing Arts at Bilkent University, and Artistic Director and Conductor of the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra.

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