Bülent Evcil

Flute Artist


Bulent Evcil is an exceptional flutist who is devoted not only to his craft but also to the creation of programs featuring the traditional Turkish repertoire.

He started his flute education at the MSU State Conservatory in 1980 in Turkey and continued in the Brussels Royal Conservatory and Heidelberg-Mannheim School of Music. In 1992 he had an opportunity to be a student of Sir James Galway. He described Evcil as ‘one of the best flutists of his generation.’

Between 2000-2005 he worked as a flute group conductor in Istanbul State Opera and Ballet. Currently, he is a flute group chief at the Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra and a solo flutist at the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra. Evcil, also took part in many international orchestras such as Italian International Symphony Orchestra, Sao Paulo State Symphony Orchestra and Arturo Toscanini Philharmonic Orchestra under the conductor of Lorin Maazel as a solo flutist and 1st flutist.

Evcil is internationally-acclaimed for his expressive skills, had been invited as a guest artist, and gave many solo festivals worldwide. Some of the most prestigious festivals are the Italian International Flute Festival, Flautomania Teatro Alla Scala in Milano, Italy, Slovenian international flute Festival, Slovenia, French flute festival in Nice and Serbian int. Flute festival Belgrade, Serbia. Pristine flute festival, Kosovo, NFA flute conventions Head Liner concerts in San Diego and New York, America. He also conducted many masterclasses worldwide.

Evcil has significant contributions to expand the popularity of his instrument, Flute, and has the ambition to represent his music and his country, Turkey, at the international music arena. He is awarded by” Classical Music Magazine ANDANTE” The Best woodwind player of 2010 in TURKEY.

As a prodigious recording artist, and he has three main recordings. His first CD named “TANGO TIME” came out by KALAN MUSIC in Turkey, His second CD called “Middle Eastern Miniatures” and the third one was recorded in 2015 with a world-famous accompanist Phillip Moll and named as “The Flute Virtuoso.”