About Kemal Gorey

- Born in Istanbul in 1989
- Started musical training with piano lessons at the age of six, and continued piano until my university years.
- Performed in polyphonic choirs at primary school
- Decided to go to a fine arts high school at the age of fourteen, with the dedication to be a professional musician since my childhood years. Studied on cello in fine arts high school. Also, continued piano training, performed in the school polyphonic choir, and school orchestra, also conducted many seminars for younger music students
- In 2013, completed my undergraduate at Kocaeli University Fine Arts Faculty Music Department. Performed in numerous concerts as a pianist and soloist during university education. Also studied on vocal training
- Between 2014-2019, worked as an arranger, session musician, and ghostwriter, right after graduation. Composed and arranged different tracks for films and commercials during these five years
- In 2020, named as the Grand-Prize Winner of the AAF Song Contest 2020 for Musicians with Disabilities
- In 2021, invited to the contest jury of the AAF 2021 Song Contest for Musicians with Disabilities.
- In 2021, has been started to conduct a workshop series in AAF for professional composers with disabilities, which focuses on library music composition.
- In 2022, worked as project-lead and composer of the first library music album released by MPATH Tracks and AAF.
- In 2022, worked as composer assistant, and additional music writer with Stephen Letnes in the documentary project called "Surpassing Sight".

Recognition and Awards

| Song Contest for Musicians with Disabilities
Grand Prize Winner

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