Bengisu Gokce

Turkish born and raised, Bengisu is a multi-genre violinist and singer, known for combining in her music the Turkish roots with Eastern-European and Middle-Eastern traditions.

As a professionally renowned performer, Gokce’s versatile playing has led her to share the stage with several music icons including Mark O’Connor, Tigran Hamasyan, Aynur Dogan, Shreya Goshal, Toninho Horta, Shankar Mahadevan, Simon Shaheen, Amal Murkus, and Pablo Ziegler, to name a few.

She performs in various distinguished venues such as Lincoln Center (NY), Boston Symphony Hall, American Repertory Theatre, MFA Boston, Massachusetts State House, Roulette Intermedium (NY), Shapeshifter Lab (NY) and Monte Carlo Salle Garnier (Monaco).

A multi-award winner, Gokce is a classically trained violinist and a performance alumna of Mersin University State Conservatory in Turkey and ‘Hanns Eisler’ School of Music in Berlin, Germany. Most recently, Gokce graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.