Ahmet Erdoğdular is on of the most important musicians of the new generation in Turkish classical music. Studying the Ottoman repertoire and following its style, Ahmet restored from history such vocal classical compositions as kar, beste, naat, and durak to present. Analyzing the techniques of old masters of Ottoman music, he learned and preserved many of the classical vocal improvisational forms including gazel and kaside.
Ahmet recorded music and performed in concerts as a lead singer while still a teenager. Starting at an early age with his father, neyzen Ömer Erdoğdular, he continued his musical development with the guidance of the renowned musician Niyazi Sayın. Ahmet graduated from the Istanbul Technical University State Conservatory where he completed his master’s degree in Turkish classical music. He performs in concerts and festivals and teaches seminars around the world. Ahmet Erdoğdular also plays tambur, ud and percussion and is based in New York and Istanbul.