Eda Er, a native of Istanbul is a composer, sound artist, singer and performance artist currently based in Berkeley, California. She primarily explores the potential of physicality and narrativity in her music. She enjoys collaborating with dancers, actors, visual artists and improvising with electronics and vocals.
She has had the pleasure to work as a composer with notable groups, musicians, organizations, and ensembles, including Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, Kugoni Trio, Hermes Ensemble, Hezarfen Ensemble, Atlas Ensemble, Vertixe Sonora, Ensemble Suono Giallo, Nordic Trombone Quartet, Christine Cornwell, Tom Collier, IKSV International Theater Festival, Gaudeamus Festival, Festival Mixtur, Ikincikat, Mamut Art Project, Clout Theater, A corner in the world and Berika Collective. She is the co-founder and artistic director of the klank.ist, and besides composing and producing, she performs actively with Klank.ist Ensemble and with her music-dance duo, The Prufrock with Ufuk Senel, her music duo Esse with Simon Sieger, and solo with electronics and voice. Currently, she has two released albums where she composed and performed that can be found on streaming platforms. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D in Music Composition at the University of California, Berkeley and CNMAT, and holds an MA in Music Composition from Istanbul Technical University, and degrees in Music (BA), Performing Arts (Acting) (Diploma), Chemistry (BSc), from Istanbul Bilgi University and Marmara University.
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