Eda Er, a native of Istanbul is a composer, sound artist and singer 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/performing 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, Ensemble Multilarérale, Kugoni Trio, Hermes Ensemble, Hezarfen Ensemble, Atlas Ensemble, Vertixe Sonora, Ensemble Suono Giallo, Nordic Trombone Quartet, Eco Ensemble, Nicolas Isherwood, 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, her music duo Esse with Simon Sieger, and solo with electronics and vocals.She is currently pursuing a PhD 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 (Diploma), Chemistry (BSc), from Istanbul Bilgi University and Marmara University.