Alp Tuna Kurtoglu was born in Ankara (Turkey) on January 3, 1998. He began studying double bass in the 6th grade under the guidance of his first teacher, Burak Noyan. In 2016, he graduated from the Hacettepe State Conservatory in Ankara, where his first double bass teachers were Tayfun Tümer and later Hacer Özlü.
In the same year, he was accepted into the class of Prof. Dr. Petya Bagovska at the National Music Academy “Prof. Pancho Vladigerov”. He has gained extensive experience through masterclasses with renowned musicians such as Rinat Ibragimov, Piermario Morelli, Onur Özkaya, Franco Petracchi, Igor Eliseev, and Giuseppe Ettore.
Alp Tuna Kurtoglu has an active concert career as a member of various orchestras, including the Presidential Symphony Orchestra in Ankara, Classic FM, the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the National Music Academy “Prof. Pancho Vladigerov,” and the New Symphony Orchestra. Since November 2021, he has been the 1st bass of the Academic Symphony Orchestra at the National Music Academy “Prof. Pancho Vladigerov”.
Alp Tuna Kurtoglu was awarded the first prize at the international competition “Dobrin Petkov - Plovdiv” in 2016. Among his notable performances are solo concerts with the Academic Symphony Orchestra, including Dittersdorf in 2017, Vanhal in 2018, Hoffmeister in 2022, and Bottesini in 2023.
Alp Tuna Kurtoglu participates in masterclasses, productions, and concerts, and he is currently pursuing his master’s degree at the National Music Academy under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Petya Bagovska.