March 6 – Applications of Speech in Spectral Music
Composition seminar at Bilkent University on the various implementations of speech in spectral music.
November 22 – Structural and Harmonic Analysis of Agata Zubel's 'Cascando'
Composition seminar on Agata Zubel's 'Cascando' at Bilkent University.
October 23 – Oerknal Residency Concert
‘A Night of Music in the Uncanny Valley, Part II’ for ensemble & electronics premiered by Oerknal at Bilkent Concert Hall, Ankara.
May 17 – Seminar at Bilkent University
Seminar talk ‘Artun Çekem on his music’ at Bilkent Composers Colloquium.
April 25 – Mixtur Festival
‘Consolation’ for solo clarinet premiered by Renaud Guy-Rousseau of Ensemble TM+ at Mixtur Festival, Barcelona.
April 22 – Lecture at Ege University
Lecture titled ‘A Look At Western Music History from Classical to Contemporary Era’ for the Philosophy of Art class at Ege University Department of Philosophy.
March 10 – Hezarfen Ensemble Concert
‘A Night of Music in the Uncanny Valley, Part III’ for ensemble premiered by Hezarfen Ensemble at Bilkent Concert Hall, Ankara.
February 13-22 – impuls . 11th International Ensemble and Composers Academy for Contemporary Music
Participating in impuls . Academy in Graz with composers Beat Furrer, Pierluigi Billone and Isabel Mundry.
February 9 – The Turkey Project 2019
The world premiere of ‘Leaked Tape from the Sacred Mysteries’ for piano trio by Musica QuLacoza in Nagoya, Japan.
January 12 – Flick of an Ear, Blink of an Eye – Electro-Acoustic Music Concert
‘A Quaint Contraption’ for electronics exhibited at the electro-acoustic music concert Flick of an Ear, Blink of an Eye at Saygun Hall, Ankara.
October 5 – Composers Colloquium
A talk on ‘A Night of Music in the Uncanny Valley’, its music, concept, and spectral techniques.
August 29 – Klasik Keyifler - Composers’ Cauldron
Turkish premiere of ‘Leaked Tape from the Sacred Mysteries’ for piano trio by Ensemble X (Ellen Jewett, Elizabeth Simkin, Xak Bjerken) in Cappadocia, Turkey.
May 30 – Electro-Acoustic Music Concert
Performance of my piece ‘for solo electric guitar’ for electric guitar and Max/MSP by me, at Saygun Hall, Ankara.
May 18 – Seminar at Bilkent University
Seminar titled 'Identifying and Re-utilizing Sentiments in Contemporary Music' at Bilkent University.
March 1 – Hezarfen Ensemble Concert
Premiere of ‘Lesser Beings’ for string quartet at Bilkent Concert Hall, Ankara.
January 6 – Bilkent Young Composers Concert
Premiere of ‘Silence Told Me Secretly’ for guitar quartet at Saygun Hall, Ankara.
February 17 – Bilgi New Music Festival
Premiere of ‘I Won’t Become A Painter Then’ (for violoncello, double bass and percussion) by Eric-Maria Couturier, Nicolas Crosse and Victor Hanna at Mixer Gallery, İstanbul.