AyseDeniz completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance at Eastman School of Music in Rochester NY and Master’s Degree at the Royal Academy of Music in London, studying with Douglas Humpherys and Christopher Elton.
As a classically trained pianist, her aim is to unite classical & rock music audiences in both formal music halls and in non-classical venues around the world. Her past performances include Moscow Musical Kremlin, California Wavelength, Sofia Piano Extravaganza, 38th and 41st Istanbul International Classical Music, Gouveia Art Rock, Milano Piano City and Tangier Jazz Festivals.
She appeared on BBC News, Classic FM, Prog Rock Magazine, International Piano Magazine, Andante Magazine, MusicOff, Vogue, attracting the attention of music lovers with her fresh, genre bending projects.
After three of her piano arrangements of Pink Floyd songs in the style of Franz Liszt went viral, AyseDeniz attracted the attention of the progressive rock listeners, and was featured on Pink Floyd’s Official Facebook Page. Upon the requests of fans, she completed the “Pink Floyd Classical Concept” Album, which she performed in USA, Argentina, Ecuador, Bulgaria, Italy, Portugal, Turkey and Germany.
In 2014, her show in Argentina won the Argentinian Association of Cable Television Music Award; in 2015 her new album Nirvana Project dedicated to Kurt Cobain was released and reached the UK Top 10 Classical Charts on iTunes; in 2016 she won the ‘Pianist of the Year Award’ in Turkey at Donizetti Classical Music Awards and in 2017 she made her debut at New York City’s iconic venue ‘Le Poisson Rouge’.