BEHZAT GERÇEKER & ENBE ORCHESTRA
Behzat Gerçeker graduated from Ankara State Conservatory, Department of Piano and Woodwind Instruments in 1987. He completed his post graduate at Istanbul State Conservatory. He worked with pop singers such us Leman Sam, Nilüfer and Kayahan in Turkey. Gerçeker, having worked on modern music in Paris, worked with Terry Canss in France and then he worked on Hungarian ethnic music for a while. Moreover, the artist who worked on light music orchestra and chieftaincy in France, also worked 9 years at Istanbul State Opera and Ballet. Gerçeker, known with many of his successful projects both in the country and abroad, met with the audience in June, 2006, with his album “Düşler (Dreams)” in World Ethnic Music style with 12 pieces. After their first pop music album “ENBE ORCHESTRA” has come onto the market in 2008, it became one of the best sellers; moreover, it has received Golden Record Award and Grand Prize for the digital sales, and it has also received Golden Butterfly Award. Thus, an orchestra album received such awards for the first time in Turkey.
Behzat Gerçeker also achieved success in sports besides music. Gerçeker, who started playing tennis in 1996, represented the National Team in US Veteran World Tennis Championship.
With the Enbe Orchestra he has founded, he appeared in the concerts both in the country and abroad with the world stars such as Barry WHITE, Richard CLAYDERMAN , Placido DOMINGO, Luciano PAVAROTTI, Monica MOLINA, Jose FELICIANO, Gloria GAYNOR, Patrizio BUOANNE, Stas Mihailov and Alessandro Safina. ENBE Orchestra made stage performances with many important stars of the country such as Ajda PEKKAN, Sezen AKSU and TARKAN. Moreover, Behzat Gerçeker, along with his orchestra, had the honor to be the first Turkish artist to perform in Moscow Grand Kremlin Palace.
He attended to the invitations from Italian (Giorgio Napolitano) and Kazakhstan (Nursultan Nazarbayev) Presidents and gave concerts in their honor.
Behzat Gerçeker and Enbe Orchestra, with all of their experience and wide repertory from Italian arias to Neapolitans, from French chansons to Argentina tangos, to folkloric Turkish and world music, from jazz to pop, attend important invitations and promise an unforgettable musical feast.