Scarlatti Guitar Duo, who are the first professional Turkish Duo
were formed in April 1997. Kübra KAVAK was born in 1976 in Istanbul, studied
guitar at Marmara University, graduating with a first-class degree. After
graduating she met Muzaffer ÇORLU and studied for 1 year with him and then they
decided to form the guitar duo. Since then they have been studying with Albeniz
Guitar Duo. Muzaffer ÇORLU was born in Munich in 1969. He studied guitar with
Humberto Quesquen in Krefeld Musik Schule, with Michael Koch in Lienz. He joined
many master classes in Europe. In the meantime, he graduated from the Psychology
Department of Istanbul University in 1990. Muzaffer ÇORLU teaches classical
guitar and history of music at the Yildiz Technical University (Istanbul), and
also Beylerbeyi Music School together with Kübra KAVAK. Muzaffer ÇORLU who is
the founder of the Scarlatti Guitar Duo is also the founder of the first guitar
orchestra in Turkey. Sonata K 466 being the favorite piece of each player
prompted the name of Scarlatti Guitar Duo.
"...No instrument sounds
beautifully like a guitar, except two guitars..."