Luthier Ekrem Uğurlu, holding one of his kemence instruments, a traditional Turkish instrument that sounds like a violin.  Photo courtesy of Tangül Hacısalihoğlu Uğurlu.

Luthier Ekrem Uğurlu of Istanbul’s Seren Violin

Turkish luthier Ekrem Uğurlu plies his busy instrument-making and instrument repair trade in his 9 year old instrument-making and repair shop studio, Seren Violin, in the neighborhood of Çengelköy, Istanbul, on the Uskudar (Asian) shore … Read more…