There she studied Jazz Composition and formed the quintet Just About Jazz which performs her own original compositions. The Quintet's album Just About Jazz, Live has released at 2005 by DMC Jazz, Turkey. She graduated with a special degree in two years, with honors, from Berklee College of Music's Jazz Composition Department. During her career, she has received many awards for her musicianship such as the Bülent Tarcan Performance Award, Charles Mingus Award and Scholarship, and the British Council Visiting Arts, Creative Collaboration in Music Award, for her unique compositional style. As a guest composer, she was commissioned to write a piece for the Dartford Symphony Orchestra, which was world premiered by the same Orchestra, at June 7th, 2003, in England. Since the fall of 1998, Selen Gülün has been the music department faculty member of Istanbul Bilgi University.
She finished her MA in Composition at Istanbul Technical University, MIAM program, studying with Pieter Snapper, Mark Wingate and Kamran Ince. Selen Gülün works actively as a composer and a performer in different styles of Contemporary Music. She regularly performs her music in Clubs and Festivals inside and outside of Turkey. Released Albums: Selen Gülün, Just About Jazz live, rec jazz, 2005 Selen Gülün Trio, Sürprizler, rec jazz, 2006 Selen Gülün by Selen Gülün, re:konstruKt, 2009 Selen Gülün, Answers, Pozitif, 2010. www.selengulun.com Read more on Last.fm.
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