Bassoonist Nicholas Akdag is a current member and artistic team contributor with the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra in Los Angeles. He has performed with various ensembles throughout Europe and North America, and regularly performs throughout southern California. Mr. Akdag studied at the State Conservatory of Music Berlin "Hanns Eisler" (Berlin, Germany) with Prof. Volker Tessmann. He previously received a Master of Music Degree from the Yale University School of Music with Frank Morelli. He has also attended Rice University's Shepherd School of Music and the Idyllwild Arts Academy. Mr. Akdag has served on the faculty at Ventura College since 2015.