Sezen Gumustekin is a lutanist and singer. She was born in 1979, Kütahya, Turkey. By the time she was 11, she taught herself to play the Turkish Lute and that’s how her music life has started. Turkey is the hometown of Turkish Classical Art Music, that’s why she preferred to study lute by having private lessons. She got accepted as a student by the great Turkish lute master Yusuf Koçak who was the student of another great lute master Cinuçen Tanrıkorur.