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Devlet Opera ve Bale

1969, Born in Ankara.
1987, Entrance to Bilkent University Music and Stage Arts Faculty. Studied piano with Nuran Taşpınar; theory, solfège and composition with İstemihan Taviloğlu, Sami Hatipoğlu and Bujor Hoinic and finally orchestra conducting with Bujor Hoinic completed his post graduate degree successfully.

Conservatoire National de Musique de Perpignan, France;
* composition electro-acoustic with Denis Dufour,
* orchestra conducting with Daniel Tosi, * percussions with Andre Mallau

Premier Prix for orchestra conducting category.

* Conducted numerous concerts including festivals in France and joined summer schools.
* Worked as academic staff at Bilkent University Music and Stage Arts Faculty.
* Conducted Bilkent Youth Symphony Orchestra.
* Worked as lecturer on theory, solfège, dictation and orchestra conducting.
* Academic coordinator and administrative director, Bilkent Symphony Orchestra.
* Some of the orchestras performed under his baton;
- Başkent Chamber Orchestra
- Mersin State Opera and Ballet
- Bilkent Youth Symphony Orchestra
- Çukurova State Symphony Orchestra
- Eskişehir Municipal Symphony Orchestra
- Bursa Regional State Symphony Orchestra
- Antalya State Symphony Orchestra
- İstanbul State Symphony Orchestra

Hakan Kalkan as one of the orchestra conductors representing Turkish nurture, has been continuing his works of orchestra conduct at Antalya State Opera and Ballet.