Doğa Altınok was born in 2000 in Turkey. She started her music education at the age of 8 with Prof. Hakan Cuhadar, at the age of 9, she continued her violin education with Daniya Kaynova at the Cukurova University State Conservatory in Adana/ Turkey.
Since then, she has been awarded various prizes at competitions, such as: 2nd prize at the 4th National Violin Competition named Gulden Turali in November 2010, and “the best interpreter of the Turkish Composition” Prize. She has gotten first prize at the Berlin International Music Competition “Sforzando” in June 2011. First prizes at the Paris “We Play Together” International Music Competition in May 2012 both in the solo and chamber music categories.
She was awarded with “Young Musician of the Year” (Under 17) by Andante Music
Magazine within the “Donizetti Classical Music Awards” in 2012.
Doğa ALTINOK was invited to Moscow by the Vladimir Spivakov Foundation to perform at “Moscow Meets Friends Festival” in May 2013.
Doğa successfully passed the examinations of “Highly gifted Student” class at the
Universitat für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna in May 2014.
She was awarded with 1st prizes at the 11th International “Young Virtuosos” Competition Sofia in March 2015, and at the “Postacchini Competition” in Italy in May 2015. In April 2017 she was awarded the 1st prize at the National Young Talents competition that was organized by Sedat-Güzin Gürel Art and Science foundation and Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra (IDSO), and performed Mozart’s Violin Concerto 4 at the prize winners concert with IDSO.
In June 2018, she was awarded the 3rd prize at the “Odessa International Music
Competition” in Ukraine.
In July 2019, Doğa received the 2nd prize at the 3rd “Ilona Feher International Violin
Competition” in Budapest.
In March 2020, She won the 1st prize at the “13th International Grumiaux Violin
Competition” in Brussels.
Doğa has studied with a full scholarship at the “Amadeus International Nobel Talent Of Music School” between 2013 and 2018 in Vienna.
Doga is a member of the ÇEV foundation’s ‘Young talents’ project sponsored by QNB Finansbank, since June 2018.
Since September 2018, Doga Altınok is studying at the Universität für Musik und
darstellende Kunst Wien in the classes of Prof. Lotar Strauß and Prof. Dora Schwarzberg and since September 2021 she continues in the class of Prof. Anton Sorokow with the support of CEV Sanat.
Doga currently plays with a violin made in 1778 by Michelle Deconnet granted to her when she won the first prize in 2021 competition held by Universitat fur Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien.