Arın Aykut is a London based composer, pianist and orchestral conductor, who has composed/produced and performed music across a diverse range of media, from indie films to video games, animations to television series, and theater productions.
Aykut's musical journey began at the age of 8 with the support of his opera singer father. He completed his undergraduate studies in piano performance at the Ankara State Conservatory and the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. Later, he earned his master's degree in orchestral conducting from the Ankara State Conservatory and the Chopin University of Music. In addition, he completed his second master's degree in Composition for Film & TV at the University of West London and is continuing his career as a media composer, pianist, and conductor in London, United Kingdom.
Throughout his career, Aykut has performed as a solo pianist in prestigious venues such as the Würzburg Palace in Germany as part of the European Union project "Art Without Limits," and was also a finalist in "The World Pianist Invitational" piano competition held in the US. He has served as a member of the jury for the SCA Music Foundation Piano Competition, and has conducted notable orchestras/choirs including the National Polish Radio Symphonic Orchestra and Turkish State Polyphonic Choir.
In addition to his career as a performer, Aykut has been composing and producing music across a diverse range of media, from short-feature films to video games, animations to television series, and theater productions. Arın Aykut's recent works include the feature film Life After Man, a post-apocalyptic film produced by Title Film (Australia), set to be released in 2024. He has also been involved as a composer in the 2023 short film Log Diaries: Seekers of Water, Tenement, "Mis Gibi", Log Diaries 2: Desertion and the mobile video game "Trash Run" Additionally, he composed a string ensemble single titled Homeland and created original music and soundscapes for the theatrical play "House of Bernarda Alba" in the same year.