Originally from Turkey, Aleyna began her music studies at the age of 8, at the Dokuz Eylul University State Conservatory in Izmir. She moved to Dublin in 2017 and is currently studying Music Performance at the Royal Irish Academy of Music under Michael D’arcy.
An experienced orchestral player, Aleyna has performed with numerous orchestras, including the Turkish-German Youth Symphony Orchestra in Bonn, the Greek-Turkish Youth Symphony Orchestra in Greece, and the International Symphony Orchestra in Bremen. She made her solo debut in Saint Yuhanna Cathedral Basilica in 2016 in her hometown of Izmir. She acted as leader of the Dokuz Eylul Academic Symphony Orchestra, Izmir Kent Orchestra and Kordon Rotaract Chamber Orchestras from 2015-2017.
Aleyna regularly participates in Master Classes with leading violinists including Ildiko Moog, Alberto Martini, Ayla Erduran and Cihat Askin.
Aleyna has been a member of the Royal Irish Academy of Music Symphonia Orchestra for the last 2 years, and has been teaching violin and piano to children and adults of all ages for many years, both privately and in music schools across Europe.