Baris Kerem Bahar graduated from D.E.Ü State Conservatory with highest marks in 2007. He completed viola performing master programme with ”Excellent grades” in Istanbul University State Conservatory in 2012. He was invited by the G. Puccini Conservatory in Italy in 2013, where he did masterclasses in viola and chamber music. He completed his DMA degree studies with Çiğdem Epikmen, also on the baroque period, with Luca Morassutti in Brescia Luca Marenzio Conservatory, Italy. He goes on his artistic activities.
He has published 3 books. “Viola Book” in January 2018, “Lillian Fuchs, The Portrait of a Violist” in November 2018 and “A Long Story About Love” published in 2020.
He is working as an Associate Professor at Ankara Music and Fine Arts University. He is a member of European String Teachers Association and International Viola Society and also President of Turkish Viola Society.