Get to Know
Residency Dates
  • Oct 1st 2014 to Oct 20th 2014
Region
Kyrgyzstan
Membership
OneBeat 2014

Askat Jetigen Uulu is a Bishkek-based Komuz player and
composer. At only 20, he has established himself as a prodigious performer and
prolific organizer. He currently serves as musical director for Ordo Sakhna, a
theatre dedicated to supporting traditional Kyrgyzstani folk music. He is also
an teacher at Ustatshakirt Plus, a school and concert center presenting
eclectic ensembles from around the world. Last year, a concert of his original
compositions premiered in Bishkek in partnership with Kyrgyzstan’s Aga Khan
Trust for Culture.