Ada Toydemir, age 17, is currently a junior at West High School. He has studied piano with Sue Parsons for the past 10 years, before that he studied with Merla Little for 2 years. He has competed in the Salt Lake Piano Competition, Summer Arts Piano Competition, and Utah Valley University Piano Competition, and also enjoyed performing with the Salt Lake Orchestra.
Besides piano, Ada is also a producer and enjoys beat-boxing. Music is not just an escape for him, but he has found it to be an effective way of expressing himself.
When he is not spending time creating and performing music, Ada is either taking photographs, competing in debate tournaments, or playing Ultimate Frisbee.