At the age of five Kenan was enrolled at The School for Music, in Istanbul. He was accepted, at the age of five with not only the highest grades for his age, but also specialising in Piano. Having completed six years of education in piano, he started flute classes with Erkan Alpay. In additon he took guitar classes with Erdem Sökmen, also a specialist in his area of music in the school. During this time he also studied drama and rhytmic instruments, while singing solo in the children’s choir.
Later he successfully graduated from Kültür Kolej and completed a “Communications” certificate program in Hesser College, New Hampshire, USA. He began an undergraduate course in Los Angeles Musicians Institute, to help him expand upon his music. During this time he developed his musical sounds though introducing Turkish influences along with showbiz beats. After a while he decided to return to Turkey with a new mixture of musical influences and continued his studies at Bilgi University in The Music Department.
Kenan Doğulu, although a famous, popular and appreciated artist in Turkey, thinks what he has achieved in his musical career is still not sufficient. He continues to work consistently and to set his targets as high as possible, by selecting suitable and significant projects. In accomplishing these projects worldwide as well as in his home country he aims to become a world artist.