Tarik Kaan Alkan was born in Istanbul on April 30th, 2006.
In 2014, he was qualified and joined MSGSÜ (State Conservatory of Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University).
In 2015, he had a master class with the Belgian pianist Philippe RASKIN and the Italian pianist Vincenzo BALZANI.
In the year 2016 he won the first prize of International Pera Piano Competition and in the same year he also won the Grand Prize in II International Young Talents Piano Competition.
And also in June of 2016 he won the first prize in the International Piano Competition “Piano Talents” which was held in Milan, Italy.
In 2017 he won the first prize of the Competiton by Yamaha Music Fundation of Europe Branch Turkey after that Tarik Kaan was qualified in Professor Markus Becker Master Class in the Mozarteum university in Salzburg Austria then due to his success in the class he Performed in Stifung Mozarteum.
Tarik Kaan passed the selection of the Competition by Is Bank 2017-2018 Shining Stars successfully; and then he was selected as the shining star at the age of 11 and he performed at the National Reinsurance Concert Hall and in the end of the Shining Stars competition he was the only pianist who was nominated for the Prize and he won the Prize of Promising Young Artist.
In 2018 he won first prize in Memorijal Jurica Murai-Murai Grand Prix Competition in his category in Varazdin,Croatia.
Tarık Kaan selected as first between ages 8-13 in all instruments by the Cevsanat juries on June 2018 and he performed at Zorlu Performing Arts Center in Cevsanat “Young Talents 10 th Year Concert” in 7 January 2019.
In 2019 thank to winning first prize in Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition he performed at Carnegie Hall in the award ceremony.
In the same year he won the first prize and a special award (USA Hotchkiss School Education Scholarship) which is given only to 2 pianists in whole the categories in Maria Herrero International Piano Competition, in Granada, Spain.
In 22 nd December 2019, he played Mendelssohn Op.25 No.1 Piano Concerto complete with Bosphorus Philharmonic Orchestra at Lutfi Kirdar Congress and Exhibition Center.
Also he performed a solo recital at “Yapi Kredi Bomontiada” in 18 February 2020.
Again in February 2020, he published his first album “From Heart to Notes” consist with his own compositions.
In September 2020 , he published his second composition album, named “Life Journey”