Levent Altuntas Frankfurt am Main Levent Altuntas (b. 1994) grew up near Frankfurt, Germany. He started playing the violin at the age of six and started composing his first pieces shortly thereafter. For almost seven years he was a composition student of Professor Claus Kühnl at the renowned Hoch Conservatory. After graduating from high school he continued his studies at the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts under the tutelage of Professor Ernst August Klötzke.