Ugurcan Öztekin was born in Istanbul in 1990. He studied composition and electroacoustic music with Mehmet Ali Uzunselvi and Onur Dülger at Kocaeli University State Conservatory. He attended masterclasses given by Mark Andre, Jerome Combier, Mahir Çetiz, Dmitri Kourliandski, Yannis Kyriakides, José Manuel López López, Elzbieta Sikora and Onur Türkmen. Before his composition studies, he also studied History of Art at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University (2008-2012).
His music has been performed in several concerts and festivals in Germany, France, Spain, Netherlands, Russia, Bulgaria, and Turkey (Donaueschinger Musiktage 2017:Next Generation Concert, Festival Mixtur, Barcelona Modern Festival, Atlas Festival, Computer Space International Computer Art Forum, Festival Turbulances Sonores) by ensembles such as Barcelona Modern Ensemble (Barcelona), Ensemble Airborne Extended (Vienna), Ensemble Diagonal (Paris), Atlas Ensemble (Amsterdam), Ensemble Sinfonietta für Neue Musik (Trossingen), Molot Ensemble (St. Petersburg) and Hezarfen Ensemble (Istanbul).
His compositions published by BabelScores.