Before the breakthrough, he was awarded by Paul Brenninkmeyer as his best student ever. Peter Feuchtwanger predicted a big career for Deniz Türkmen, who presented a premiere of his own compositions in the hall of mirrors in Mülheim an der Ruhr. Bernhard Bücker louded Deniz Türkmen for his brilliance.
Deniz Türkmen now teaches his students and performs all over the world with concerts, projects and seminars. He is sponsored by bee smart city.