Irem has been studying music all her life. She began playing piano at the age of six and in 1993 she was accepted for a scholarship to attend Bilkent University Conservatory Department of Music, specialising in Violin.
In 2003 she completed her study at Bilkent University Conservatory Department of Music with a Distinction and from here she progressed to continue her study in violin at Anatolia University State Conservatory, Department of Music.
In 2009 she also went on to study a Bachelor of Theatre degree at Near East University in Cyprus from which she also graduated with Distinction.
During her time at Bilkent University Conservatory and Anatolia University State Conservatory she played a multitude of concerts with Bilkent University Prep-school Orchestra, Anatolia University Youth Symphony Orchestra and Anatolia Symphony Orchestra including concerts in Koln, Germany and a tour of concert halls across Turkey. She has also performed in numerous theatre plays in Turkey, Cyprus and the UK.
She moved to London in 2013 and started her own private tuition business. During this time she worked as a freelance performer and tutor, teaching private violin and piano lessons as well as classes and workshops across London, in music and drama. She has also performed with Collaborative Orchestra (London) and is currently performing with contemporary alternative-rock group, Springh.