Utar started his musical education at age of 10 as a classical percussionist at Hacettepe University. He got his classical percussion degree with runner up award in 2008 and then attended Berklee. He graduated from Berklee in 2012 with Artist Diploma-summa cum laude and full scholarship award. In 2015 he got his Masters degree from New England Conservatory with Academic Honors. He teaches piano, percussions, composition, arranging and songwriting.
Utar has experience teaching, mentoring and hosting workshops at different international conservatories & music schools in countries such as United States, Turkey, Italy, Finland, France and Switzerland. He teaches percussion since 2006, is a staff accompanist pianist at Berklee since 2011, and a mentor teacher at Berklee City Music since 2011.