Merve is a professional clarinetist based in Istanbul. After beginning her first clarinet education in Trakya University State Conservatory with Oktay Bagirov, she continued her education in Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University State Conservatory with Feza Çetin and graduated in 2013 with a masters degree.
In 2000, she won the first prize in The young musician of the year competition organised by Mimar Sinan Rotary Club ,also the first prize in IV Silven International Music Festival chamber music competition in 2011. She played in symphony orchestras such as ; Bursa Region State Symphony Orchestra , Cemal Resit Rey Symphony Orchestra , Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra and Cukurova State Symphony Orchestra. Merve has been an active member of the Ametist Clarinet Quintet, Istanbul Clarinet Choir and Istanbul Contemporary Music Community.
In 2014, she performed a solo concert named "Sultans of the Music " with world famous clarinet artist Sabine Grofmeier with Toisad Symphony Orchestra.