Orçun Mumcuoglu was born in Ankara (Turkey) and studied double bass at the Ankara State Conservatory, and from 2002 at the Munich University of Music and Theatre. In 2003-2005 he was a member of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestral Academy.
In 2005, after winning several prizes at international competitions, Orçun Mumcuoglu became a member of the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. He is active as a chamber musician and soloist. In 2012 he was promoted to deputy solo double bass of the Bamberg Symphony.