Erich Türk is associate professor at the Gheorghe Dima Music Academy in Cluj-Napoca, where he teaches organ, harpsichord, organology and chamber music. Between 1995 and 1999 he was organist and choir conductor of the Evangelical Church in Mediaș. As soloist and as a member of the Baroque Ensemble “Transylvania”, the Balkan Baroque Band and other chamber music ensembles he performed in Romania as well as most of the European countries, Israel and the USA. He made radio, TV and CD recordings, and with the Baroque Ensemble “Transylvania” he produced a documentary DVD on Transylvanian music. He is actively involved in early music revival and period instrument research, and is frequently a guest artist at Romanian early music festivals. He founded the TransylvANTIQs – label dedicated to local musical culture and has premiered several contemporary pieces by Romanian composers. At the International “Johann Sebastian Bach” Organ Contest in Bruges 2000 he was awarded the second prize and the public’s prize.
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