Summer Segues to Autumn
The 104th Summer Organ Festival at the Ocean Grove Auditorium was a success, with lots of exciting repertoire, new ranks of pipes, wonderful guest concert artists and good audience attendance, in spite of summer heat... the organ performed beautifully, regardless of weather conditions. Fall concerts contain 'color in sound', with organs of different ages, size, and character. The music is programmed to compliment and heighten each instrument's 'personality'.
"Virtuoso playing...impeccable artistry... standing ovation" - The American Organist
A critically acclaimed concert organist, Gordon Turk
has performed throughout the United States, Europe, Russia, the Ukraine, and Japan. His international
tours have included solo recitals in concert halls,
cathedrals, and universities, organ festivals, and
concerts with orchestras.
He has been awarded competition prizes for
performances of the music of J.S. Bach and also
in the national improvisation competition of the
American Guild of Organists.
Dr. Turk is Organist of Ocean Grove, NJ Auditorium,
which houses one of the largest pipe organs in the
United States, and Organist-Choirmaster of
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Wayne, PA.
His interest and experience in organ building places
him in demand as a consultant for the building of
new pipe organs and restorations of older and