Performances

Performances

Performance Schedule

Gordon Turk (Photograph by Girard Photo)

On the 'Schedule' page you will find a calendar of times, and locations where Gordon Turk will be performing.


Master Classes

Concert Hall Interior (Kyoto, Japan)

Dr. Turk has presented master classes - teaching classes - for universities, conservatories, colleges, American Guild of Organists conventions and also local chapter events, churches, and general public. For more information on Master Classes, please visit the Master Class page.


Improvisation

St. Johns Lutheran Church Allentown, PA

Gordon Turk has been involved with improvisation for most of his musical life. A keen interest in this art led him to pursue study of improvisation and composition. He has won prizes in the field including the national improvisation competition sponsored by the American Guild of Organists. For more information on improvisation, please visit the Improvisation page.


Video of Gordon Turk performing at the Great Auditorium

  • Gordon Turk performs the Toccata by Eugène Gigout on the Great Auditorium Organ, Ocean Grove, New Jersey
  • Gordon Turk performs Coronation March by Giacomo Meyerbeer on the Great Auditorium Organ, Ocean Grove, New Jersey
  • Gordon Turk performs the Gymnopédie by Erik Satie on the Great Auditorium Organ, Ocean Grove, New Jersey

Concert Répertoire

Gordon Turk plays a wide range of organ literature, embracing many historical periods and styles (17th through 21st centuries), which makes for varied and exciting programs. He has a special interest in performing the music of Bach and German Romantic composers, and French composers of the 19th and 20th centuries.

He has also performed many organ concertos with orchestra from Baroque to contemporary composers, and also chamber works. Concert performances of concertos and symphonic literature include:

  • Boellmann - Fantaisie Dialogue
  • Guilmant - Symphony No 1
  • Handel - Organ concertos
  • Hanson - Concerto for Organ, Strings and Harp
  • Janacek - Glagolitic Mass
  • Jongen - Symphonie Concertante
  • Jongen - Hymne
  • Poulenc - Concerto in g minor, for Organ, Strings, Timpani
  • Rheinberger - Concerto in F Major
  • Saint-Saens - Symphony No 3 (Organ Symphony)
  • Widor - Symphony No 6                                                                            
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