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Rosca Felician

  • Professor PhD
  • Professor
  • West University, Timisoara
  • 9PublicationsNumber of items in Rosca's My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Research interests

HymnologyMusicologyConcert organistPipe organ interprétationMusic

About

Felician ROSCA, pipe organ soloist. Organ player, pedagogue and publicist, Felician ROŞCA (born 1953) is one of the remarkable contemporary Romanian organ players. At present, professor Felician ROŞCA Ph.D. teaches the organ class at the Faculty of Music, West University of Timisoara; he is the President of the Romanian Society of Hymnology (2008), member of the Romanian Union of Composers and Musicologists (2005), member of the International Society of Hymnology (IAH) since 1995 and member of “Sigismund Toduţă” Society of Cluj-Napoca (1997). He graduated the organ specialization of “Ciprian Porumbescu” Conservatory of Bucharest in 1977. In the following years, he takes part in the mastery classes of Professor Millan SCHLECHTA from Prague and Simon PERES from France, who lead him into the secrets of medieval music, and later on he takes a stage of organ interpretation with Professor Lehotka GABOR from the National University of Music “Fr. Liszt” from Budapest. Since 1991, with the re-establishment of the Faculty of Music within the West University of Timisoara, he is professor of organ and accompaniment for organ specializations. He is a greatly esteemed professor, his undergraduate and postgraduate students being present in national and international concerts. In 2000 he takes the exam of Doctor in Arts – Music at “Gh. Dima” Music Academy from Cluj-Napoca, with the thesis “Incursion in Romanian organ art and pedagogy”, coordinated by Professor Eduard Terenyi, Ph.D. He is the director of several national and international festivals, such as: Timorgelfest (Banat Organ Music Festival, now at it’s 10th edition), Romanian Organ Art (giving concerts in Hungary, Poland, Austria, Italy) and the director of Hymnology Seminars. He is also the director of a CNCSIS research grant on the monography of Romanian Organs. Within these years he undertakes a vast activity as an organ player in Romania and abroad. He gave concerts at the Romanian Athenaeum (Bucharest), the Radio Hall (Bucharest), Cultural Palace (Tg. Mures), the State Philharmonics of Oradea, Arad, Tg. Mureş, Satu Mare, Timişoara as well as in churches with famous organs from Braşov, Sibiu, Mediaş, Sighişoara etc. As soloist, he gave concerts and toured in Germany, Hungary, Moldova, Austria, Russia, France, Denmark, United Kingdom, USA, Canada, Uruguay, Argentina, Poland, Italy, Belarusia, Slovenia, Czechoslovakia, Norway.

Publications (5)

  • Rumänische Evangelische gesangbuch; Romanian Protestant hymns; Imnuri Protestante româneşti

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  • George Enescu. lucrări şi transcripţii pentru orgă.

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  • Il Transilvano de Girolamo Diruta sau Muzica de orgă renascentistă de la Alba Iulia

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  • De la începuturi la Johann Sebastian Bach.

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  • Romanian Organ Art and Pedagogy in an European Context

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Professional experience

Professor

West University, Timisoara

October 1991 - Present

Curator

Muzeul Tarii Crisurilor Oradea

October 1987 - October 1991(4 years)

Professor

Scoala Populara de Arta Alba Iulia

September 1977 - October 1987(10 years)

Education

Doctorate

Music Academy "Gh. Dima" Cluj Napoca

July 2000 - Present

Postgradual

Franz Liszt Music Academi Budapest

June 1999 - Present

License

Universitatea Nationala de Muzica Bucuresti

July 1977 - Present