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Name Cenk Ergun
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User Name Cenk
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Date of birth 21/04/1978
Region United States  
Profile A native of Turkey, Cenk Ergün is a San Francisco based composer and improviser. Ergün has received performances of his chamber music by artists including So Percussion, Alarm Will Sound, Janus, and cellist Joan Jeanrenaud at events including the Bang on a Can Marathon and John Schaefer’s ‘New Sounds Live.’ Using the software instrument of his own design to process instruments such as a modified auto-harp, a 1930s victrola, a circuit-bent 1980s ‘Touch & Tell’, and audio samples ranging from the cries of a dying goat to a malfunctioning faucet, Ergün has performed solo and in collaboration with video artists, dancers, and musicians including Alvin Curran, Fred Frith, Pauline Oliveros. In 2009, he released to solo electronic records: "08081208" and "Çal".