Dieter Falk

Dieter Falk ( born December 5, 1959 in Siegen- Klafeld ) is a German music producer, keyboardist, arranger and composer.


After leaving school in the Protestant school Siegen- Angsleah he studied from 1979 to 1985 jazz and music education at the Musikhochschule in Cologne. At this time he accompanied with his rhythm section, inter alia, the religious concerts of the former pop singer Inge Brück, which were released in 1982 on albums.

1985 published his first solo record On Time and Instrumental Journey, in which he presented the church chorales. In addition, he accompanied artists such as Gitte Hænning, Katja Ebstein, Amy Grant, Kenny Rogers and Edwin Hawkins as a studio musician and has been repeatedly named by the trade journal for the music magazine keyboardist of the year.

At Wolfgang Schmid `s jazz-rock band" kick " he played from 1989 - 1992, inter alia, with Billy Cobham, nippi Nova, Peter Wölpl and Wolfgang Haffner. An appearance was, inter alia, recorded in the ARD program " Ohne Filter "

In 1988, the piece Back To The Roots was released, which was primarily known as Unterlegmusik in the WDR 2 radio program hit rally. Was released in 1989, the jazz-rock album emphasized Dieter Falk, which he recorded with Steve Lukather.

In the late 80s Dieter Falk worked as a producer and session musician in Los Angeles and Nashville, among others together with Abe Laboriel, Alex Acuna, Lee Konitz, Jerry Hey, Chuck Findley and Dann Huff.

Until 1990 he produced over 100 LPs from the Christian scene, especially in the label ( publisher) Pila Music. He is often involved here as keyboardist and / or arranger in the recording.

From 1990, he was producer of the group Pur, with whom he several times the peak position of the German sales charts reached, including the million-seller adventure land. He also produced the top 20 success in Germany One To Make Her Happy ( 14th) of Marque, and tingling in the belly ( 16th place) of Pe Werner. Other producers successes gave it to Patricia Kaas, Brings, Nazareth, Roger Chapman, Guildo Horn, Reba McEntire, Marshall & Alexander, Paul Young, Karel Gott and Nana Mouskouri, Nino de Angelo, Francine Jordi, Detlev Jöcker & Delirious.

In 1994 he published his second piano school "Rock Pop Piano Workshop" at Voggenreiter Verlag, a summary of his piano work- column magazine " Keyboards "

Dieter Falk has his own label ( Stereo Wonderland ) and was nominated six times for the Echo as the most successful producer. With several music projects Falk was more than 50 platinum and gold records - for more than 20 million records sold - win.

From August to November 2006 he was a jury member in the ProSieben show Popstars, from the girl group Monrose emerged. On debut album Temptation (No. 1 ) was Falk as co - producer. In the sixth season of the casting format, Popstars on Stage, he accompanied the candidate as a vocal coach and jury member. In 2006 he released the solo album "A Tribute to Paul Gerhardt ," with which he was awarded the Impala Award for over 30,000 CDs sold. Guest musicians was, inter alia, Till Bronner.

In 2008 he produced and composed the comeback album of Daliah Lavi and accompanied the Israeli singer in early 2009 as musical director on her farewell tour by twelve German cities.

In 2009, he co-wrote with Michael Kunze the pop oratorio The 10 Commandments, which was premiered on 17 January 2010 during the Capital of Culture Ruhr 2010 in Dortmund's Westphalia Hall with a chorus of 2,500 singers, symphony orchestras and renowned soloists. In the same year he composed the Borussia -Dortmund- Jubiliäms anthem already for 100 years ( interpreted by BVB - century choir ), which was also placed at number 80 of the German charts. In early 2011 composed Falk along with the band Bilk the official commercial song for Euro Vision Song Contest in Dusseldorf: Dancing ( The rhythm of my city). The project Priests ( Charts: Top 20 in November 2011) Dieter Falk was involved as an arranger, composer and co-producer of several tracks. Also in the fall of 2011 appeared in collaboration with his sons, Paul Falk and Max Falk, the album Celebrate Bach by Falk & Sons, which received the " Jazz Award" for 20,000 CDs sold.

On February 23 in 2013 musical " Moses" had ( librettist Michael Kunze ) World premiere at the Theater St. Gallen. The musical is based on the Poporatorium The 10 Commandments and is a commissioned work for creative church, a musical initiative in the area of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD ). In November 2013 Jazz released their second Falk & Sons album Toccata, again & pop arrangements of Johann Sebastian Bach. With this program, Dieter Falk & Sons concert tour through Germany and Switzerland.

Visiting Professor

Since October 2013 Dieter Falk is a visiting professor at the Institute for Music and Media at the Robert - Schumann-Hochschule in Dusseldorf.


  • For his instrumental productions A Tribute To Paul Gerhardt (2006) and Folk Songs ( 2007), he won the 2008 Impala Award ( Silver ).
  • " Piano Player of the Year 2012" by the Bundesverband e Piano V.

Social Commitment

Falk is involved as Ark ambassador for the children and youth welfare organization " The Ark ".


Solo albums


  • 2009: The 10 Commandments. Musical.
  • 2011: Celebrate Bach ( Falk & Sons)
  • 2012: Celebrate Bach - Christmas Edition ( Falk & Sons)
  • 2013: Moses (Musical)
  • 2013: Toccata ( Falk & Sons)