Summer Recitals

Many North American carillons present a variety of special summer recitals in addition to whatever year-round playing may be scheduled. Usually these summer recitals are organized into a regular series and/or involve guests from other places.

Summer 2016 recitals are listed below. View Summer Recital Archive (bottom).

Canada

Ontario

Ottawa, Peace Tower Carillon
July and August: weekdays, 11:00 am to 12:00 noon
September to June: weekdays, 12:00 noon to 12:15 p.m. (The carillon is silent during the week before Easter.)
Dominion Carillonneur Andrea McCrady except as indicated.

Guest artists and/or additional events:
Friday, July l, Canada Day, 10:00 – 10:25 a.m., Andrea McCrady
Tuesday, July 26, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, Canadian Carillon Student Recital (Ottawa: Devon Hansen, Jennifer Moore, Julie Tomicic; Montreal: David and Gabriel Doane; and U. of Toronto: Elisa Tersigni) Tuesday, August 2, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, Treblemakers Duo: Lisa Lonie and Janet Tebbel
Tuesday, August 9, 11:00 a.m – 12:00 noon, Brian Tang
Saturday and Sunday, October 1–2: 8th Annual Percival Price Symposium Patrick Macoska, Guest Artist. For further information, contact Carillon@parl.gc.ca November 11, Remembrance Day National Ceremony prelude and postlude, 9:30 a.m.-9:55 a.m., and 12:00 noon-12:25 p.m.

Toronto, Metropolitan United Church, Massey/Drury Memorial Carillon
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
August 4, Lisa Lonie and Janet Tebbel, carillon duets
August 11, Brian Tang
Autust 18, Roy Lee

Toronto, University of Toronto, Soldiers' Tower
Schedule is tentative and will be confirmed closer to the date.
May 7, 12 p.m., Roy Lee and students under his tutelage
May 23, Victoria Day, 1 p.m., Michael Hart
July 1, Canada Day, 1 p.m. Roy Lee and students under his tutelage
August 3, late afternoon, Lisa Lonie and Janet Tebbel
August 10, late afternoon, Brian Tang
September 5, Labour Day, 7 p.m., Roy Lee and students under his tutelage

Québec

Montréal, St. Joseph's Oratory
Sundays at 2:30 p.m.
July 31, Lisa Lonie and Janet Tebbel
August 7, Brian Tang
August 15, Andrée-Anne Doane, David Doane and Gabriel Doane-Picard

 

United States

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California

Santa Barbara, University of California, Storke Carillon
8:30 a.m.; 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. (before graduation ceremonies)
Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12, Margo Halsted

Colorado

Denver, University of Denver, Williams Carillon
Sundays at 7:00 p.m.
July 3, Hunter Chase
July 17, Carol Jickling Lens
July 31, Carolyn Bolden
August 14, Ray McLellan
August 28, Carlo Van Ulft

Connecticut

Danbury, St. James Episcopal Church, Bulkley Memorial Carillon
Wednesday at 12:30 p.m.
July 6, Gerald Martindale

Hartford, Trinity College Chapel, Plumb Memorial Carillon
Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.
June 22 – July 27

New Haven, Yale University, Yale Memorial Carillon
June 16 – 20, GCNA Congress performances
Fridays at 7:00 p.m.
June 24 – July 29

Storrs, Storrs Congregational Church, Austin Cornelius Dunham Carillon
Thursdays at 6:00 p.m.
August 4, Toru Takao
August 11, David Maker
August 18, Margaret Angelini

West Hartford, First Church of Christ, Congregational, Gordon Stearns Memorial Carillon
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
July 7, Gerald Martindale

Florida

Gainesville, University of Florida, Century Tower
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
May 15, Stacey Yang
June 12, UF Carillon Studio
July 17, UF Carillon Studio
August 21, Laura Ellis

Illinois

Chicago, University of Chicago, Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Carillon
Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
June 26, Rachel Perfecto
July 3, Carol Jickling Lens
July 10, Wesley Arai
July 17, Hylke Banning
July 24, Kymberly Stone
July 31, Ellen Dickinson
August 7, Joey Brink

Glencoe, Chicago Botanic Garden, Theodore C. Butz Memorial Carillon
Mondays at 7:00 p.m.
June 6, Wylie Crawford
June 13, Tim Sleep
June 20, Jim Fackenthal
June 27, Rachel Perfecto
July 4, Carol Jickling Lens
July 11, Wesley Arai
July 18, Hylke Banning
July 25, Kymberly Stone (Christmas in July)
August 1, Ellen Dickinson
August 8, Joey Brink
August 15, Sally Harwood
August 22, Hunter Chase
August 29, Kimberly Schafer
September 5, Sue Bergren

Tuesdays (monthly) at 10:00 a.m.
June 14, Tim Sleep
July 12, Wylie Crawford
August 9, Hunter Chase

Naperville, Millennium Carillon
Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
June 7, Wylie Crawford
June 14, Tim Sleep
June 21, Jim Fackenthal
June 28, Rachel Perfecto
July 5, Carol Jickling Lens
July 12, Wesley Arai
July 19, Hylke Banning
July 26, Kymberly Stone
August 2, Ellen Dickinson
August 9, Joey Brink
August 16, Sally Harwood
August 23, Hunter Chase

Springfield, Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon
May – October, Wednesdays 6:30 p.m., TBA
Saturdays and Sundays, 2 and 6:30 p.m., TBA

54th International Carillon Festival, June 5-10
Sunday, June 5
6:30 p.m., Carlo van Ulft
7:30 p.m., Dennis Curry
Monday, June 6
6:30 p.m., Amy Johansen
7:30 p.m., Jeff Davis
Tuesday, June 7
6:30 p.m., Dennis Curry
7:30 p.m., Luc Rombouts
Thursday, June 9
6:30 p.m., Jeff Davis
7:30 p.m., Amy Johansen
Friday, June 10
6:30 p.m., Luc Rombouts
7:30 p.m., Carlo van Ulft
9:00 p.m., Carlo van Ulft (Fireworks)

Indiana

Culver, Culver Academies, Memorial Chapel
Saturdays at 4:00 p.m., John Gouwens, except where noted otherwise
April 30
May 14
June 25
July 2
July 9, Wesley Arai
July 16
July 23
September 3
October 1

Maryland

Frederick, Joseph Dill Baker Memorial Carillon
Sundays at 12:30-1:00 p.m, first and third Sunday, year-round:
Recitals by City Carillonneur John Widmann

Owings Mills, McDonogh School, Tagart Memorial Chapel
Fridays at 7:00 p.m.
July 1, Gerald Martindale
July 8, Rachel Perfecto and Jakob DeVreese
July 15, Buck Lyon-Vaiden
July 22, Auke de Boer
July 29, Toru Takao

Massachusetts

Cohasset, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, The Cohasset Carillon
Sundays at 6:00 p.m.
June 26, Elizabeth Vitu
July 3, David Maker
July 10, Dr. Laura Ellis
July 17, Sergei Gratchev, Nikita Gratchev, and Elena Sadina
July 24, Gordon Slater
July 31, Thomas Lee
August 7, Toru Takao
August 14, Dr. John Whiteside

Norwood, Norwood Memorial Municipal Building, Walter F. Tilton Memorial Carillon
Mondays at 7:00 p.m. except where noted
June 27, Elizabeth Vitu
July 4, at 3:00 P.M., Margaret Angelini and Lee B. Leach
July 11, Dr. Laura Ellis
July 18, Sergei Gratchev, Nikita Gratchev, and Elena Sadina
July 25, Gordon Slater
August 1, Thomas Lee
August 8, Toru Takao
August 15, David Maker

Michigan

Allendale, Grand Valley State University, Cook Carillon
Sundays at 8:00 p.m. except as noted
June 26, Tiffany Ng, University of Michigan
July 3, 7:00 p.m., Open Tower, Julianne Vanden Wyngaard, hosting
July 10, Linda Dzuris, Clemson University, South Carolina
July 17, Tin-shi Tam, Iowa State University
July 24, Ray McLellan, Michigan State University
July 31, Helen Hawley, Grand Rapids Michigan
August 7, Dennis Curry, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
August 14, Mathieu Polack, The Netherlands
August 21, Tim Sleep, Naperville IL
August 28, Julianne Vanden Wyngaard, GVSU Carillonneur

Bloomfield Hills, Christ Church Cranbrook, Wallace Memorial Carillon
Sundays at 4:00 p.m.
July 3, Rachel Perfecto and Jakob De Vreese
July 10, Tiffany Ng
July 17, TBD
July 24, TBD
July 31, Hykle Banning
August 7, Mathieu Polak

Bloomfield Hills, Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church
Sundays at 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. noon
June 26, Dennis Curry
July 3, Rachel Perfecto and Jakob De Vreese
July 10, Tiffany Ng
July 17, Tin-Shi Tam
July 24, Linda Dzuris
July 31, Hykle Banning
August 7, Mathieu Polak
August 14, Open Tower
August 21, Open Tower
August 28, Dennis Curry

Bloomfield Hills, St. Hugo of the Hills Catholic Church
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
July 7, Tiffany Ng
July 14, Tin-Shi Tam
July 21, TBD
July 28, Mathieu Polak

Detroit, St. Mary's of Redford Catholic Church
Saturdays at 5:15 p.m.
July 2, Perfecto/Devreese Duo
July 9, Tiffany Ng
July 16, Tin-Shi Tam
July 23, Helen Hawley
July 30, Patrick Macoska

East Lansing, Michigan State University, Beaumont Tower Carillon
Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.
July 6, Tiffany Ng, University of Michigan
July 13, Tin-Shi Tam, Iowa State University
July 20, Ray McLellan, MSU
July 27, Hylke Banning, The Netherlands
Aug 3, Mathieu Polak, The Netherlands

Grand Rapids, Grand Valley State University, Beckering Family Carillon
Wednesdays at 12:00 noon in July
July 6, Linda Dzuris, Clemson University
July 13, Tin-shi Tam, Iowa State University
July 20, Hylke Banning, The Netherlands
July 27, Ray McLellan, Michigan State University

Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Memorial Church, The Grosse Pointe Memorial Carillon
Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
July 5, Phyllis Webb and GPMC Players
July 12, Ray McLellan, Michigan State University
July 19, Dennis Curry, Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church
July 26, Hylke Banning, The Netherlands

Rochester, Oakland University, Elliott Carillon
Fridays at 6:00 p.m.
July 1, Dennis Curry
July 8, Tiffany Ng
July 15, Tin-Shi Tam
July 22, Linda Dzuris
July 29, Hylke Banning
August 5, Mathieu Polak

Minnesota

Minneapolis, Central Lutheran Church
Sundays at 11:15 a.m.
July 10, John Widmann
July 17, Povl Christian Balslev
July 24, Carolyn Bolden
July 31, Jim Fackenthal
August 7, Carol Jickling Lens

Rochester, Mayo Clinic, The Rochester Carillon
Mondays at 7:00 p.m.
June 19, 7:00 p.m., Jeffrey Daehn, carillonneur
July 11, 1:00 p.m., John Widmann, guest carillonneur
July 25, 1:00 p.m., Tin Shi Tam, guest carillonneur

St. Paul, House of Hope Presbyterian Church, Noyes Memorial Carillon
Sundays and July 4 at 4:00 p.m.
July 4, Dave Johnson
July 10, John Widmann
July 17, Povl Christian Balslev
July 24, Carolyn Bolden
July 31, Jim Fackenthal
August 7, Carol Jickling Lens
August 14, Dave Johnson

Missouri

Springfield, Missouri State University, Jane A. Meyer Carillon
Sundays at 7:00 p.m.
June 12, Carol Lens
July 10, Jeremy Chesman
August 14, Joey Brink
September 11, Jeremy Chesman

St. Louis, Concordia Seminary
Tuesday, June 21, 7:00 p.m., Sharon L. Hettinger

New York

Albany, City Hall
Sundays at 1:00 p.m.
July 3, Gerald Martindale

Alfred, Alfred University, Davis Memorial Carillon
Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
July 5, Rachel Perfecto and Jakob De Vrees Duo
July 12, Mathieu Polak
July 19, Gordon Slater
July 26, Toru Takao

Rochester, University of Rochester, Hopeman Memorial Carillon
Mondays at 7:00 p.m.
July 11, Mathieu Polak
July 18, Gordon Slater
July 25, Toru Takao

Williamsville, Calvary Episcopal Church, The Niederlander Carillon
July 20, Gordon Slater

Ohio

Gates Mills, St. Christopher's by the River
49th annual Pre-parade Independence Day Recital 10:15 a.m.
July 4, David Osburn

Mariemont, Mary M. Emery Memorial Carillon
Sundays at 7:00 p.m. except as noted
May 29, Opening Duet Recital, Richard D. Gegner and Richard M. Watson
May 30, Memorial Day, 2:00 p.m., Richard M. Watson
June 5, Richard D. Gegner
June 12, Richard M. Watson
June 19, Richard D. Gegner
June 26, Richard M. Watson
July 3, Richard D. Gegner
July 4, Independence Day, 2:00 p.m., Richard M. Watson (Richard D. Gegner, assisting)
July 10, Richard D. Gegner
July 17, Summer "Pops" Recital, Richard M. Watson
July 24, Guest Recital, Dr. Laura Ellis
July 31, Duet Recital, Richard D. Gegner and Richard M. Watson
August 7, "Lollipops & Balloons" Children’s Concert – Richard D. Gegner
August 14, Richard M. Watson
August 21, Richard D. Gegner
August 28, Duet Recital, Richard D. Gegner and Richard M. Watson
September 4, Richard M. Watson
September 5, Labor Day, 2:00 p.m., Richard D. Gegner

Pennsylvania

Erie, Pennsylvania State University, The Behrend College, Floyd and Juanita Smith Carillon
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
July 7, Rachel Perfecto and Jakob De Vrees Duo
July 14, Mathieu Polak
July 21, Gordon Slater
July 28, Toru Takao

Fort Washington, St. Thomas Church, Whitemarsh, Catherine Colt Dickey Memorial Carillon
Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. in July
July 5, Ulla Laage, Denmark
July 12, Rachel Perfecto and Jakob DeVreese, U.S. and Belgium
- Kevin O'Malia, Silent Movie and Organ
July 19, Treblemakers Duets - Lisa Lonie and Janet Tebbel, Pennsylvania
- Handbell Choir of First Presbyterian Church, Abington
July 26, Auke deBoer, The Netherlands

Philadelphia, First United Methodist Church of Germantown, Shelmerdine Memorial Carillon
Mondays at 7:30 p.m.
July 11, The Treblemakers: Lisa Lonie and Janet Tebbel, carillon duo
July 18, Brian Tang
July 24, Auke de Boer
August 1, Toru Takao

Valley Forge, Washington Memorial Chapel, Washington Memorial National Carillon
Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
July 6, Ulla Laage
July 13, Rachel Perfecto and Jakob De Vreese
July 20, Doug Gefvert
July 27, Auke de Boer
August 3, Toru Takao
August 10, Mathieu Polak
August 17, Music of the British Isles – Doug Gefvert and Irish Thunder Pipes and Drums
August 24, Dan Kehoe
August 31, Janet Tebbel

New Jersey

Princeton, Princeton University, Grover Cleveland Tower, The Class of 1892 Bells
Sundays at 1:00 p.m.
July 3, Ulla Laage, Denmark
July 10, Rachel Perfecto and Jakob DeVreese, U.S. and Belgium
July 17, The Treblemakers - Lisa Lonie and Janet Tebbel, Pennsylvania
July 24, Auke deBoer, The Netherlands
July 31, Toru Takao, Germany
August 7, Tiffany Lin and Michael Solotke, Washington DC and New York
August 14, Lisa Lonie, Pennsylvania
August 21, Daniel Kehoe, Connecticut
August 28, Janet Tebbel, Pennsylvania

South Carolina

Clemson, Clemson University, Clemson University Memorial Carillon
Thursday July 7, 7:00 p.m., Elizabeth Vitu and Laurent Pie

Tennessee

Sewanee, The University of the South, Leonidas Polk Memorial Carillon
Sundays at 2:00 p.m. unless noted
June 26, Richard Shadinger
July 3, John Bordley
July 4, Monday, 1:00 p.m., John Bordley and Ray Gotko
July 10, Sam Hammond
July 13, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Sam Hammond
July 17, Ray Gotko

Vermont

Middlebury, Middlebury College, Mead Memorial Chapel
July 1, 5:00 p.m., Laurent Pie and Elizabeth Vitu duo

Northfield, Norwich University
Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.
July 2, Laurent Pie and Elizabeth Vitu duo
July 30, Charles Semowich

Wisconsin

Madison, University of Wisconsin, Memorial Carillon
Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
July 7, John Widmann
July 21, Tin-Shi Tam

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