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 2015 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:

May 3, Sunday, Centenary of "In Flanders Fields," 3:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m., Andrea McCrady
July 1, Wednesday, Canada Day, 10:00 a.m.-10:25 a.m., Andrea McCrady
July 7, Tuesday, 11:00-12:00 noon, Amy Johansen
July 14, Tuesday, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, Koen and Florian Cosaert
July 28, Tuesday, Canadian Carillon Student Recital 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
(Ottawa: Devon Hansen, Rebecca Manouchehri, Jennifer Moore, Robert Labonté; and U. of Toronto: Joan Shaw) October 3, Saturday: 7th Annual Percival Price Symposium, 10:30 am to 4:30 p.m. Richard P. Strauss, Guest Artist. For further information, contact Price.symposium@parl.gc.ca November 11, Wednesday, Remembrance Day National Ceremony prelude and postlude, 9:30 a.m.-9:55 a.m., and 12:00 noon-12:25 p.m. December 3, Thursday, Christmas Lighting prelude, 5:30 p.m.-5:55 p.m.

Toronto, Metropolitan United Church, Massey/Drury Memorial Carillon
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
July 9, Amy Johansen, carillon, and Robert Amt, organ
July 10, Koen and Florian Cosaert
July 17, Margaret Pan

Québec

Montréal, St. Joseph's Oratory
Sundays at 2:30 p.m.
May 17, 60th anniversary of the Inaugural concert, Andrée-Anne Doane
June 14, Andrea McCrady
July 5, Amy Johansen
July 12, Koen Cosaert and Florian Cosaert
August 9, Andrée-Anne Doane, David Doane and Gabriel Doane-Picard

 

United States

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California

Santa Barbara, University of California, Storke Carillon
June 13 and 14, before six graduation ceremonies, Margo Halsted

Colorado

Denver, University of Denver, Williams Carillon
Sundays at 7:00 p.m.
June 21, Michael Slotke and Tiffany Lin
July 5, Carol Jickling Lens
July 19, Philippe Beullens
August 2, John Gouwens
August 16, David Hunsberger

Connecticut

New Haven, Yale University, Yale Memorial Carillon
Fridays at 7:00 p.m.
July 24, John Widmann

Storrs, Storrs Congregational Church, Austin Cornelius Dunham Carillon
Thursdays at 6:00 p.m.
August 6, Gerald Martindale
August 13, Andrée-Anne Doane
August 20, David Maker

West Hartford, First Church of Christ, Congregational, Gordon Stearns Memorial Carillon
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
July 23, John Widmann

Florida

Gainesville, University of Florida, Century Tower
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
May 10, UF Carillon Studio
June 14, UF Carillon Studio
July 12, Philippe Beullens

Illinois

Centralia, The Centralia Carillon
May 29, 6:30 p.m., Carlo van Ulft
June 5, 6:30 p.m., Frits Reynaert, The Netherlands
June 19, 6:30 p.m., Malgosia Fiebig, The Netherlands
Labor Day Weekend - Illinois Weekend:
September 4, 6:30 p.m., Wylie Crawford
September 5, 6:30 p.m., Jim Fackenthal and Tim Sleep
September 6, 6:30 p.m., Sue Bergren and Carlo van Ulft

Chicago, University of Chicago, Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Carillon
Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
June 21, Malgosia Fiebig
June 28, Amy Johansen
July 5, Gijsbert Kok
July 12, Ulla Laage
July 19, Toru Takao
July 26, Olesya Rostovskaya
August 2, Francis Crépin
August 9, Jonathan Hebert
August 16, Tim Sleep
August 23, Wylie Crawford

Glencoe, Chicago Botanic Garden, Theodore C. Butz Memorial Carillon
Mondays at 7:00 p.m.
June 8, Julie Zhu
June 15, Jim Brown
June 22, Malgosia Fiebig
June 29, Amy Johansen
July 6, Gijsbert Kok
July 13, Ulla Laage
July 20, Toru Takao
July 27, Olesya Rostovskaya
August 3, Francis Crépin
August 10, Jonathan Hebert
August 17, Tim Sleep
August 24, Wylie Crawford
August 31, Jim Fackenthal
September 7, Mark Lee

Naperville, Millennium Carillon
Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
June 9, Julie Zhu
June 16, Jim Brown
June 23, Malgosia Fiebig
June 30, Amy Johansen
July 7, Gijsbert Kok
July 14, Ulla Laage
July 21, Toru Takao
July 28, Olesya Rostovskaya
August 4, Francis Crépin
August 11, Jonathan Hebert
August 18, Tim Sleep

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 3-7, 7:00 p.m., Various Artists

Iowa

Ames, Iowa State University, Stanton Memorial Carillon
ISU Carillon Festival and Midwest Regional Meeting
September 18-19, 2015

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 3, Buck Lyon-Vaiden
July 10, Koen and Florian Cosaert
July 17, Julia Littleton
July 24, Edward Nassor
July 31, Hunter Chase

Massachusetts

Cohasset, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, The Cohasset Carillon
Hosted by Mary Kennedy, Carillonneur
Sundays, 6:00-7:00 p.m., rain or shine

June 28, Joey Brink, Salt Lake City, Utah
July 5, Thomas Le, University of California, Berkeley, California
July 12, Gordon Slater, Ottawa, Canada
July 19, John Widmann, Frederick, Maryland
July 26, Sergei Gratchev and Elena Sadina, Royal Carillon School, Mechelin, Belgium
August 2, Margaret Angelini, Wellesley College, Massachusetts
August 9, Mary Kennedy, Cohasset, Massachusetts
August 16, Tatiana Lukyanova, Hampton, Connecticut

Norwood, Norwood Memorial Municipal Building, Walter F. Tilton Memorial Carillon
Monday Evenings 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., except for July 4
All concerts are rain or shine.

June 29, Joey Brink, Salt Lake City, Utah
July 4, 3:00 p.m. Margaret Angelini, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts and Lee B. Leach, Norwood, Massachusetts
July 6, Thomas Le, University of California, Berkeley, California
July 13, Gordon Slater, Ottawa, Canada
July 20, John Widmann, Frederick, Maryland
July 27, Sergei Gratchev and Elena Sadina, Royal Carillon School, Mechelin
August 3, Margaret Angelini, Wellesley College, Massachusetts
August 10, Lee B. Leach, Norwood, Massachusetts
August 17, Tatiana Lukyanova, Hampton, Connecticut

Springfield, Trinity United Methodist Church, Trinity Singing Tower
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
July 16, John Widmann

Michigan

Allendale, Grand Valley State University, Cook Carillon
Sunday evenings at 8:00 p.m.
June 28, Helen Hofmeister Hawley
July 5, Margaret Pan
July 12, Open Tower Event hosted by Julianne Vanden Wyngaard
July 19, Lisa Lonie and Janet Tebbel
July 26, Toru Takao
August 2, Olesya Rostovskaya
August 9. Francis Crépin
August 16, Jonathan Hebert
August 23, Julianne Vanden Wyngaard

Bloomfield Hills, Christ Church Cranbrook, Wallace Memorial Carillon
Sundays at 4:00 p.m.
July 5, Margaret Pan
July 12, Lisa Lonie and Janet Tebbel
July 19, TBA
July 26, Sue Bergren
August 2, TBA
August 9, John Gouwens

Bloomfield Hills, St. Hugo of the Hills Catholic Church
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
July 9, Ulla Laage
July 16, Lisa Lonie and Janet Tebbel
July 23, Kipp Cortez
July 30, Philippe Beullens

Detroit, Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church
June, July and August, TBA

Detroit, St. Mary's of Redford Catholic Church
Saturdays at 5:15 p.m.
July 4, Margaret Pan
July 11, TBA
July 18, Lisa Lonie and Janet Tebbel
July 25, Patrick Macoska

East Lansing, Michigan State University, Beaumont Tower Carillon
July 1, Ray McLellan
July 8, Gijsbert Kok
July 15, Janet Tebbel and Lisa Lonie
July 22, Toru Takao
July 29, Oleysa Rostovskaya
August 5, Sally Harwood

Grand Rapids, Grand Valley State University, Beckering Family Carillon
Wednesdays at 12:00 noon during the month of July
July 1, Julianne Vanden Wyngaard
July 8, Gijsbert Kok
July 15, Janet Tebbel and Lisa Lonie
July 22, Toru Takao
July 29, Olesya Rostovskaya

Minnesota

Minneapolis, Central Lutheran Church
Sundays at 11:15 a.m.
July 12, Joey Brink and Vera W. Brink
July 19, Andrée-Anne Doane
July 26, Philippe Beullens
August 2, Julianne Vanden Wyngaard

St. Paul, House of Hope Presbyterian Church, Noyes Memorial Carillon
Sundays at 4:00 p.m.
July 4, Dave Johnson
July 12, Joey Brink and Vera W. Brink
July 19, Andrée-Anne Doane
July 26, Philippe Beullens
August 2, Julianne Vanden Wyngaard
August 9, Dave Johnson

New Jersey

Princeton, Princeton University, Grover Cleveland Tower, The Class of 1892 Bells
Sundays at 1:00 p.m.
July 6, Koen and Florian Cosaert
July 12, Leonard Weiss
July 19, Roy Kroezen
July 26, Hunter Chase, GCNA Class of 2014 Recitalist
August 2, Margaret Pan
August 9, Lisa Lonie (Karaoke Carillon)
August 16, Buck Lyon-Vaiden
August 23, Ellen Dickinson
August 30, Janet Tebbel and Lisa Lonie

New York

Albany, City Hall
Sundays at 1:00 p.m.
June 14, TBA
June 21, TBA
June 28, TBA
July 5, Joey Brink
July 12, Elena Sadina, Sergej Gratchev, Nikita Gratchev
July 19, George Matthew Jr.
July 26, TBA

Alfred, Alfred University, Davis Memorial Carillon
Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
July 7, Joey Brink (early start time: 6:30 p.m.)
July 14, Roy Kroezen
July 21, Lee Cobb
July 28, Sue Bergren

Rochester, University of Rochester, Hopeman Memorial Carillon
Mondays at 7:00 p.m.
July 7, Joey Brink
July 14, Roy Kroezen
July 21, Lee Cobb
July 28, Sue Bergren

Ohio

Gates Mills, St. Christopher's by the River
48th 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 24, Opening Duet Recital - Richard D. Gegner and Richard M. Watson
May 25, Memorial Day, 2:00 p.m., Richard D. Gegner
May 31, Richard M. Watson
June 7, Special Duet Program for Cincinnati and Dayton Chapters, American Guild of Organists, Richard D. Gegner and Richard M. Watson
June 14, (Flag Day), Richard D. Gegner
June 21, (Fathers' Day), Guest recital by Amy Johansen
June 28, Richard M. Watson
July 4, Independence Day, 2:00 p.m., Richard D. Gegner (Richard M. Watson, assisting)
July 5, Richard M. Watson
July 12, Richard D. Gegner
July 19, Richard M. Watson
July 26, Duet Recital - Richard D. Gegner and Richard M. Watson
August 2, "Lollipops & Balloons" Children's Concert - Richard D. Gegner
August 9, Richard M. Watson
August 16, Richard D. Gegner
August 23, Duet Recital - Richard D. Gegner and Richard M. Watson
August 30, Richard M. Watson
September 6, Richard D. Gegner
September 7, Labor Day, 2:00 p.m., Richard M. Watson

Pennsylvania

Erie, Pennsylvania State University, The Behrend College, Floyd and Juanita Smith Carillon
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
July 7, Joey Brink
July 14, Roy Kroezen
July 21, Lee Cobb
July 28, Sue Bergren

Fort Washington, St.Thomas Church, Whitemarsh, Catherine Colt Dickey Memorial Carillon
Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
Other performing artists follow the carillon recital at 8:00 p.m.
July 7, Koen and Florian Cosaert
July 14, Leonard Weiss
July 2, Roy Kroezen
July 28, Hunter Chase, GCNA Class of 2014 Recitalist
August 4, Lisa Lonie

Philadelphia, First United Methodist Church of Germantown, Shelmerdine Memorial Carillon
June 29, 7:30 p.m., Lisa Lonie and Janet Tebbel, carillon duet
July 6, 7:30 p.m., Koen Cosaert, Florian Cosaert
July 13, 7:30 p.m., Leonard Weiss
July 20, 7:30 p.m., Roy Kroezen

Valley Forge, Washington Memorial Chapel, Washington Memorial National Carillon
Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
July 1, Doug Gefvert
July 8, Koen Cosaert
July 15, Leonard Weiss
July 22, Roy Kroezen
July 29, Hunter Chase
August 5, Margaret Pan
August 12, Music of the British Isles - Doug Gefvert and Irish Thunder Pipes and Drums
August 19, Jesse Ratcliffe
August 26, Ellen Dickinson

South Carolina

Charleston, The Citadel, Thomas Dry Howie Memorial Carillon
Every Friday before and after Parades when school is in session, approx. 3 p.m., Richard Scott

Tennessee

Sewanee, The University of the South, Leonidas Polk Memorial Carillon
Sundays at 4:45 p.m. on the Mobile Millennium Carillon except as noted.

Thursday, June 4, 6:30 p.m. (Shapard Tower), Charlene Williamson for DKG Society International
Saturday, June 6, 8:00 a.m. (Shapard Tower), Charlene Willison for DKG Society International Memorial Service
June 21, Joey Brink and Vera W. Brink
Thursday, June 25, time TBA, Joey Brink and Vera W. Brink and Sewanee Summer Music Festival members
June 28, Ray Gotko
Wednesday, July 1, 11:00 a.m., Monteagle Sunday School Assembly, Monteagle, TN, Gotko and Bordley
Saturday, July 4, 1:00 p.m., Gotko and Bordley, possibly IN the parade
July 5, Sam Hammond (Shapard Tower)
July 12, Richard Shadinger
Friday, July 17, 4:30 p.m. Summer Church Music Conference Evensong, (Shapard Tower) Gotko and Bordley
July 19, Parks Greene and Charlene Williamson

Vermont

Middlebury, Middlebury College, Mead Memorial Chapel
Concerts at 5:00 p.m. except as noted.
July 3, George Matthew Jr., Carillonneur, Middlebury College and Norwich University
July 10, Gordon Slater, Canadian Dominion Carillonneur Emeritus
July 15, Centennial All Beethoven Carillon Program, George Matthew Jr., carillonneur
July 17, John Widmann, Municipal Carillonneur, Frederick, Maryland
July 24, Sergei Gratchev, Instructor, Middlebury summer language school and Belgian carillon school
July 31, Elena Sadina, Instructor, Middlebury summer language school and Belgian carillon school
August 7, Tatiana Lukyanova - Carillonneur, Stanley Memorial Carillon, New Britain, Connecticut. Former carillonneur, Peterhof, Russia
August 14, 4:00 p.m., Summer school graduation program, George Matthew Jr.

Northfield, Norwich University
Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.
July 4, George Matthew Jr., Carillonneur, Norwich University and Middlebury College
July 11, Gordon Slater, Canadian Dominion Carillonneur Emeritus
July 18, John Widmann, Municipal Carillonneur, Frederick, Maryland
July 25, Sergei Gratchev, Instructor, Middlebury summer language school and Belgian carillon school
August 1, Elena Sadina, Instructor, Middlebury summer language school and Belgian carillon school

Washington

Spokane, Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
July 4, 2015, 9:00 p.m., Wesley Arai

Virginia

Charlottesville, Christ Episcopal Church
Sunday at 12 p.m.
July 26, Gerald Martindale

Richmond, War Memorial Carillon
Saturday at 2 p.m.
July 25, Gerald Martindale

Roanoke, Hollins University
Sunday at 7 p.m.
July 26, Gerald Martindale

Wisconsin

Madison, University of Wisconsin, Memorial Carillon
Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
July 9, Dave Johnson
July 16, Andrée-Anne Doane
July 23, Philippe Beullens
July 30, Jeff Daehn

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