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 2014 recitals are listed below. View Summer Recital Archive (bottom).

Canada

British Columbia

Victoria, Netherlands Centennial Carillon
Sundays at 3:00 – 3:45 p.m., June – August
Additional recitals on civic and national holidays
Rosemary Laing, Carillonneur

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 Holy Week.)
Dominion Carillonneur Andrea McCrady except as indicated.
Guest artists and/or additional events:

Tuesday, July l, Canada Day, Roy Lee, 10:00 a.m. to 10:25 a.m.
Tuesday, July 8:
Tuesday, July 15: Jonathan Lehrer, 11:00 am to 12:00 noon
Tuesday, July 22: Andrée-Anne Doane, 11:00 am to 12:00 noon
Tuesday, August 12: Canadian Carillon Student Recital, 11:00 am to 12:00 noon (Ottawa: Devon Hansen, Rebecca Manouchehri, Jennifer Moore, Julie Tomicic, and University of Toronto: Scott Orr) Saturday, October 4: 6th Annual Percival Price Symposium, 10:30 am to 4:30 p.m. Robin Austin, Guest Artist. For further information please contact Price.symposium@parl.gc.ca Tuesday, November 11: Remembrance Day National Ceremony prelude and postlude, 10:25 a.m. to 10:45 am, and noon to 12:15 p.m.
Thursday, December 4: Christmas Lighting prelude: 5:35 p.m. to 5:55 p.m.

Toronto, Metropolitan United Church, Massey/Drury Memorial Carillon
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
July 10, Roy Lee
July 17, Jonathan Lehrer
July 24, Andrée-Anne Doane

Quebec

Montreal, St. Joseph's Oratory
Sundays at 2:30 p.m.
June 29, Roy Lee
July 6, Jonathan Hebert
July 13, Jonathan Lehrer
August 10, Andrée-Anne Doane and David Doane

 

United States

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California

Santa Barbara, University of California, Storke Carillon
June 14 and 15, before six graduation ceremonies, Margo Halsted

Colorado

Denver, University of Denver, Williams Carillon
Sundays at 7:00 p.m.
June 22, Jeremy Chesman
July 6, Carolyn Bolden
July 20, Hunter Chase
Aug 3, Brian Tang
Aug 17, Carol Jickling Lens

Connecticut

Danbury, St. James Episcopal Church, Bulkley Memorial Carillon
Wednesday at 12:30 p.m.
July 16, Gerald Martindale

Hartford, Trinity College Chapel, Plumb Memorial Carillon
Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.
July 2, Ellen Dickinson
July 9, Tiffany Lin
July 16, Michael Solotke
July 23, Julie Zhu
July 30, Vera Wünsche
August 6, Carlo van Ulft

New Haven, Yale University, Yale Memorial Carillon
Fridays at 7:00 p.m.
July 4, Ellen Dickinson
July 11, Tiffany Lin
July 18, Michael Solotke
July 25, Julie Zhu
August 1, Summer Carillonneurs
August 8, Carlo van Ulft
August 15, Roy Kroezen

Simsbury, Simsbury United Methodist Church, The Foreman Carillon
No summer recitals series for 2014

Storrs, Storrs Congregational Church, Austin Cornelius Dunham Carillon
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. except as noted
August 14, Tatiana Lukyanova
August 21, George Matthew Jr.
August 24, 4:00 p.m., David Maker

West Hartford, First Church of Christ, Congregational, Gordon Stearns Memorial Carillon
Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
July 3, Gordon Slater

Florida

Gainesville, University of Florida, Century Tower
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
May 11, Laura Ellis
June 15, UF Carillon Studio
July 13, UF Carillon Studio
August 24, Mitchell Stecker

Illinois

Centralia, The Centralia Carillon
All concerts start on Friday Evening at 6:30 p.m. All concerts preceded at 5:45 p.m. by a general presentation about carillons, in Centralia Offices building located at 104 S. Elm, Centralia, IL.
May 23, Carlo van Ulft, IL
May 30, Frans Haagen, Netherlands
June 6, Eddy Mariën, Belgium
June 13, Carlo van Ulft, IL: request concert. The audience chooses the popular music to be played.
August 22, Lee Cobb, FL
August 29, Carol Lens, CO
September 5, Carlo van Ulft, IL

Chicago, University of Chicago, Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Carillon
Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
June 22, Andrée-Anne Doane
June 29, Jim Fackenthal
July 6, Tim Sleep
July 13, Jonathan Hebert
July 20, David Hunsberger
July 27, Tiffany Lin and Michael Solotke
August 3, Julie Zhu
August 10, Auke de Boer and Adolph Rots
August 17, Julia Littleton
August 24, Wylie Crawford

Glencoe, Chicago Botanic Garden, Theodore C. Butz Memorial Carillon
Mondays at 7:00 p.m.
June 9, Stefano Colletti
June 16, Jim Brown
June 23, Andrée-Anne Doane
June 30, Jim Fackenthal
July 7, Tim Sleep
July 15, Jonathan Hebert
July 21, David Hunsberger
July 28, Tiffany Lin and Michael Solotke (Christmas in July)
August 4, Julie Zhu
August 11, Auke de Boer and Adolph Rots
August 18, Julia Littleton
August 25, Wylie Crawford
September 1, Kimberly Schafer

Naperville, Millennium Carillon
Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
June 3, Frans Haagen, Carillonneur of Almelo, Doesburg, Kampen, Rijssen, and Zutphen, NL
June 10, Stefano Colletti, Carillonneur, Dounai, France
June 17, Jim Brown, Carillonneur, Naperville, IL
June 24, Andrée-Anne Doane, Carillonneur, Oratoire St-Joseph, Montreal, Canada
July 1, Jim Fackenthal, Assistant University of Chicago Carillonneur, Chicago, IL
July 8, Tim Sleep, City Carillonneur, Naperville, IL
July 16, Jonathan Hebert, Carillonneur, Ottawa, Canada
July 23, David Hunsberger, Associate University Carillonneur, Berkeley, CA
July 29, Tiffany Lin and Michael Solotke, Carillonneurs, Washington, DC, and New York, NY
August 5, Julie Zhu, Carillonneur, Chicago, IL
August 12, Auke de Boer and Adolph Rots, Groningen duo, Groningen, the Netherlands
August 19, Julia Littleton, Carillonneur, Arlington, VA

Springfield, Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon
53rd Annual International Carillon Festival, June 4-8, 2014

Wednesday, June 4
7:00 p.m., Frans Haagen
7:45 p.m., Robin Austin with soprano Gailyn Draper, tenor Jerry Hicks and narrator Christian McWhirter, author of Battle Hymns: The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War

Thursday, June 5
6:30 p.m., James Rogers
7:00 p.m., Claire Halpert
7:45 p.m., Frans Haagen

Friday, June 6
6:30 p.m., Caleb Melamed
7:00 p.m., Robin Austin
7:45 p.m., Claire Halpert

Saturday, June 7
6:30 p.m., Patrick Knox
7:00 p.m., Eddy Mariën
7:45 p.m., Geert D’hollander

Sunday, June 8
3:00 p.m., Student Concert
6:30 p.m., Annie Gregurich
7:00 p.m., Geert D'hollander
7:45 p.m., Eddy Mariën

Iowa

Ames, Iowa State University, Stanton Memorial Carillon
Rain or Shine, FREE
Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
June 10, Eddy Mariën, Mechelen, Belgium
July 8, Andrée-Anne Doane, Montreal, Canada
August 5, Lynnette Geary, Waco, Texas
September 2, Robin Austin, Springfield, Illinois

Maryland

Owings Mills, McDonogh School, Tagart Memorial Chapel
Fridays at 7:00 p.m.
July 4, Gordon Slater
July 11, Doug Gefvert
July 18, Tim Sleep
July 25, Buck Lyon-Vaiden
August 1, John Widmann

Massachusetts

Cohasset, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, The Cohasset Carillon
Sundays at 6:00 p.m.
June 29, Mary Kennedy
July 6, Gordon Slater
July 13, Tatiana Lyukanova
July 20, Elena Sadina
July 27, Vera Wünsche
August 3, Steven Ball
August 10, Roy Kroezen
August 17, George Matthew, Jr.

Norwood, Norwood Memorial Municipal Building, Walter F. Tilton Memorial Carillon
Mondays at 7:00 p.m. except 4th of July
June 30, Lee B. Leach
July 4, 3:00 p.m., Lee B. Leach
July 7, Gordon Slater
July 14, Tatiana Lukyanova
July 21, Elena Sardina
July 28, Vera Wünsche
August 4, Steven Ball
August 11, Roy Kroezen
August 18, George Matthew, Jr.

Springfield, Trinity United Methodist Church, Trinity Singing Tower
Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
July 18, Gerald Martindale

Wellesley, Wellesley College, Galen L. Stone Tower
Saturdays at 6:00 p.m. except as noted
March 15, Gordon Slater

Michigan

Allendale, Grand Valley State University, Cook Carillon
Sundays at 8:00 p.m.
July 6, Kipp Cortez
July 13, Dave Hunsberger
July 20, Open Tower hosted by Julianne Vanden Wyngaard
July 27, Dave Johnson
August 3, Sally Harwood
August 10, Joey Brink
August 17, Julianne Vanden Wyngaard

Bloomfield Hills, Christ Church Cranbrook, Wallace Memorial Carillon
Sundays at 4:00 p.m.
July 6, Julia Walton
July 13, Dave Hunsberger
July 20, Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra
July 27, John Widmann
August 3, Auke de Boer and Adolph Rots (Groningen Carillon Duo)
August 10, Joey Brink

Bloomfield Hills, Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church
All recitals following Sunday services at 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon
June 15, Dennis Curry
June 22, Julianne Vanden Wyngaard
July 13, David Hunsberger
July 20, Kipp Cortez
July 27, John Widmann
August 3, Auke de Boer and Adolph Rots (Groningen Carillon Duo)
August 10, Joey Brink
August 31, Dennis Curry

Bloomfield Hills, St.Hugo of the Hills Catholic Church
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
July 17, David Hunsberger
July 24, John Widmann
August 7, Auke de Boer and Adolph Rots (Groningen Carillon Duo)

Detroit, Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church
June 29, 11:45 a.m., TBA
August 5, 7:30 p.m., Auke de Boer and Adolph Rots (Groningen Carillon Duo)

Detroit, St.Mary's of Redford Catholic Church
Saturdays at 5:15 p.m.
July 5, Patrick Macoska
July 12, Kipp Cortez
July 19, David Hunsberger
July 26, John Widmann

East Lansing, Michigan State University, Beaumont Tower Carillon
Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.
July 2, Thomas Bond, MSU, Class of 2014
July 9, Helen Hofmeister, Grand Rapids, MI
July 16, David Hunsberger, University of California, Berkeley, CA
July 23, Ray McLellan, University Carillonneur, MSU
July 30, Dennis Curry, Kirk in the HIlls, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Grand Rapids, Grand Valley State University, Beckering Family Carillon
Wednesdays at 12 noon during July except July 29
July 9, Helen Hofmeister Hawley
July 16, Dave Hunsberger
July 23, Julianne Vanden Wyngaard
Sunday, June 29, 8:00 p.m., Julianne Vanden Wyngaard
July 30, Dave Johnson

University of Michigan, Burton Memorial Tower
Summer Bells at Michigan: Listen up!
All recitals, except as noted, begin at 7:00 pm at Burton Memorial Tower
June 23: Julianne Vanden Wyngaard
June 30: Kipp Cortez
July 7: Patrick Macoska
**Thursday, July 17 at noon: Dave Hunsberger (presented in conjunction with the Ann Arbor Art Fair)
July 21: Dennis Curry
July 28: John Widmann
August 4: Rachel Perfecto

Minnesota

Minneapolis, Central Lutheran Church
Sundays at 11:15 a.m.
July 13, Gerald Martindale
July 20, Wesley Arai
August 3, Tiffany Lin and Michael Solotke
August 10, Julie Zhu

Rochester, Mayo Clinic, The Rochester Carillon
Mondays at 7:00 p.m.
July 21, 7:00 p.m., Wesley Arai

St. Paul, House of Hope Presbyterian Church, Noyes Memorial Carillon
Sundays and July 4 at 4:00 p.m.
July 4, Dave Johnson
July 13, Gerald Martindale
July 20, Wesley Arai
August 3, Tiffany Lin and Michael Solotke
August 10, Julie Zhu
August 17, Dave Johnson

Nebraska

Omaha, Lauritzen Gardens, Mobile Millennium Carillon
Memorial Day weekend, Saturday-Monday, May 24-26
11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., Shannon Norton Richards

Omaha, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Henningson Memorial Campanile
July 4, 9:00 a.m., Patriotic Concert, "Let Freedom Ring"

New Jersey

Princeton, Princeton University, Grover Cleveland Tower, The Class of 1892 Bells
Sundays at 1:00 p.m.
July 6, Anton Fleissner
July 13, Steven Ball
July 20, Tim Sleep
July 27, Ray McLellan
August 3, Klaus DeHaan
August 10, Steven Schreiber
August 17, Lisa Lonie (Bells and Brass)
August 24, Ed Nassor
August 31, Julie Zhu, GCNA Class of 2013 Recitalist

New York

Alfred, Alfred University, Davis Memorial Carillon
Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
July 8, TBA
July 15, Tin-shi Tam
July 22, Laura Ellis
July 29, Klaas RR de Haan

Rochester, University of Rochester, Hopeman Memorial Carillon
Mondays at 7:00 p.m.
July 7, TBA
July 14, Tin-shi Tam
July 21, Laura Ellis
July 28, Klaas RR de Haan

Williamsville, Calvary Episcopal Church, The Niederlander Carillon
Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.
July 2, Gloria Werblow
July 16, Tin-shi Tam
July 23, Laura Ellis
July 30, Klaas RR de Haan

Ohio

Gates Mills, St. Christopher's by the River
47th 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 25, Opening Duet Recital, Richard D. Gegner and Richard M. Watson
May 26, Memorial Day, 2:00 p.m., Richard M. Watson
June 1, Richard D. Gegner
June 8, Richard M. Watson
June 15, Fathers’ Day, Richard D. Gegner
June 22, Richard M. Watson
June 29, Richard D. Gegner
July 4, Independence Day, 2:00 p.m., Richard D. Gegner (Richard M. Watson, assisting)
July 6, Richard M. Watson
July 13, Richard D. Gegner
July 20, Richard M. Watson
July 27, Duet Recital, Richard D. Gegner and Richard M. Watson
August. 3, "Lollipops & Balloons" Children's Concert, Richard D. Gegner
August 10, Richard M. Watson
August 17, Guest Recital, Tin-Shi Tam, Iowa State University
August 24, Duet Recital, Richard D. Gegner and Richard M. Watson
August 31, Richard D. Gegner
September 1, 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 10, TBA
July 17, Tin-shi Tam
July 24, Laura Ellis
July 31, Klaas RR de Haan

Fort Washington, St.Thomas Church, Whitemarsh, Catherine Colt Dickey Memorial Carillon
Tuesdays: Carillon at 7:00 p.m., local entertainers at 8:00 p.m.
July 1, Steven Ball, Atlantic City, NJ
July 8, Doug Gefvert, Valley Forge, PA
July 15, Tim Sleep, Naperville, IL
July 22, Lisa Lonie, Whitemarsh, PA
July 29, Ray McLellan, Michigan State University

Kennett Square, Longwood Gardens, Chimes Tower
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
May 11, Doug Gefvert
May 18, Lisa Lonie
June 15, Julie Zhu
June 29, Steven Ball
July 13, Tim Sleep
July 27, Jim Fackenthal
August 3, Ray McLellan
August 10, John Widmann
August 24, Todd Fair

Valley Forge, Washington Memorial Chapel, Washington Memorial National Carillon
Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
July 2, Steven Ball
July 9, Doug Gefvert
July 16, Tim Sleep
July 24, Jim Fackenthal
July 30, Ray McLellan
August 6, Klaas de Haan
August 13, Music of the British Isles, Doug Gefvert and Irish Thunder Pipes and Drums
August 20, John Widmann
August 27, James Brinson

Tennessee

Sewanee, The University of the South, Leonidas Polk Memorial Carillon
Sundays at 4:45 p.m. following Sewanee Summer Music Festival Concerts, except as noted
June 22, John Bordley
June 29, Ray Gotko
July 4, 1:00 p.m., Ray Gotko
July 6, Michael Moore
July 13, Ray Gotko and John Bordley
July 20, Richard Shadinger
July 27, J. Samuel Hammond

Vermont

Middlebury, Middlebury College, Mead Memorial Chapel
Fridays at 5:00 p.m. except August 15 at 7:00 p.m.
July 4, George Matthew Jr., Carillonneur, Middlebury College and Norwich University
July 11, Amy Heebner '93, City Carillonneur, Albany, NY
July 18, Elena Sadina, Belgian carillon school and Middlebury Summer Language School
July 25, Sergei Gratchev, Belgian carillon school and Middlebury Summer Language School
August 1, Tatiana Lukyanova, Carillonneur, Congregational Church, New Britain, CT
August 8, Charles Semowich, City Carillonneur, Albany, NY
August 15 (7:00 p.m.), Alexander Solovov, Belgian carillon school and Middlebury Summer Language School

Northfield, Norwich University
Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.
July 5, George Matthew Jr., Carillonneur, Middlebury College and Norwich University
July 12, Amy Heebner '93, City Carillonneur, Albany, NY
July 19, Elena Sadina, Belgian carillon school and Middlebury Summer Language School
July 26, Sergei Gratchev, Belgian carillon school and Middlebury Summer Language School
August 2, Tatiana Lukyanova, Carillonneur, Congregational Church, New Britain, CT
Amy Heebner and Charles Semowich are Co-Carillonneurs at Albany, NY

Washington

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

Wisconsin

Green Bay, First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Kaap Memorial Carillon
Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.
July 9, Gerald Martindale

Madison, University of Wisconsin, Memorial Carillon
Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
July 10, Gerald Martindale
July 17, Wesley Arai
July 24, Lyle Anderson
July 31, Michael Solotke and Tiffany Lin

Summer Recital Archive

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