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Barnes Grant Applications

Applications for Barnes Grants are due 1 March 2020.
For more information, please see the Barnes Grant page.


Upcoming Congress

GCNA/WCF Congress 2020
24 June to 1 July
Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania


About Us

The Guild of Carillonneurs in North America is an organization of professional musicians dedicated to promoting the carillon art. It supports the development of proficient carillonneurs and encourages the building of new carillons, the improvement of existing installations, and the composition and distribution of carillon music.

Become a member

Membership in the GCNA is open to all who are interested in the carillon. The Guild is a member of the World Carillon Federation.

Join us

What is a Carillon?

Carillon bells can be heard throughout North America, in cities, at churches, on school campuses, in public parks, and in many other places where people gather. A carillon consists of a series of at least 23 tuned bells, played from a keyboard that allows expressiveness through variation in touch, and on which the player, or carillonneur, can play a broad range of music—from arrangements of popular and classical music to original compositions created just for the carillon.


To contact us, send an email to info@gcna.org

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