Joey Brink is the sixth University Carillonneur at the University of Chicago. He co-chairs the Johan Franco Composition Fund, and has served on the Board since 2015. After studying with Ellen Dickinson at Yale University, he graduated with greatest distinction from the Royal Carillon School in Mechelen, Belgium, and studied further with Geert D’hollander at Bok Tower Gardens. Brink received first prize at the International Queen Fabiola Carillon Competition in Mechelen in 2014, and has published more than twenty compositions for carillon. He and his partner, Vera, perform duet carillon recitals, are avid outdoor enthusiasts, and are learning how to be parents with their two-year-old daughter.