The Johan Franco Committee of the GCNA commissions new musical compositions written for the carillon.
View all commissions to date in the GCNA Music Store or click on individual pieces below.
Commissions awarded to date are as follows:
|2018||"july 3, a hall of mirrors" by Jenny Olivia Johnson|
|2018||"Tower City" by Jessie Montgomery|
|2018||"Staying / Going" by Margot Murdoch|
|2018||"Butterfly Chaos" by Paul K. Takahashi|
|2016||"Fantasy on Old Hundredth and Sine Nomine" by John Gouwens|
|2012||"The Bell Invites Me" by Michael Torke|
|2007||"Music for Carillon", Op. 107, by Lowell Liebermann|
|2004||"Pealing Fire" by Libby Larsen - published by the composer, and available through GCNA|
|2003||"Bravo Bells" by Stephen Paulus - published by Paulus Publications, and available through GCNA|
|1997||"Winds of Autumn" by John Pozdro|
|1995||"Winter Song" by Roy Hamlin Johnson|
|1993||"Variations and Theme" by Lee Hoiby|
|1991||"Easter Dawning" by George Crumb (pub. C.F. Peters)|
|1989||"Triptych" by John Pozdro|
|1983||"Figments" by Gary White|
|1982||"Introduction and Sicilienne" by Ronald Barnes|
Except as noted above, all have been published by the GCNA.
The Johan Franco Committee is pleased to make available Commissioning Carillon Music: A Guide to Getting Started. Written by Tiffany Ng with the 2020 Franco Committee, this resource offers advice on getting started, obtaining funding, the process, the world premiere, and publication of the commissioned work.