Monthly Archives: January 2014

North American Carillon School to host workshop in Centralia, Ill., Aug. 25-29, 2014

From Monday, August 25, through Friday, August 29, 2014, the North American Carillon school will host its first Summer Carillon Workshop in Centralia, Illinois.  The workshop will be limited to 9 participants. Early sign-up deadline is May 15, 2014. The Centralia Carillon. Photo … Continue reading

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Camera buffs capture sunrise atop carillon tower in Valley Forge, Pa.

Most efforts to generate interest in and support of carillons relate to the music of the bells. At the National Park Service’s Valley Forge Park, the carillon tower itself is the focus of an activity that carillonneurs might be able … Continue reading

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Membership dues: Pay now to save the GCNA money

All GCNA members and wannabe members, note that you can pay your annual dues by check, PayPal or credit card before January 25, 2014, and save the GCNA money that would be spent on postage to mail bills for dues … Continue reading

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New carillon tower rises at Michigan’s Oakland University

Construction on the new carillon tower at Oakland University, in Rochester Hills, Michigan–the Elliott Carillon Tower–continues apace–2 pictures from December are below. To view a video of a Petit & Fritsen interview that shows the Elliott Carillon Tower bells, go … Continue reading

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Introducing the GCNA’s new blogger

Hi! I’m Sally Harwood, and, when I’m not travelling, I play the carillon at Michigan State University’s Beaumont Tower, as a volunteer assistant carillonneur. I will be posting to the GCNA blog, regularly I hope, and I would appreciate your … Continue reading

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