Monthly Archives: May 2014

Texas Regional Carillon Conference, October 10-11, 2014

The Texas Regional Carillon Conference at The University of Texas at Austin will be held on October 10-11, 2014. Hosted by Austin Ferguson, a member of the UT student guild of carillonneurs, the Texas Regional provides opportunities to experience UT’s … Continue reading

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Carillonneurs (and the carillons they play) in the news

Elizabeth Berghout, University of Kansas http://kcur.org/post/want-play-carillon-choices-are-slim-ku-one Julianne Vanden Wyngaard, Grand Valley State University: http://fox17online.com/2014/05/13/gvsus-cook-carillon-tower-rings-a-familiar-chord/#axzz31tsLehqi Margo Halsted, University of California Santa Barbara: http://vimeo.com/95051227    and http://www.noozhawk.com/article/ucsb_carillon_among_rare_breed_of_instruments_20140513

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Oakland University’s Elliott Carillon Nears Completion

The tower for the new Elliott Carillon at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, has been topped off with its cupola, the bells have been delivered and the bourdon is being installed. Getting close!

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Carillonneurs in the news

Jim Saenger, Capitol’s Carillonneur, Taft Carillon, Washington, D.C., Q and A http://www.aoc.gov/blog/meet-carillonneur-capitol Tin-Shi Tam, University of Iowa Carillonneur, at the University of Montana http://www.kpax.com/news/um-carillon-performance-fills-campus-with-music/ Jim Brinson, Mercersberg Academy Carillonneur, Q and A http://www.therecordherald.com/article/20140505/NEWS/140509918/10054/NEWS University of Chicago Student Guild of Carillonneurs, … Continue reading

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25 bells installed at Idaho university

Northwest Nazarene University, in Nampa, Idaho, is one step closer to enjoying the 25 bells recently installed on its campus. The bell tower cap was put into place on Tuesday, May 6, at the Leah Peterson Learning Commons building nearing … Continue reading

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Full-time carillon/organ position, Concord University, Athens, West Virginia

The following position posting is from The Chronicle of Higher Education’s electronic career search service: Deadline Open until filled Date Posted May 2, 2014 Type Non tenure track Salary Not specified Employment Type Full-time Fine Arts: Concord seeks an assistant … Continue reading

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2014 International Carillon Festival

The Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon, Springfield, Illinois, will host the 53rd International Carillon Festival on June 4-8, 2014. The schedule for the Festival, which includes recitals by performers from the USA, the Netherlands and Belgium, can be found at: http://carillon-rees.org/Events/Carillon-Festival … Continue reading

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