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International “Bells for Peace” Commemoration of the 1914 Christmas Truce

Today and tomorrow, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, carillons around the world will ring in remembrance of the Christmas Truce of 1914, on the battlefields of the First World War.  The playing of “Silent Night-Stille Nacht” will begin at 19:14 … Continue reading

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Blog post, Belgian adventure

Deborah Hennig, who studied carillon with Andrea McCready until her move to Hong Kong this summer, is a regular blogger who just left for Mechelen for a month’s study at the Royal Belgian Carillon School ‘Jef Denyn’.  Her most recent … Continue reading

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Carillon/organ professorship, Concord University, Athens, West Virginia

The following Assistant Professor opening is posted at the Concord University website (link at bottom): Position Information  Job Category Faculty Position Title Assistant Professor Working Title Assistant Professor of Carillon and Organ Pay Grade Scheduled Hours Per Week 37.5 FLSA … Continue reading

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Plainfield Carillon Inaugural Recital Wednesday, June 25

Andrée-Anne Doane, carillonneur for the St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montreal, Quebec, will perform the inaugural recital for the carillon of the United Methodist Church in Plainfield, Illinois, on Wednesday, June 25, at 7:00 p.m.  Ms. Doane, a GCNA Carillonneur Member, plans … Continue reading

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NEW CARILLONNEUR MEMBERS, 2014

Seven new Carillonneur Members were welcomed by the GCNA at the 2014 Congress. After successful completion of their advancement examinations on the Williams Carillon at the University of Denver, Colorado, the following were voted into Carillonneur Member status by the … Continue reading

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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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