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Concerts and happenings at carillons throughout North America.

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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Happy 40th Birthday, World Carillon Federation!

Thank you again for all of your help in solving the first round of “Mysteries from the GCNA Archives”! (More mysteries are coming soon! :-))  We are making great progress on our CLIR funded grant project to process the archives. … Continue reading

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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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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: … Continue reading

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Queen Fabiola Contest 2014

The Queen Fabiola carillon performance contest for 2014 will be held from June 25 to June 28 in Mechelen, Belgium, immediately preceding the World Carillon Federation meeting in nearby Antwerp. Established by the Royal Carillon School “Jef Denyn” , the … Continue reading

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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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