[Carillon-info] Five Days of Carillon Celebration: Yale University Guild of Carillonneurs

Lynnli Wang lynnli.wang at yale.edu
Tue Jun 14 17:44:01 EDT 2016

Dear Carillon Enthusiasts,

The Yale Memorial Carillon is celebrating its 50th birthday and hosting the
annual carillon conference fromJune 16-20th, and you are all invited!

The Yale Guild commissioned 50 new pieces from over 40 different composers.
And the commissions are being premiered over 9 different concerts this
weekend! Currently, we have 175 registered for this Congress, which will be
the biggest Congress in history!

Over the next 5 days, there are 9 concerts that are free and open to the

   - Thursday, June 16: 5:00pm -- the Welcome Recital: music of Ellen
   Dickinson, Joey Brink, Alice Gomez and Boudewijn Zwart
   - Friday, June 17th: 5:00pm -- featuring 10+ composers from the
   Northeast, Northwest and more!
   - Saturday, June 18th: 10:30am -- Stormy Weather: a concert of weather
   - Saturday, June 18th: 12:00pm -- *American Carillon Music Educator's*
    and *Guild of Carillonneurs in North America's* New Music Concert
   - Saturday, June 18th: 3:00pm -- Bells and Brass recital. This concert
   will feature carillon plus soprano, trombones and viola, dance, handbells,
   and more! This is not a concert to be missed!
   - Sunday, June 19th: 9:00am -- Morning Music recital
   - Sunday, June 19th: 12:00pm -- Mid-day Music recital
   - Sunday, June 19th: 4:00pm -- Music for a Sunday Afternoon

   - Sunday, June 19th: 8:00pm -- Twilight Concert:  featuring the 15
   pieces carefully chosen by a blind jury who judged a total of 39 pieces.

Concert duration: approximately an hour
Concert location: Branford College Courtyard (74 High Street)

If you need to be let in and are stuck at the gate, please call:
973.545.6047 (Lynnli).

As always, feel free to bring a lunch, snack, or dinner -- whatever is most
appropriate! Some white folding chairs will be available, but we recommend
you bring your own just to be safe.

We look forward to having you!

And yes, summer series will be starting soon - Fridays at 7 starting June 24!
More news to come!

All best,
The Yale University Guild of Carillonneurs

Lynnli Wang
Yale 2016
lynnli.wang at yale.edu
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