Arthur R. Metz Bicentennial Grand Carillon
in its new home, the IU Cox Arboretum,
(photo January, 2020)
Attention! The Associate Instructorship in Carillon is now taking applications from qualified prospective organ majors. More details can be found at Associate Instructor in Carillon
Inaugural Arthur R. Metz Bicentennial Grand Carillon
Guest Artist Weekend
featuring world-renowned carillonneur Geert d’Hollander
Delayed, but not defeated, by Covid, we have waited since April, 2020 for this weekend so please join us for these inaugural Metz Guest Artist Weekend events. Saturday and Sunday concerts are free and open to the public. You are encouraged to dress casually, bring a comfortable chair or blanket, sit so you can safely go maskless, and enjoy these outdoor events.
Saturday, October 2 7 – 8 pm Music Annex
(to the back and south of the Musical Arts Center)
Carillon Students, Faculty and Guest Artists Mr. d’Hollander and John Gouwens “dedicate” the refurbished Music Annex Carillon
Sunday, October 3 4 – 5 pm Jesse H. and Beulah Chanley Cox Arboretum
(adjacent to the Wells Library)
Guest Artist Recital by Geert d’Hollander
playing the Arthur R. Metz Bicentennial Grand Carillon,
assisted by John Gouwens
Monday, October 4 12:20- 2 PM Metz Carillon
Carillon Masterclass by Mr. d’Hollander (closed event for JSOM Carillon Students)
Please contact Lynnli Wang for more information.
Associate Instructor of Carillon: Lynnli Wang firstname.lastname@example.org
Information regarding applied carillon study can be found here.
Amy Hamburg Mead,
Jacobs School of Music Pre-College String Program (music theory)
and Associate of the JSoM Carillon Program
Fall 2021 Meet Me at the Metz Carillon Concert Series
We invite you to join us for weekly socially-distanced carillon recitals every Saturday from noon-12:45 pm. Bring your blanket, a picnic basket, and enjoy music in the fresh air and scenic landscape of IU’s Cox Arboretum.
- 8/28 – Welcome Fall 2021! – Lynnli Wang
- 9/4 – Student Spotlight: Elijah Buerk
- 9/11 – Memorial Concert – Lynnli Wang
- 9/18 – Pumpkin Spice is in the Air – Lynnli Wang + Students
- 9/25 – Amy Hamburg
- 10/2 – Student Spotlight: Aaron Sizemore
- 10/2* – MA Dedication Concert at 7pm: Geert D’Hollander and John Gouwens
- 10/3* – Metz Inaugural Guest Recital at 4pm: Geert D’Hollander and John Gouwens
- 10/4* – Metz Masterclass at 12-2pm: Geert D’Hollander – open only to Carillon Studio students
- 10/9 – NO CONCERT – Fall Break
- 10/16 – Student Spotlight: Nicholas Stigall
- 10/23 – Ringing for All – Studio Project – to be performed at MA Carillon
- 10/30 – Bats in the Belfry – Studio Halloween Concert
- 11/6 – Amy Hamburg – to be performed at MA Carillon
- 11/13 – Student Spotlight: Colin Knapp
- 11/20 – NO CONCERT – Thanksgiving break
- 11/27 – NO CONCERT – Thanksgiving Break
- 12/4 – Studio Concert at 2pm – no noon concert!
IU carillonneurs can be heard performing solos and duets on the Metz.
Other upcoming events:
Inaugural Arthur R. Metz Bicentennial Grand Carillon Guest Artist Weekend
We have waited since April, 2020 for this moment!
Join us for the inaugural guest artist weekend events featuring world-renowned carillonneur Geert d’Hollander.
Carillonneur Geert d’Hollander, recitalist for our upcoming dedication of the Metz Bicentennial Grand carillon
Music Annex Carillon Receives a Face Lift
April 1, 2020
Our much loved practice carillon is removed from its perch on top of the Music Annex for repairs and improvements and a new console, provided by Sunderlin Bell Foundry.
Expected date of its return to campus: Spring 2021
Removing bells from the top of the “round building,” Music Annex