Arthur R. Metz Bicentennial Grand Carillon
in its new home, the Cox Arboretum, January, 2020
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 2020 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, beginning September 5 through November 21, 2020. Bring your blanket, a picnic basket, and enjoy music in the fresh air and scenic landscape of IU’s Cox Arboretum.
September 5: Welcome, Back! performed by Carillon Associate Amy Hamburg Mead
September 12, Lynnli Wang’s Debut Recital
September 19: “Rosie Meets the Carillon” Storytime and Recital – a child friendly event!
September 26: Bells, Bells, Bells
October 3: Falling for the Metz – an Autumn Serenade
October 10: Take a (Fall) Break with the Metz
October 17: Celebrate the Sunshine
October 24 : Ringing and Singing Some Favorite Tunes
October 31: Bats in the Belfry Halloween Fun
November 7: The Frost is on the Pumpkin
November 14: Harvest Home
November 21: Friendsgiving
Bi-Weekly Ringing on Metz
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:00 pm
from September 8th through November 19th
IU carillonneurs can be heard performing solos and duets on the Metz.
Other upcoming events:
Dedication and Inaugural Recital
Due to COVID–19, and with the health and safety of our guests in mind, the dedication of the Metz Bicentennial Grand Carillon and dedicatory recital scheduled for Sunday, April 26, 2020, was cancelled and will be rescheduled as soon as feasible. We look forward to hosting world-renowned carillonneur Geert d’Hollander for this event. Please check this site for further updates regarding its rescheduled date.
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 forrepairs, improvements and a new console, provided by Sunderlin Bell Foundry.
Expected date of its return to campus: Fall, 2020
Removing bells from the top of the “round building,” Music Annex