Summer Carillon Series Returns to Oakland University

Concert Series Will Run For Six Fridays, From July 5 through August 9 Oakland University’s popular summer carillon concert series, which features carillonneurs from around the world, will return on July 5 and continue for six Fridays. The free concerts will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Fridays next to the Elliott Tower on OU’s campus. The tower features a fully chromatic 49-bell carillon, which was the last carillon to have its bells and keyboard cast by the Petit and Fritsen Royal … [Read more...]

Oakland University’s Summer Carillon Series Kicks off July 6

For Whom the Bell Tolls This summer, Oakland University (OU) will host a series of free summer carillon concerts featuring carillonneurs from around the world. The series kicks off on July 6 with a concert by OU's resident carillonneur, Dennis Curry, and will continue for six Fridays. The concerts will take place at 6:00 p.m., Fridays next to the Elliott Tower, on OU’s campus. The tower features a fully chromatic 49-bell carillon, which was the last carillon to have its bells and … [Read more...]