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...]

Last Free Concert at Elliott Tower on the Campus of Oakland University

The last Oakland University free carillon concert at Elliott Tower is this Friday, July .28, at 6:00 p.m. Bring family, friends and a picnic to enjoy the fountain and the music of this unique instrument. A tour will follow each concert. Donated by longtime Oakland University supporters Hugh and Nancy Elliott, the Elliott Tower is designed to be a rallying point for student activities. Complete with a water fountain, garden and decorative landscaping, it creates a stunning visual … [Read more...]