Carillon Festival 2013


CampanileCarillon Festival 2013
Saturday, September 21
Stanton Memorial Carillon

sponsored by the Stanton Memorial Carillon Foundation.

Schedule of Events

Events are FREE and OPEN to the public.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Master Class
Geert D'hollander, guest carillonneur

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Writing Music for Carillon
Geert D'hollander
Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall (Music Hall Room 140)

1:30 PM

Performance of the winning composition of the 2013 Carillon Composition Competition
Central Campus

Center Panel for carillon by
Kyle Shaw, Urbana, Illinois.


2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Carillon Recital
Geert D'hollander, guest carillonneur
Central Campus


Evergreens from the Romantic Era

Anitra's Dance
Salut d'Amour (1888)



Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
arr. Geert D'hollander

Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909)
arr. Albert Gerken

"Een Schoon Liedeken" (2008)
A fantasy for carillon based on an old Flemish Song (Antwerp, 1544)


Geert D'hollander
(b. 1965)




Take a Break (2011)

Geert D'hollander
(b. 1965)

Sonata in C Major

Allegro Risoluto
Rondo Turc

Daniel Steibelt
arr. Anton Brees

Introduction and Sicilienne

Ronald Barnes


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Campanile Tours
Central Campus


Geert D'hollanderGeert D'hollander, studied, amongst others, piano, chamber music, choral- and orchestral direction, fugue and composition at the Royal Conservatory in Antwerp (Belgium), and carillon at the Royal Carillon School in Mechelen (Belgium). He was first prize winner in about 30 international competitions for carillon and/or composition. In 2008 he was awarded the “Berkeley Medal of Honor” for “Distinguished Service to the Carillon”.
He was appointed carillonneur of Bok Tower Gardens (Lake Wales, FL) in October 2012. Prior positions include University Carillonist and Professor of Carillon at the Department of Music at UC Berkeley (California), city carillonneur of Antwerp Cathedral, the belfry of Ghent, the basilica of Lier (Belgium), and University Carillonneur of Middelburg (The Netherlands).
He frequently gives Master Classes in Europe and the USA, and performs all over the world.