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Hopeman Memorial Carillon

Concert Schedule—Fall 2017

Carillon bells


Concerts are subject to change.

Restoration - Summer Fall 2017 [UPDATE]

August - September, 2017 -

The initial phase of the restoration began August 24, and was completed on August 29 [see a photo essay here].  The 32 smaller bells were removed and loaded on a trailer to have their clappers rebuilt/refitted in Meeks & Watson’s workshop (in Ohio).  The largest of these "small" bells was 12-14” in diameter and about 150 lbs. The 18 largest bells were too large to move.  The clappers, however, were removed and replaced with new clappers. 

In September, Meeks & Watson returned to replace the now-refurbished smaller bells.  After some adjustments and a return trip, the bells are ringing again. And they sound fantastic!

The next chapter in the restoration saga will be upgrades to the keyboard, a new "umbrella" (which prevents water that collects at the base of the tower leaking into the cabin - and on the keyboard - should the water rise above a certain level) AND a complete restoration and refurbishment of the practice carillon which resides in Spurrier.

If you wish help with the restoration funding, your charitable contribution is most welcome.  And a "Thank you" to all those already supporting the restoration via donations to Hopeman Carillon Fund

That being said . . .

Concerts!

A special American Musicological Society - Rochester carillon concert this Sunday,  November 12, at 1pm. by Tiffany Ng, Associate Professor of Carillon and Univeristy Carillonist at the Univeristy of Michigan, Ann Arbor   Tiffany has included a wide variety of music reflecting her international travels performing on and listening to carillon, as well as her affinityt with diverse cultures.  A little something for everyone, performed by an expert carillonneur.  Click here for the program.

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Student Rings

Monday 6:30-8pm (class), 9:30-10pm (Carillon Society)
Tuesday 7-8:30pm (Carillon Society)
Wednesday 4:30-7:30pm (class)
Thursday 4:30-8:30pm (class)
Thursday 9-9:30am (Carillon Society)
Saturday 10am-12:30pm (class)