Rochester Carillon Composition Award

The Rochester Carillon Composition Award was created to foster new arrangements or compositions for playing on the Hopeman Carillon that are original and musical.

For information see the Rochester Carillon Competition Award PDF.

2019 Winner

Judges were united in their decision to declare “Butterfly Fantasia” by Alex Johnson the 2019 award winner. You may take an opportunity to hear Senior Alex Johnson '19 playing this piece in duet with Sara MacNally, UR alumna. Mr. Johnson has been studying under Geert D'Hollander at Bok Tower during spring 2019.

Listen and watch a recording of the 2019 Award winning "Butterfly Fantasia" or download the score.

2018 Winners

Download the Forest in the Dark score.

The winner accepting the award.
Pictured: Honey Meconi, Charles Zettek, Hanzhi Zhang, first place winner

Download the With Rememberance We Go On score.

The winner accepting the award.
Pictured: Alex Johnson and Charles Zettek