April Carillon events

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Student Carillon Concert Sunday, April 17 2:30 p.m.

Concert features Johnathan Germick, junior in electrical engineering, and the Cunningham Quartet. The quartet is formed by four Cyclone siblings: Craig ’12, Carrie ’14, Cayla ’16 and Casey ’18. They will play “Do-Re-Mi” from the "Sound of Music."

Weekday Carillon Concert Monday, April 18 11:50 a.m.

A collaborative concert with percussionist Michael Mitacki of Northern Illinois University. This concert will be performed via LOLA, a low latency audio-visual streaming system, which allows musicians to play together in real time in two remote venues. Audience will hear the carillon and the audio streaming from NIU live on central campus. For the full experience with audio and video, watch the carillon webcast.

Michael Mixtacki is the Acting Head of Percussion Studies at Northern Illinois University, teaching percussion lessons and classes, co-directing the NIU Percussion Ensemble, and directing the Latin Jazz Ensemble and Afro-Cuban Folkloric Ensemble.

Lecture: "Renovation and Innovation: ISU Carillon Keeps Up with the Times – the intricacies of bell making and tuning, hanging and recording” Monday, April 18 4 p.m. Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Speaker: Richard Watson is the founder of Meeks, Watson & Company — bell founders and carillon builders at Georgetown, Ohio. Mr. Watson was in charge of the Stanton Memorial Carillon renovation in 1992-1994. He is currently working with ISU faculty and students on a Campanile-Carillon model, a 1:5 replica of the campanile and a 27-bell carillon. This lecture is sponsored by Stanton Memorial Carillon Foundation.