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International Carillon Festival

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June 4, 2014 - June 8, 2014

1740 W. Fayette Ave.
Springfield, IL 62704
217-546-3853

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The International Carillon Festival, first held in 1962, is lauded as one of the world's most important and prestigious carillon events. The Festival has earned an unsurpassed tradition of presenting the world's finest carillonneurs. During the past five decades, the Festival has featured carillonneurs from: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, and the United States.

Presented by the Springfield Park District with the support of The Rees Carillon Society and The Carillon Bells, concerts are held each evening. Individuals and families are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner as well as lawn chairs and blankets. There is large video screen are the base of the Carillon which allows the audience to view the playing keyboard and carillonneur during the performance.

53rd International Carillon Festival June 4 - 8, 2014 

Wednesday, June 4
7:00 PM - Frans Haagen, The Netherlands
7:45 PM - Robin Austin (narrated Lincoln program), USA
 
Thursday, June 5
6:30pm - Jim Rogers, USA
7:00pm - Claire Halpert, USA
7:45pm - Frans Haagen, The Netherlands
 
Friday, June 6
6:30pm - Caleb Melamed, USA 
7:00pm - Robin Austin, USA
7:45pm - Claire Halpert, USA
9:15pm - Festival Fireworks (Rain date; June 7)
 
Saturday, June 7
Noon - Festival Luncheon (For information contact Barb Walker at (217) 787-3532 or dandbwalker58@gmail.com
6:30pm - Patrick Knox (student concert), USA
7:00pm - Eddy Marien, Belgium
7:45pm - Geert D'hollander, USA and Belgium 

Sunday, June 8
3:00pm - Student Concert 
6:30pm - Annie Gregurich (student concert), USA
7:00pm - Geert D'hollander, USA and Belgium
7:45pm - Eddy Marien, Belgium

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