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Middlebury College's 28th Annual Carillon Series Begins July 5

June 14, 2013

Free Performances Are the Hallmark Sounds of Summer Life on Campus


Middlebury, VT—The beautiful sounds of ringing bells will fill the air again this summer, as the 28th annual Middlebury College Carillon Series treats audiences to free performances on Friday evenings at 5:00 P.M. in and around Mead Memorial Chapel. Each year, musicians from around the world come to Middlebury to perform in the Chapel’s soaring tower high above the College campus. All of the concerts are free and open to the public, and can be enjoyed inside Mead Chapel or on the surrounding lawns.

Organized by Middlebury College Organist and Professor Emeritus of Music Emory Fanning and Middlebury College Carillonneur George Matthew Jr., this year’s impressive lineup includes seven carillon concerts and a special “Carillon Series Extra” organ concert:


George Matthew Jr.
Carillonneur at Middlebury College and Norwich University

Friday, July 5, 2013, at 5:00 P.M.





Elena Sadina
Instructor at the Middlebury College Language Schools and the Royal Carillon School, Mechelen, Belgium

Friday, July 12, 2013, at 5:00 P.M.


tatianalukyanovaTatiana Lukyanova
Instructor at the Royal Belgian Carillon School and St. Petersburg Conservatory
Friday, July 19, 2013, at 5:00 P.M.

“Carillon Series Extra," organ concert by Tatiana Lukyanova
Sponsored by the Middlebury College Russian School

Sunday, July 21, 2013; please note special start time of 4:00 P.M.



Sergei Gratchev
Instructor and Carillonneur in Hulst, Netherlands, and at the Middlebury College Russian School

Friday, July 26, 2013, at 5:00 P.M.




Philippe Beullens
Associate City Carillonneur, Mechelen and Leuven, and Instructor at St. Martin’s College in Overijse, Belgium

Friday, August 2, 2013, at 5:00 P.M.





Gordon Slater
Canadian Dominion Carillonneur Emeritus

Friday August 9, 2013, at 5:00 P.M.




George Matthew Jr.
Carillonneur at Middlebury College and Norwich University

Friday, August 16, 2013, at 5:00 P.M.
(Mr. Matthew will repeat this program at 7:00 P.M. to precede the Middlebury College Language School’s Commencement ceremonies.)




All performances take place at Mead Memorial Chapel, located on the campus of Middlebury College at 75 Hepburn Road. Free parking is available on Route 125/College Street, and on Old Chapel Road.  In the case of inclement weather, the concerts will still take place, and audiences are welcome to listen from inside the chapel or on the chapel steps and front landing. For further information, contact the Mahaney Center for the Arts at 802-443-3168 or See a full schedule of campus events at

Mahaney Center for the Arts
Middlebury College
South Main St./Route 30 South
72 Porter Field Rd.
Middlebury, VT 05753
(802) 443-3168 phone
(802) 443-2834 fax