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Tuesday 2 October 2007 1 pm in the Quadrangle


Visiting Carillonneur and University Organist
The University of Florida

Carillon music from the USA

Toccata Giocoso, Op. 25* John Gouwens (1957- )
Pastel in Bronze* Albert Gerken (1937 -)
Serenade 1* Ronald Barnes (1927-97)
I Intrada
II Sicilienne
III Milonga
IV Processional
V A Whimsy
VI Barcarolle
Suite for Carillon* Mary Jeanne van Appledorn (1927- )
I Prelude
II Saraband
III Toccata
Suite in Popular Style* John Courter (1941- )
I Ragtime Bells
II Ballad
III Blues for Bells
IV The Winners (March for Carillon)
Dr Laura Ellis is associate professor in the University of Florida School of Music where she teaches organ, harpsichord, carillon and sacred music. A native of Minnesota, she is a magna cum laude graduate of Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) and holds a Master of Music degree in church music and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in organ performance from the University of Kansas, where she studied carillon with Albert Gerken. In addition to her performances on the carillon in Century Tower on the University of Florida campus, Dr Ellis has performed solo carillon recitals in Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois and Canada. She is Director of the Music and Publications Committee of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America. For information on the University of Florida carillon program visit:

The performer wishes to acknowledge the University of Florida Office of Research and Graduate Programs, which provided funding for this performance through the Fine Arts Scholarship Enhancement Award Fund.
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