Dates & Price
Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm
Free with Gardens Admission
Geert D’hollander is the Director of Carillon Services at Bok Tower Gardens and the carillon composition teacher at the Royal Carillon School in Mechelen, Belgium.
More about Geert D'hollander
Geert was named Bok Tower Gardens’ fourth full-time carillonneur in October 2012. He has studied, among others, piano, chamber music, choral- and orchestral direction, fugue, and composition at the Royal Conservatory in Antwerp (Belgium), and carillon at the Royal Carillon School in Mechelen (Belgium). He was first prize winner in more than 30 international competitions for carillon and/or composition. In 1997, he succeeded Ronald Barnes as University Carillonist and Professor of Carillon at the Department of Music at UC Berkeley. In 2008, he was awarded the “Berkeley Medal of Honors” for “Distinguished Service to the Carillon.”
Currently, D’hollander is a carillon composition teacher at the Royal Carillon School in Mechelen, Belgium. He has made five appearances at the Bok Tower Gardens International Carillon Festival.