Dates & Price
Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 3:00 pm
Free with Gardens Admission
Good friends and colleagues, Janet Tebbel and Lisa Lonie have been performing off and on as a duo team since the early ‘90s. As soloists, they are internationally recognized for their artistic and teaching experience with the carillon.
More about The Treblemakers
As traveling duet carillonneurs, Janet Tebbel and Lisa Lonie have appeared in many carillon festivals and summer series throughout North America and Europe including the prestigious International Carillon Festival at Bok Tower Gardens (2017). In 2014, they represented the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America (GCNA) at the World Carillon Federation congress in Antwerp and Bruges, Belgium by performing a duet recital. Thereafter, they embarked on an extended tour of The Netherlands, performing on a variety of modern and historical carillons.
More about Janet Tebbel
Janet Tebbel is the carillonneur of two carillons in the historic Germantown section of Philadelphia. She has served as carillonneur of the First United Methodist Church of Germantown, playing the 50 bell Taylor carillon since 1979; and has also been the carillonneur of the Miraculous Medal Shrine, with a 47 bell Paccard/Bigelow carillon, since 2002.
Janet began her carillon studies with R. Hudson Ladd at the University of Michigan and continued to play at the University of Rochester, New York while earning a Master’s degree in organ at the Eastman School of Music. With a grant from the Belgian-American Educational Foundation, she spent a year at the Royal Carillon School in Mechelen, Belgium, studying with Piet van den Broek, and earned a final diploma from the school.
More about Lisa Lonie
Lisa Lonie is the carillonneur of Princeton University, St. Thomas' Church, Whitemarsh, PA and Church of the Holy Trinity (Philadelphia) which houses the oldest carillon in North America. Previous to these positions, she was the carillonneur of the Schneider Carillon at Trinity Church in Holland, PA for over 15 years.
Lisa began her carillon studies with Frank Law, carillonneur at the Washington Memorial National Carillon in Valley Forge, PA and continued with Frank DellaPenna, Mr. Law’s successor. She is a carillonneur member of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America, former chair of the Examinations Committee, and has served on its Board of Directors and other committees. She also serves as a regional instructor for the North American Carillon School.