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Free with Gardens Admission
Please note: All Membership levels, except Gardens Premium Members, must make reservations at this time. Timed Admission Tickets are required.
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Blanket/Chair Policy for this event: Blankets and chairs are permitted in designated areas.
Please note that programs are subject to change.
Enjoy the sounds of our 62-bell, five-octave Longwood Carillon with our live carillon concerts, amid the lovely setting of our picturesque Chimes Tower. Guests are welcome to bring their own blankets and chairs and place them in the turf area across from the Chimes Tower to enjoy the concert.
Experience the Longwood Carillon
Sunday, June 27, 2:00–2:30 pm
Janet Tebbel serves as carillonneur of the First United Methodist Church of Germantown, where she has played the 50-bell Taylor carillon since 1979; as well as the carillonneur of the Miraculous Medal Shrine in the historic Germantown section of Philadelphia, with a 47-bell Paccard/Bigelow carillon, since 2002. Since leaving full-time music teaching several years ago, Tebbel has held positions in music education, carillon playing, church organ work, and conducting handbell choirs. View program.
Sunday, July 25, 2:00–2:30 pm
Roy Kroezen serves as carillonneur of the Centralia Carillon in Illinois, as well as organist at St. Mary Catholic Church in Centralia and the Fox Theater in St. Louis. He has played numerous organ and carillon recitals in the US, Europe, and the island of Curaçao.
Sunday, August 22, 2:00–2:30 pm
Doug Gefvert is the carillonneur of the Washington Memorial National Carillon. Before assuming the position of chapel carillonneur of Washington Memorial National Carillon in 1999, Gefvert was bellmaster at historic Old Christ Church in Philadelphia for 21 years.
Sunday, September 12, 2:00–2:30 pm
Lisa Lonie is the carillonneur at Princeton University; St. Thomas Church, Whitemarsh; and The Church of the Holy Trinity in Philadelphia, home of the oldest carillon in North America. Known for her musical wit and creative programming, Lonie is a frequent recitalist throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. She also serves as a regional instructor for the North American Carillon School and maintains a robust carillon teaching studio at Princeton.