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Carillon Concerts

Carillon Concerts
Summer Series

Upcoming Dates

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August 22, 2021
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm


September 12, 2021
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Dates & Price

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2:00–2:30 pm

Free with Gardens Admission

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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

2021 Schedule

Doug Gefvert
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. View program.

Lisa Lonie
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.

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Explore That Mysterious Place

Unveil the enigma of our Chimes Tower and Carillon … and watch as carillonneur Roel Smit expertly plays its 6-foot-wide keyboard.