Cook Carillon Summer Concert Series: Julia Ann Walton
Sunday, June 24, 2012
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Cook Carillon Plaza, GVSU Allendale Campus
Music & Dance
The 18th Annual Cook Carillon Summer Concert Series opens with a concert performed by Michigan carillonneur Julia Ann Walton. In 2000 and 2001 she spent 12 weeks at the Netherlands Carillon School as a student of Arie Abbenes, carillonneur at the Dom in Utrecht. For the past several years she has been studying arranging and transcribing music for the carillon with Wendell Westcott, University Carillonneur Emeritus at Michigan State University. She has played recitals in many parts of the United States, Canada and Europe.
Currently Walton plays the carillons at Michigan State University and Central Methodist Church in Lansing, and is Minister of Music at St. Michael's Episcopal Church. Walton is a member of the Greater Lansing Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and is a member of The Guild of Carillonneurs in North America.
The free open-air concerts are scheduled at 8 p.m. each Sunday, through August 19. For more information, please call (616) 331-3484 or visit www.gvsu.edu/music.