Cook Carillon Summer Concert Series: Melissa Weidner
Sunday, July 29, 2012
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Cook Carillon Plaza, GVSU Allendale Campus
Music & Dance
Melissa Weidner regularly plays the carillon at the University of California, Riverside. When not playing carillon, she is active as a church organist, music instructor and piano tuner. She began her carillon study in 2004 at The Catholic University of America with Robert Grogan. Carillon study later continued at the University of Denver with Todd Fair and Carol Jickling Lens.
In 2009, Weidner passed the carillonneur advancement examination at the Congress of The Guild of Carillonneurs in North America, held at Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania. Since that time, she has given carillon recitals every summer in several different states.
Additional free open-air Cook Carillon 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.