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Grand Valley State University


Beckering Family Carillon Concert Series: Gisjbert Kok

Beckering Family Carillon Concert Series: Gisjbert Kok

When
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Where
Lacks International Plaza at Richard M. DeVos Center, Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus, 401 Fulton Street West

Category
Music & Dance

Description
Gijsbert Kok studied organ, church music, improvisation, and music theory at The Hague Royal Conservatory and the conservatories of Rotterdam and Tillburg. He is city carillonneur at The Hague, Voorschoten, and Zoetermeer. He teaches carillon and music theory at the Netherlands Carillon School in Amersfoort and the Codarts Conservatory in Rotterdam. He is active as a church organist in the Domker in De Lier and the American Protestant Church of The Hague.

Free parking available in Watson Lot, south of Fulton Street, behind Secchia Hall.

Hear the music of the bells performed by internationally renowned carillonneurs at two locations throughout the summer:

The 19th Annual Cook Carillon International Concert Series runs Sundays, at 8 p.m., from June 23-August 18 on the Allendale Campus.

The 13th Annual Beckering Family Carillon International Concert Series runs Wednesdays, at noon, from July 10-31, on the Lacks International Plaza, DeVos Center, on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

For more information about these free open-air concerts please call (616) 331-3484 or visit www.gvsu.edu/music.