Julianne Vanden Wyngaard, Grand Valley's University Carillonneur Julianne Vanden Wyngaard is a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan. She began her musical study at age 4 and continued at the Eastman School of Music, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Michgian State University. She was a noted concert pianist when she joined the faculty at Grand Valley State University in 1967 where her work included piano studio teaching and management of the Arts at Noon Series. She served the department as chair for 12 years and completed her full-time work as associate dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in 2005.
Vanden Wyngaard began her carillon study in 1994 and was accepted as a student at the Netherlands Cairllon School in Amersfoort where she studied with Todd Fair and Bernard Winsemius. In 1999 she qualified as a carillonneur member of The Guild of Carillonneurs in North America and received the first diploma in 2000 from the NCS in Amersfoort. Since that time, she has been the principal performer on the two carillons at GVSU.
Open to the public. Free admission. This concert will take place rain or shine. For more information, please call (616) 331-3484 or visit http://www.gvsu.edu/music
Professor Julianne Vanden Wyngaard, (616) 331-3484
This event also occurred on 8/17/2014