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Changes to GVSU Carillon Concert Series

Posted on July 12, 2011

Timothy Sleep is unable to perform at the GVSU International Carillon Concert Series, as was scheduled on July 17 and 20. The concerts will go on with new performers taking his place.

Dennis Curry, carillonneur at Kirk in the Hills in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. will perform Sunday, July 17, from 8-9:30 p.m., during the 17th Annual Cook Carillon International Concert Series, on the Allendale Campus. Curry is immediate past president of The Guild of Carillonneurs in North America. He has been a performer often on both of the Grand Valley State University carillons.

A performance is planned by Sue Bergren on Wednesday, July 20 at noon, as part of the 11th Annual Beckering Family Carillon International Concert Series, Lacks International Plaza at Richard M. DeVos Center, Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus, 401 Fulton Street West, Grand Rapids. Bergren and her husband Mark own American Carillon Music Editions, a publishing company for music written for the carillon. She has previously performed at Grand Valley and regularly plays in Naperville Illinois and at the University of Chicago Rockefeller Chapel. Free parking available in Watson Lot, south of Fulton Street behind Secchia Hall.

All concerts are free admission and open to the public, rain or shine.
For more information, please call (616) 331-3484 or visit

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