School of Music

Carillon Studio


The University of Florida Carillon Studio is made up of students who can read and play music and have auditioned and committed to upholding the tradition of performing in Century Tower. The studio meets as a class once a week alongside private lessons with the professor.

Daily Performances in Century Tower

Performances on the University of Florida carillon may be heard Monday thru Friday during the fall and spring semesters at 12:35 & 4:55PM. The fall daily series will resume on Monday, August 22, 2016. 

Annual Halloween Spooktacular!
The organ and carillon studios join forces for their annual Halloween Concert on Friday, October 28, at 7:30 pm. The first half of the concert will be presented inside the University Auditorium where strains from the Andrew Anderson Memorial Pipe Organ will haunt you. At intermission, the audience will be ushered outside to hear ghostly music emanating from the carillon in Century Tower. A screen positioned on the north side of the tower will provide live viewing of the performers. The concert is free and open to the public. Costumes welcomed! Click here for the program!

The carillon portion of the Halloween Spooktacular will be live-streamed, check it out!

The Sunday Afternoon Concert Series

Upcoming programs will be held on the following afternoons: 

  • ​Sunday, September 11, 3PM: UF Carillon Studio & Guests. Click here for the program!
  • Sunday, October 9, 4PM: Dr. Laura Ellis, Carillonneur. Click here for the program!
    • Due to Hurricane Matthew, campus is closed on Oct 9 . . . this program has been canceled.
  • Sunday, November 6, 3PM
  • Sunday, December 4, 3PM *Holiday Program*

The Sunday Afternoon Concert Series offers listeners the chance to hear the UF Carillon performed in a fifty minute recital.  Programs are distributed at the south base of the tower and listeners are encouraged to find a location at least 100 feet from the tower for an optimal listening experience.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair!

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