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.

In the News
Studio member Wade FitzGerald was recently featured in The Independent Florida Alligator. Check it out here
The 40th Anniversary of the UF Carillon was highlighed on WJCB 20 News. Here's a link to the story. The College of the Arts released a video documenting the day, check it out here. The Gainesville Sun also reported on the anniversary, check out the article here

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. Occasional summer performances will occur at 12:15 & 4:45PM.  

The UF Carillon Studio Concert Series

Concert performances will be held on the following dates for Spring 2020: 

  • Sunday, January 26, 3PM: UF Carillon Studio. Click here for the program. 
  • Friday, February 14, 6:30PM: Join the UF Carillon Studio for this program celebrating Valentine's Day!
  • Sunday, March 22, 3:00PM: UF Carillon Studio.
  • Sunday, April 19, 3PM: UF Carillon Studio.
  • Saturday, May 17, 3PM: UF Carillon Studio. 

The UF Carillon Studio 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!

We are excited to announce the inaugural year of the Florida International Carillon Festival! Please welcome these performers to Century Tower: 

Saturday, January 18, 6PM: Gijsbert Kok, The Netherlands
Saturday, February 15, 6PM: Roy Kroezen, Centralia, IL
Saturday, March 14, 6PM: Austin Ferguson, Rochester, MN
Saturday, April 18, 6PM: Elisa Tersigni, Washington, DC

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