The University of Florida Carillon Studio is made up of students who can read 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
UF carillonneurs perform Monday thru Friday while classes are in session from 12:35-12:50PM & 4:55-5:10PM.
The UF Carillon Studio Concert Series
The UF Carillon Studio Concert Series offers a chance to hear the UF Carillon during a fifty-minute recital.
Listeners are encouraged to find a location at least 100 feet from the tower for an optimal listening experience. Concert details for each program will be available via a link below.
Join us for the following concerts in Fall 2021:
Sunday, August 29, 1:55PM -- Laura Ellis in recital.
Sunday, September 26, 1:55PM -- Carillon Studio Recital.
Friday, October 29, 7:20PM: Annual Organ and Carillon Halloween Extravaganza!
Sunday, November 21, 7:20PM: Carillon Studio Recital.
Sunday, December 5, 1:55PM: Carillon Studio Recital.
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In the News
Florida carillons were featured in a recent segment of Florida Frontiers. The carillon discussion begins at the 21:20 mark of the show (or when there is about 7:39 left in the program). The feature includes sounds from the UF carillon and interviews with Dr. Ellis and UF carillon studio graduate, Wade FitzGerald! Thanks to Margot Winick for this wonderful feature on the carillon art in Florida.
UF Carillon Studio member Lauren Bradley was recently highlighted on the UF IFAS blog. Check out her story 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.