Wingate Memorial Summer Carillon Recital SeriesCarillon Recital: Geert D'hollander, 7:00 pm
Davis Memorial Carillon (Free Event)
Carillon Recital: Geert D'hollander, 7:00 pm
One of the world's best players, Geert D’hollander was named Bok Tower Gardens’ fourth full-time carillonneur in October 2012. He has studied, performed, taught, arranged and composed carillon music for more than 35 years. He has held permanent and guest teaching positions of carillon performance and composition at the Royal Carillon School in Mechelen, Belgium, the Dutch Carillon School in Amersfoort and at the University College Roosevelt in Middelburg, both in The Netherlands, and at the University of California at Berkeley.
He has made numerous carillon arrangements and composed more than 50 works for carillon, published world-wide. He was first prize winner in more than 30 international competitions for carillon or composition and was awarded the University of California Berkeley Medal for “Distinguished Service to the Carillon” and the prestigious Dutch “ANV-Visser Neerlandia Prize” with his carillon composition “Ciacona”. He frequently gives master classes in Europe and the USA and performs all over the world. You will not want to miss hearing this world class performer!