Past Performances

  • The opening concert of the Directors Seminar of the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers in Reston, Virginia, in the summer of 1991
  • Gave the featured concert in 1992 at the MENC National Convention, in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Went on a ten-day performance tour of England in May 1992, under the auspices of the Handbell Ringers of Great Britain
  • Rang for the Church Music Conference of the Southern Baptist Convention in 1992, in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Featured ensemble performance at Epcot Center at Walt Disney World, in Orlando, Florida.
  • Performed on the island of Bermuda in June of 1994
  • Performed for the 1994 Directors Seminar of the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers, in Mobile, Alabama
  • Invited to perform concerts throughout Germany by the handbell ringers of Germany in June 1996
  • Performed three concerts in May 1998 as guests of the Kaetsu Educational Foundation, in Tokyo, Japan
  • In June 2000, Carillon performed a 13-day European concert tour, including concerts in Paris, Lucerne, Salzburg and Vienna. While in Paris, the ensemble performed, by invitation, on the concert series of the beautiful American Church, situated at the Quai d’Orsay. In Lucerne, they performed a concert in the amphitheater on Lake Lucerne lakefront. The Salzburg performance was an evening concert at the Christkirche, situated on the River Salzach in the middle of the city. The last concert was part of the concert series at the Votivkirche in Vienna. The tour was a wonderful musical and cultural experience for the ringers and their audiences.
  • In 2002, Carillon performed the opening concert for the national handbell event, Handbell Exploration, in Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • In May 2003, Carillon performed by invitation for the 1958 Alumni Class Reunion of Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, and also rang at The Riverside Church in New York City.
  • During the fall of 2003 and the spring of 2004, Carillon played over 20 concerts in Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi before participating in the 2004 European Handbell Festival and playing concerts in Gouda, Netherlands; Trier, Germany; and Saarburg, Germany.
  • In the spring of 2005, Carillon performed concerts in Mississippi, Louisiana, Georgia, Tennessee, and Alabama before again traveling to Europe in July to perform in the 2005 European Handbell Festival – Italy.
  • In the spring of 2006, at the invitation of the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras, Carillon played solo and joint concerts with the University’s handbell choir and jazz band.
  • In July 2007, Carillon attended the European Handbell Festival in Scotland, playing solo concerts as well as participating in festival concerts.
  • In July 2008, Carillon attended the European Handbell Festival in Prague and Vienna, playing solo concerts and participating in two festival concerts.
  • In July 2009, Carillon performed the opening concert for the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers National Directors Seminar in Tucson, Arizona.
  • In June 2010, Carillon performed a concert tour of Ireland.