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Events at Rockefeller and Bond Chapel

Rockefeller Chapel and Bond Chapel are cherished spaces for a wide variety of academic, ceremonial, spiritual, and artistic events every week throughout the year. Some events are designed primarily for students, others for audiences and participants from the city of Chicago and far beyond. Visitors come from all over the world to see and hear our great musical instruments!

This autumn quarter, come and hear David Schrader playing Bach as part of WFMT's Chicago Bach Project, and Dennis James playing live organ accompaniment to the silent film Hands of Orlac; listen to Third Coast Percussion making their magic at a Sunday service; hear the choir sing Mozart and Schütz, and much more!

And any weekday, come for a tower tour, a meditation session, or some carillon or organ music.

Arts Rock, our quarterly arts guide

Check out our events calendar, and download a copy of the current autumn issue of Arts Rock.

Silent Film: Hands of Orlac

Monday October 27, 7:30 pm

Master organist Dennis James provides live organ accompaniment to the 1924 film (dir. Robert Wiene) in which the hands of concert pianist Paul Orlac, torn from him in an accident, are replaced with those of a murderer! $10 at door/UChicago students free.

Carillon tower tours and recitals

Weekdays 11:30 am and 4:30 pm, Sundays at 12:15 pm

Come and see the enormous bells played live, and the tiny ones too, twice a day every weekday (through December 12 for the current academic quarter), and on Sundays after the Sunday service ends.