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Organ recitals at Rockefeller and Bond

During the academic year, from late September to early June, regular recitals are given on the organs at both Rockefeller and Bond Chapels. Both organs are also played daily in practice and in performance, for all manner of academic and ceremonial events.


EvenSounds | The many sounds of the carillon in concert, followed by organ performance and master classes and single work choral concerts

Thursdays during the academic year from 5 pm

Announcing a new Thursday evening performance series featuring choral, organ, and carillon students and those who work with them: James Kallembach, Thomas Weisflog, Joey Brink, and friends in the world of professional music in Chicago and beyond.

On Thursday October 4, we feature University carillonneur Joey Brink at 5 pm and University organist Thomas Weisflog at 5:45 pm. Free.

On Thursday October 18, we welcome guest organist Alison Luedecke of St. James by the Sea, San Diego, playing a recital of music by Craig Phillips, Mary Beth Bennett, Charles-Marie Widor, and Louis Vierne. EvenSounds begins at 5 pm with Joey Brink and members of the Guild of Carillonneurs, followed by Dr. Luedecke's performance at 5:45 pm. Free.

On Thursday November 15, the carillon is featured at 5 pm. At 7:30 pm, in the week of the 100th anniversary of the ending of the First World War, the Chapel Choir and Motet Choir sing Fauré’s haunting Requiem, with the restored original orchestration of organ, strings, timpani, and horns, conducted by James Kallembach, with soloists Alexandra Olsavsky and Vince Wallace. Free.