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Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour

Summer Lunchtime Carillon Concerts and Tours by George Leggiero, University Circle Carillonneur begin this week. A Tour will follow the program. Meet at the tower entrance on Euclid Avenue.   Free Parking.

This concert will be repeated on Sunday morning, July 16th at 11am.

Program:  “Made in America”

Patrick Macoska
Guest Carillonneur
Friday July 14, 2017 12:15 p.m.
Sunday July 16, 2017 11:00 a.m.

1.  Three Hymns
  Amazing Grace   arr. Ronald M. Barnes (1927-1997)
 Swing Low, Sweet Chariot   arr. Milford Myhre (b. 1931)
  Maitland (“Precious Lord”)   arr. Lee Cobb (b. 1963)

2. Two Carillon Compositions by John Courter (1941-2010)
 Ballad from Suite in Popular Style
 Sonorities from Suite No. 1 for Carillon

3. Three Appalachian Spirituals   Ronald Barnes
 Siss Des Gudi Aldi Warrick
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree

4. Variations-Fantasy from Triptych for Carillon
John Pozdro (1923-2009)
5. Bethena – A Concert Waltz
Scott Joplin
arr. Arie Abbenes

The 2017 concerts are presented with the support of the Leonard Krieger Fund of the Cleveland Foundation.
Opportunities for corporate or individual sponsorship of carillon concerts are available.
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Patrick Macoska, Carillonneur. A native Clevelander, Patrick has lived in Michigan until recently, where he had careers in architecture and church music.  He studied carillon at the University of Michigan and played his GCNA (Guild of Carillonneurs in North America) advancement recital in 1997 at the University of Kansas.  Patrick has been active in the Guild, serving two terms on the Board of Directors and currently serving as Chairperson of the Examinations Committee.  He has given carillon concerts throughout the U. S. and Canada, most recently playing guest recitals at the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa and at L’Oratoire St. Joseph in Montreal.  Until his move back to Cleveland, he played weekly recitals on the two carillons at the University of Michigan as well as on the 51 bell Paccard carillon at St. Mary’s of Redford Church in Detroit where he served as director of music.  He is happy to be back in his home town and looks forward to becoming involved in the