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The Sounds of Summer: OU's Carillon Concert Series returns July 10

Now in its fifth year, free concert series will welcome carillonneurs from around the world to OU campus

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The Sounds of Summer: Oakland University’s Carillon Concert Series returns July 10
Oakland University’s Carillon Concert Series returns July 10
Oakland University’s Six Fridays at 6 Summer Carillon Concert Series will celebrate its fifth anniversary this year with a series of outdoor concerts starting on Friday, July 10.

Oakland University’s Six Fridays at 6 Summer Carillon Concert Series, which features carillonneurs from around the world, will celebrate its fifth anniversary this year with a series of outdoor concerts starting on Friday, July 10.

“Listening to carillon music is a great way of enjoying a live outdoor performance while social distancing in a large, open area,” said Dennis Curry, OU’s resident carillonneur.

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“Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a relaxing evening listening to the sounds of this unique instrument,” Curry said.

Guest performers are recognized international carillonneurs who will provide a wide variety of music. Performers include:

• July 10: Dennis Curry - Oakland University & Kirk in the Hills

• July 17: George Matthew, Jr. - Middlebury College & Norwich University

• July 24: Tiffany Ng - University of Michigan

• July 31: John Gouwens - Culver Academies

• August 7: Ray McLellan - Michigan State University

• August 14: Paul Stelben - Yale University

“The Six Fridays at 6 Summer Carillon Concert Series is a great way to start the weekend,” Curry said.

To learn more about Oakland University’s Elliott Tower, visit www.poppersnews.com/elliott-tower.

For more information about the Six Fridays at 6 Summer Carillon Concert Series, contact Dennis Curry at dncurry@oakland.edu.

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