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2012 recital series to feature local and international artists

Naperville Assistant Carillonneur Christine Power will open the 2012 Carillon Recital Series at 7PM on Tues., June 5 at the Millennium Carillon in Moser Tower at 210 Aurora Road at the base of Rotary Hill in Naperville.

This year’s schedule includes performers from the Netherlands, Poland, and Canada, and from U.S. locations, including Madison, Connecticut; Provo, Utah; Washington, D.C.; and Lawrence, Kansas.

These free performances are held rain or shine (unless there is lightning) and audiences are welcome to picnic on the lawn. Post-recital Moonlight Carillon Tours are available from 8 to 9PM

The 2012 Tuesday Evening Recital Schedule

June 5 Christine Power Asst. Carillonneur Naperville, IL
June 12 Wylie Crawford Music Director Naperville Millennium Carillon
June 19 Toni Raats City Carillonneur Roosendaal, The Netherlands
June 26 Tim Sleep City Carillonneur Naperville, IL
July 4 Joey Brink Carillonneur Madison, CT
July 10 Stephan Burton Asst. Carillonneur, Brigham Young U. Provo, Utah
July 17 Anna Kasprzycka Carillonneur Gdańsk, Poland
July 24 Robert Grogan Basilica Carillonneur Washington, DC
July 31 Gordon Slater Dominion Carillonneur Emeritus Ottawa, Canada
August 7 Chelsea Vaught Carillonneur Lawrence, KS
August 14 Sue Bergren Asst. Carillonneur Naperville, IL
August 21 Jim Fackenthal Asst. Carillonneur Chicago, IL


There will be a recital on Wed., July 4 at 3PM and not on Tues., July 3, as the Naperville Independence Day fireworks are scheduled for 9:30PM on July 3 this year. The top of the Carillon will be open for a spectacular view of the July 3 fireworks. Seats are available only for the four lucky winners of the Win a Trip to the Top raffle. Raffle tickets may be purchased online at http://naperville-carillon.org/win-a-trip-to-the-top/ or at the Carillon Visitor Center, located at 455 Aurora Ave. Visitor Center hours of operation are from 10AM. and 4:00PM on Fridays and Saturdays and from noon to 6PM on Sundays.

In addition to the Tuesday evening concerts, Naperville carillonneurs play recitals weekly throughout the year at 12:00 noon and 7:00 p.m. on Saturdays and at 4:00 p.m. on Sundays.

For more information visit www.naperville-carillon.org.

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Created in 1966, the Naperville Park District is an independent, municipal agency serving the recreation needs of its residents. An Illinois Distinguished Agency since 1994, the District is one of only 1% of park districts across the country to be nationally accredited through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). The Naperville Park District’s mission is to provide recreation and park experiences that promote healthy lives, healthy minds and a healthy community. The District maintains and operates more than 2,400 acres with 137 parks and provides more than 1,500 recreational, arts and environmental programs and special events annually. Included within the District’s operations are two championship golf courses, a multitude of playgrounds, trails, athletic courts and sports fields, Fort Hill Activity Center, Knoch Knolls Nature Center, two inline skating and skateboarding facilities, the Millennium Carillon, a paddle boat quarry, historic Centennial Beach, and the beautiful Riverwalk.


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