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April 22, 2013 | Upcoming Event

River Bells Carillon Fest May 4, 2013

River Bells Carillon Fest Saturday May 4th,  1 - 4 PM * Rain or Shine * FREE!

on 8th Ave SE between 5th St SE & 6th St SE (in front of First Congregational Church)

World premiere of carillon music by neighborhood and U MN student composers - broadcast from the church's bell tower

Contra Dance

Showcase of Neighborhood Musicians performing 

Refreshments too! Pass the word. And if you would like to volunteer or learn more see

We will be testing new pieces by our commissioned composers (students Jason Gades  and Jordan Werr; Craig Harris and Randall Davidson) and a new piece by Brady Lorenzen soon. If you know of someone who would like to compose a piece for the carillon, visit our website (above). There are links to find out more about the carillon, about how to get involved as a composer, and about the River Bells Music Festival on May 4.Thank you for your interest. 

This project funded by a grant from the TCF Bank Stadium Good Neighbor Fund