Memorial Carillon Recital to Be Held in Remembrance of Sept. 11

Sept. 10, 2014

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Contact: Lori Fogleman, 254-710-6275

WACO, Texas (Sept. 10, 2014) – As America commemorates the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Baylor University Carillonneur Lynnette Geary will play a memorial recital in remembrance of those who perished that day at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, on the McLane Carillon in Pat Neff Hall Tower.

The recital will begin with former University Carillonneur Herbert Colvin’s arrangement of the “Doxology,” followed by the “Prelude” from “Prelude and Fugue for Carillon” by Albert Gerken and then the Roy Hamlin Johnson arrangement of a Benedictine plainsong, “Adoro Devote.”

Also to be heard are “In Memoriam—September 11, 2011” by John Courter, the Roy Hamlin Johnson transcription of William Croft’s “Saint Anne” and the Herbert Colvin setting of “Amazing Grace.”

An arrangement by Ronald Barnes of the Shaker hymn “More Love” will be followed by John Courter’s “Sarabande for 26 Bells.”

Closing the program will be an arrangement by John Courter of William Henry Monk’s “Abide with Me” and Roy Hamlin Johnson’s arrangement of the plainsong “In Paradisum.”

The memorial carillon recital is free and open to the public. Weather permitting, the public is invited to bring lawn chairs or blankets to Founders Mall in front of Pat Neff Hall. Printed programs will be distributed just prior to the performance. For more information, call the Baylor University School of Music at 254-710-3991.


Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution, characterized as having “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University provides a vibrant campus community for approximately 15,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 11 nationally recognized academic divisions. Baylor sponsors 19 varsity athletic teams and is a founding member of the Big 12 Conference.


The Baylor University School of Music provides transformational experiences that prepare students for careers in music. Our students thrive in a Christian environment characterized by a nurturing resident faculty, an unwavering pursuit of musical excellence, a global perspective, dedication to service, and devotion to faith. They investigate the rich musical and cultural heritage of the past, develop superior musical skills and knowledge in the present, and explore and create new modes of musical expression for the future. While preparing for future leadership roles, the students join with School of Music faculty in enhancing the quality of community life, enriching the larger culture, and making Baylor a place in which heart, mind and soul coalesce. The School of Music of Baylor University is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music and the Texas Association of Music Schools. Degree programs leading to the bachelor of music education degree conform to certification requirements of the Texas Education Agency.

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