"...a quiet hypnotic power..."

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Recent & Upcoming

March 2020

Ripple Effects album release, with new music for carillon at the University of Chicago. Listen on Spotify. Download album booklet.

October 8, 2020

Virtual presentation at the University of Michigan Organ Conference. Topic: Collaborations on the Rockefeller Carillon. 12 noon EDT. Free

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Weekdays, 12-1pm

Brink performs daily again on the Rockefeller carillon at the University of Chicago, beginning June 15, 2020

August 12, 2020

Virtual premier performance of Spoleto Fanfare for carillon, by Philip Glass. Video here.


August 2019

NYTimes, Margaret Lyons, Watching Newsletter. "I did not expect to watch a 36-minute video about bells this week...

September 2019

Winner, Iowa State University Carillon Composition Competitiondance beneath the moon for carillon duet by Joey Brink

September 2018

UChicago Arts Magazine, author Clare Austen-Smith. The Beautiful Wild Chimes: New Music Carillon Festival at Rockefeller Chapel Makes History. Fall-18, pg. 48-49.

May 26, 2018

Chicago Classical Review, author Lawrence A. Johnson. Bells are ringing at UC’s Carillon New Music Festival.

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February 2021

UChicago News. How UChicago’s carillonneur finds inspiration during the pandemic.

Joey Brink reflects on summer closure of Rockefeller Chapel bells, importance of live music.