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Bells, Bells, Bells! Inside the Grand Carillon

Join me in this 3-week course, offered through DU, as I cover carillon history, repertoire, technique, acoustics, and more. Registration. Wed, Mar. 13, 20, 2024, 7-9 pm MT
Sun., Mar. 24, 2-4 pm

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Rock ‘n’ (Marble) Roll: Music, Art and Rolling Marbles

My other passion! I'll be presenting on marble runs. Registration required to attend. Free.

Wed, Jan 10, 8pm MT. Virtual on zoom.

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14th Annual Summer Carillon Recital Series

July 2, Simone Browne

July 16, Jim Fackenthal

July 30, Wade FitzGerald

August 13, Andrea McCrady

August 27, Joey Brink

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DU Carillonist Doing "All Too Well"

December 5, 2022

One of my first spotlights at University of Denver.

Read here. Watch the Taylor Swift video here.

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Faculty Recital, University of Denver

September 18, 2022, 2 pm, Ritchie Center, Denver

Debut concert as Denver University Carillonist


ABC7 News, Windy City Weekend

April 22, 2022. I'm joined by three of my students for a spotlight on the Rockefeller carillon. Watch.

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Bell Illuminations, Augusta Read Thomas

April 1, 2022. Appearing on Thomas' album is her composition for carillon and swinging bells, Crescat Scientia; Vita Excolatur. Performed by Joey and three of his students: Emily Kim, Joseph Min, João Shida. Listen.

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New Appointment at University of Denver

September 2022

I will join the faculty at the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver!

A search is underway for my successor in Chicago. Job posting here.


Performance at Indiana University

March 5, 2022

Metz Bicentennial Carillon, Indiana University

Concert for Peace


Finalist, Inspired by Olmsted Contest

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3rd prize in the the Inpsired by Olmsted Contest, hosted by the National Association for Olmsted Parks 


World Premier, Augusta Read Thomas

Crescat scientia; vita excolatur

The inauguration of UChicago President Paul Alivisatos. October 29, 2021, 10am, Rockefeller Chapel. News. Premier recording.

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Finalist, Leuven Composition Competition

Expansion, 4th prize in the Campanae Lovanienses, Matthias Vanden Gheyn Competition.

October 22, 2021: premier recording here


Singing Bronze - Ear Taxi Festival

September 28, 5pm, Rockefeller Chapel

New music for carillon, with electronics and voice. Joey Brink (carillon), Kaitlin Foley (soprano), Joseph Min (carillon). Program.


2021 Concert Tour

Concerts in IL, CO, CT, MD, NJ, PA, VA.

June-August, 2021. Schedule.

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Podcast: Sundays from Rockefeller

By the team at Rockefeller Chapel. Available on Apple Podcats or wherever you get your podcasts.

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UChicago News, 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.

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Philip Glass Premier

Virtual premier of Spoleto Fanfare for carillon.

August 12, 2020.

Video here.

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Augusta Read Thomas, The Auditions

Appearance of Ripple Effects with Michael Solotke on Augusta Read Thomas' latest album, The Auditions. May 1, 2020.

"unlike anything I’ve heard all year...”

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Ripple Effects Album Release

New music from the University of Chicago.

Listen on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music.

Download album booklet. March 2020.

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First Prize in Iowa State Competition

Winner, Iowa State University Carillon Composition CompetitionSeptember 2019.

Composition: dance beneath the moon, for carillon duet, first prize. Published by GCNA.


NYTimes "Watching Newsletter"

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

August 2019.

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