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World Premier, Augusta Read Thomas

Crescat scientia; vita excolatur

Commissioned for the inauguration of UChicago President Paul Alivisatos. October 29, 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.