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2024 Concert Tour

Concerts in Belgium, Germany, and The Netherlands. June 30 - July 15. Schedule.

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15th Annual DU Carillon Recital Series, 2024

April 21, Ellen Dickinson

May 27, Joey Brink

June 23, Geert D'hollander

July 21, Joanna Stroz

August 25, Joseph Min


9NEWS - Next with Kyle Clark

April 17, 2024

Video here.

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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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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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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.


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

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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.


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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