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Recent & Upcoming
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.
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.
New Appointment at University of Denver
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
beneath a canopy of trees
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.
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.
Podcast: Sundays from Rockefeller
By the team at Rockefeller Chapel. Available on Apple Podcats or wherever you get your podcasts.
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.
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...”
First Prize in Iowa State Competition
Winner, Iowa State University Carillon Composition Competition, September 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..."