Six Fridays at 6 Summer Concert Series at Oakland University

Oakland University’s Carillon Concert Series Returns July 10 to Elliott Tower Now in its fifth year, free concert series will welcome carillonneurs from around the word to the campus at Oakland University (OU). OU’s Six Fridays at 6 Summer Carillon Concert Series, which features carillonneurs from around the world, will celebrate its fifth anniversary this year with a series of outdoor concerts starting on Friday, July 10. “Listening to carillon music is a great way of enjoying a live … [Read more...]

Summer Carillon Series Returns to Oakland University

Concert Series Will Run For Six Fridays, From July 5 through August 9 Oakland University’s popular summer carillon concert series, which features carillonneurs from around the world, will return on July 5 and continue for six Fridays. The free concerts will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Fridays next to the Elliott Tower on OU’s campus. The tower features a fully chromatic 49-bell carillon, which was the last carillon to have its bells and keyboard cast by the Petit and Fritsen Royal … [Read more...]

Last Free Concert at Elliott Tower on the Campus of Oakland University

The last Oakland University free carillon concert at Elliott Tower is this Friday, July .28, at 6:00 p.m. Bring family, friends and a picnic to enjoy the fountain and the music of this unique instrument. A tour will follow each concert. Donated by longtime Oakland University supporters Hugh and Nancy Elliott, the Elliott Tower is designed to be a rallying point for student activities. Complete with a water fountain, garden and decorative landscaping, it creates a stunning visual … [Read more...]