The Jane A. Meyer Carillon Series

Schedule of Events

Listed below are the latest events scheduled for The Jane A. Meyer Carillon Series. Please meet and greet the performing artist on the front steps of the Duane G. Meyer Library immediately following the performance. The artist welcomes the opportunity to meet you and answer your questions!

Malgosia Fiebig

June 14, 2015 (Sunday), 7:00 PM

Malgosia Fiebig

Concert Program

Malgosia Fiebig (1975) is the city carillonneur of Utrecht and Nijmegen. She studied at the Music Academy of Gdansk, where she earned a Master of Music in Organ Performance and Choral Conducting. In 1999, Fiebig followed a carillon course led by Gert Oldenbeuving and which she became the first carillonneur of St. Catherine’s Church in Gdansk after 60 years of silence. In 2001 she was appointed a second carillon in the City Hall Tower in the heart of Gdansk. In 2004 she moved to the Netherlands and a year later received a Bachelor of Music in Carillon Performance with Arie Abbenes at the Dutch Carillon School. Fiebig graduated as Master of Music in June 2007 with Frans Haagen en Henk Verhoef. She has won several first prizes at international carillon competitions and performed concerts in Europe and the U.S.

 

Jeremy ChesmanJuly 12, 2015 (Sunday), 7:00 PM

Jeremy Chesman

Jeremy Chesman’s performances have been broadcast in the United States, the Netherlands and Japan. He has performed in France, Belgium and Portugal, where he played a recital of American music at the National Palace in Mafra on the European Union’s day of mourning for the events of September 11. Chesman currently serves as University carillonist and associate professor of music at Missouri State University.

Chesman studied carillon with Margo Halsted and Todd Fair at the University of Michigan, where he was the first person to earn a Master of Music degree in Carillon Performance. As a fellow of the Belgian American Educational Foundation, he studied carillon with Eddy Mariën and composition with Geert D’Hollander at the Royal Carillon School of Belgium, where he earned a Final Diploma with Distinction.

 

Sue BergrenAugust 9, 2015 (Sunday), 7:00 PM

Sue Bergren

Concert Program

Sue Bergren is on staff at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Naperville, Illinois, as the principal organist. She has a Master’s degree in Organ Performance from Northern Illinois University and has served as music director and organist for several churches in the Naperville area. Bergren is active as a carillon recitalist and plays regularly on the Naperville Millennium Carillon. She serves on the board of directors for the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America, is a co-editor for the guild’s newsletter, and runs a small publishing company for carillon music. She lives in Naperville with her husband Mark, and shares the joy of being doting grandparents for Roan, their adorable 2-year old granddaughter.

 

Jeremy ChesmanSeptember 13, 2015 (Sunday), 7:00 PM

Jeremy Chesman

Jeremy Chesman’s performances have been broadcast in the United States, the Netherlands and Japan. He has performed in France, Belgium and Portugal, where he played a recital of American music at the National Palace in Mafra on the European Union’s day of mourning for the events of September 11. Chesman currently serves as University carillonist and associate professor of music at Missouri State University.

Chesman studied carillon with Margo Halsted and Todd Fair at the University of Michigan, where he was the first person to earn a Master of Music degree in Carillon Performance. As a fellow of the Belgian American Educational Foundation, he studied carillon with Eddy Mariën and composition with Geert D’Hollander at the Royal Carillon School of Belgium, where he earned a Final Diploma with Distinction.