Westminster College Summer Carillon Concert Series

Friday, July 26, 2019
12:00 pm

Westminster College
319 South Market Street
New Wilmington, PA 16172

Bring a lawn chair, a lunch or takeout from a local restaurant and enjoy the music! Music performances will be on the Quad outside of Old Main. In the event of inclement weather, seating will be in the Wallace Memorial Chapel.

Musical Performance by Margaret Pan

Margaret began studying carillon in 2007 with Robin Austin at Princeton University and passed the carillonneur’s exam of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America (GCNA) in 2008. She graduated from the Royal Carillon School in Mechelen, Belgium in 2012 as a student of Eddy Marien, Koen Cosaert, and Erik Vandevoort, and spent autumn 2015 as a carillon fellow with Geert D’hollander at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, Florida. Currently, Margaret is a freelance carillonneur in the Boston area, practicing and performing regularly at Cohasset and Norwood. She has given recitals across the United States, Canada, Belgium, and the Netherlands, including at the 2013 International Carillon Festival in Springfield, Illinois and the 2014 GCNA congress in Denver, Colorado. Margaret won first and second prizes respectively at international carillon competitions in Springfield, Illinois (2017) and Groningen, The Netherlands (2012). She also serves as juror on the GCNA exam committee. Margaret holds physics and astrophysics degrees from MIT and Caltech and has returned to MIT for research on planetary dynamics and planet formation in our and other solar systems.

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