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Carillon Recital

Saturday, April 7, 2007, 3:00 pm

Justin Ryan, Carillonneur


1. Prelude on Veni Creator
Ronald Barnes
 
2. Music for Lent
Babylon's Streams
Heinlein
Roy Hamlin Johnson
 
3. Kojyo no Tsuki
(The moon over the ruins of a castle)
Rentaro Taki
arr. Yoko Takabe
4. Bouree from First Partita for solo violin J.S. Bach
(played from violin score)
5. Four Folksongs
 
  Bonny Eloise arr. Milford Myhre
  He's Gone Away arr. Milford Myhre
  Blow the Man Down arr. Milford Myhre
  O, Toi Belle Hirondelle
(O, you beautiful swallow)
Emilien Allard
 
6. Pealing Fire Libby Larson
 
7. In the Memory of Debussy Manuel de Falla
(played from guitar score)
 
8. Poem for Washington Emilien Allard
 
9. Music for Easter
Saint Albinus
Henry Gauntlett
arr. R.H. Johnson
 
10. Sonatine Stefano Coletti
 
Justin Ryan is pursuing a Master's degree in Musicology from the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver. He studies carillon with Todd Fair and is a teaching assistant in Music History.

Justin was a Fulbright Fellow in 2004-5 at the Netherlands Carillon School, where he studied with Arie Abbenes. In addition to recitals in Europe, he has performed throughout North America, including twice for the annual congress of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America.

He began carillon study with Jeff Davis in Berkeley in 2000 and became a Carillonneur member of the Guild in 2003. He was featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education in October 2004 for his work in the Netherlands.

Justin is also a trombonist and conductor, and has taught music and photography at the elementary through university levels. He holds a B.A. in Music from the University of California Berkeley and studied orchestral conducting and music education at the University of Northern Colorado, where he taught classes in guitar and music fundamentals. In addition to carillon scholarship in the Netherlands, he studied musicology and piano at the Utrecht Conservatory for the Arts while living in Amsterdam.