Hopeman Carillon Summer Concert Series: Julie Zhu

By Arthur Satz Department of Music

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Eastman Quadrangle Rochester, NY 14627

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We'd love to see you at this free Hopeman Carillon event featuring carillonneur Julie Zhu. Ms. Zhu will play at the top of Rush Rhees Library, 186 feet above the audience on the Eastman Quad. Stick around after the concert to meet the performer!

Parking Information
Parking will be available starting at 4:00 at Library Lot. (Google Maps location: shorturl.at/huvH0)

Covid Information

We asks that attendees be vaccinated and that groups maintain social distancing from other groups. Vaccinated individuals do not need to wear masks.

About the performer
Julie Zhu is a composer, artist, and carillonneur. Her work is visual and aural, operating on an expansive definition of score, striving for the expressive algorithm. She entangles various media, from mural painting and sculpture to performance and video, and collaborates with artists from different fields to create experimental chamber experiences. Her scores range from hair cast in clear resin to temporary tattoos to traditional orchestration and have been performed by the JACK quartet, Quasar, Line Upon Line, Marco Fusi, Longleash, PROMPTUS, TAK ensemble, among others. As a professional carillonneur,  Zhu has presented concerts and lectures throughout Europe and North America. She was appointed carillonneur at Saint Thomas Fifth Avenue in New York City in 2015. Zhu studied at Yale University (BA mathematics, BA art), the Royal Carillon School (Diploma Carillon performance), Hunter College (MFA art), and at present, Stanford University (DMA composition).

About our carillon
For more information about the Hopeman Carillon, please visit sas.rochester.edu/mur/carillon/index.html, or our Facebook page www.facebook.com/HopemanCarillon

For more general information about carillons, feel free to visit the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America's website gcna.org, or their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/thegcna

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