Geert D'hollander, Geert was named Bok Tower Gardens fourth carillonneur in October 2012. He has studied, among others, piano, chamber music, choral- and orchestral direction, fugue and composition at the Royal Conservatory in Antwerp (Belgium), and carillon at the Royal Carillon School in Mechelen (Belgium). He was first prize winner in about 30 international competitions for carillon and/or composition. In 1997 he succeeded Ronald Barnes as University Carillonist and Professor of Carillon at the Department of Music at UC Berkeley. In 2008 he was awarded the Berkeley Medal of Honors for Distinguished Service to the Carillon. Currently, he is the carillon composition teacher at the Royal Carillon School in Mechelen in Belgium. He has made five appearances at Bok Tower International Carillon Festival.
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