Carillon Student & Alumni Showcase
- Monday June 21 7:00pm
Students and recent alumni Kevin Lieberman, Abigail Findley, and Xiaoying Pu perform the first summer concert of 2021 to kick off the 2021 concert series, held this year in memory of Ray McLellan. Bring your picnic blanket to Ingalls Mall!
Please fill out our convenient pre-registration form: https://myumi.ch/ZQWvq. This information will be kept for 21 days after the concert, and will only be used for contact tracing if confirmed COVID-19 cases become associated with the gathering.
ABOUT THE PERFORMERS:
Abigail Findley grew up in San Diego, California and the Houston, Texas area, where she began playing piano and clarinet. In 2020, she began taking carillon lessons at the University of Michigan, from which she graduated in 2021 with a B.A. in Biopsychology, Cognition, & Neuroscience, and a minor in Music.
Kevin Lieberman is a Robotics PhD Candidate at the University of Michigan. He has studied carillon for three semesters and is a member of the Carillon Guild at U-M. A past leader of Michigan's Jewish graduate student community, Kevin received the University of Michigan's Graduate Student of the Year Student Leadership Award and the College of Engineering Harry B. Benford Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership. His carillon arrangement of the Yiddish song "Zog Nit Keyn Mol" was published in the book "Global Rings" (CHI Press, 2020).
Xiaoying Pu is a Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan, with a research interest in visually communicating uncertainty and data analyses. She has been taking carillon since Fall 2018, under Drs. Tiffany Ng and Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra. In addition to playing weekly noontime concerts, Xiaoying has also arranged classical pieces for carillon and was featured in Earth Day at 50 Teach-Out at Michigan, performing a nature-themed arrangement of a Native American medicine song.
Free - no tickets required