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Wellesley College Guild of Carillonneurs, Open Tower
February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Wellesley College Guild of Carillonneurs will hold an Open Tower on Saturday, Feb. 24, 1pm, at the Tower, on the campus of Wellesley College.
The Guild carries on the 90-year tradition of bell-ringing in Galen Stone Tower, which began when the carillon was installed in 1931. The Wellesley carillon has 32 bells made of solid bronze, ranging in weight from 80 to 1,600 pounds. The largest bell is more than four feet tall and about three feet in diameter. The bells are operated by a series of levers that control the clapper inside the bell.
Join the student Carillonneurs for their first Open Tower of the spring semester. They will be playing lots of pop tunes!
Reminder: Galen Stone Tower is only accessible by climbing many stairs up the tower. The best way to enjoy the music if there are accessibility requirements is to listen from the Academic Quad.
DATE: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24
TIME: 1:00 PM
LOCATION: GALEN STONE TOWER, Wellesley Colllege