"Second Summer Saturdays" Carillon Recital

"Second Summer Saturdays" Carillon Recital

Sat, Aug 10, 2019
4:00pm to 5:00pm CT


Join Mayo Clinic Carillonneur Austin Ferguson as he closes out the "Second Summer Saturdays" recital series.


America -  arr. Austin Ferguson


Familiar Melodies

Prelude on Joyful, Joyful - Laura Hewitt Whipple

America the Beautiful - Samuel A. Ward, arr. Milford Myhre

Slane (Be Thou My Vision) - Sally S. Warner


Music for the Rochester Carillon

Rigadoon for Rochester - Orvis Ross

Two Impressions of the Sky - Scott Hummel

  1. Twilight
  2. Storm

Paal Pau Haugen - Dean Robinson


Carillon Originals

Allegro Moderato, from Concerto Grosso I - Ronald Barnes

Rondo voor Beiaard - Arthur Vermeulen



Hornpipe, from Water Music HWV 349 - G.F. Handel, arr. Robert Lodine

Tempo di Borea, from Partita no. 1 for Solo Violin - J.S  Bach, arr . Albert Gerken

Main Theme from Star Wars - John Williams, arr. Austin Ferguson


Signing Off

Stardust - Hoagy Carmichael, arr. Sally Slade. Warner



A native of Longview, Texas, Austin Ferguson played the Kniker Carillon at the University of Texas at Austin from 2011 to 2015. In 2015, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Theory, a minor in government, and certificates in European Studies and Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies.

Mr. Ferguson has been a featured recitalist around the country and is an active member of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America, where he is Co-Editor of Carillon News, the Guild’s newsletter, and sits on the Legal and Membership Roster committees.  Recognized as a skillful recital programmer and arranger, his music can be heard performed across the United States.

He was named the fourth Carillonneur of Mayo Clinic in February 2017, where he plays eight weekly concerts on the 1928 Rochester Carillon, the only instrument of its kind in North America owned by a medical center. In addition to his work at Mayo Clinic, Mr. Ferguson serves as the organist at historic Vasa Lutheran Church in Welch, Minnesota, and as a piano and voice teacher at the Rochester Academy of Music.



In Person

Mayo Clinic Annenberg Plaza

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