Carillonneur Patrick Knox of Springfield, Illinois will be opening our new annual "Second Summer Saturdays" recital series.
America - arr. Austin Ferguson
Folk Songs from the British Isles - Sally Slade Warner
From 14 Carillon Preludes on Appalachian White Spirituals - Ronald Barnes
On the San Antonio River - Robert Byrnes
Six Short Pieces - Fernando Sor, arr. Beverly Buchanan
Adios Noninos - Astor Piazzolla, arr. Unknown
The Rest is Noise...
Three Pieces - Gary White
The Rainbow Connection - Williams and Ascher, arr. Sally Slade Warner
Patrick Knox started keyboard studies at an early age in his hometown of Springfield, Illinois. He continued piano studies in the studio of Dr. Anthony Olsen (Northwest Missouri State University) and later vocal studies in the studio of Dr. Ollie Watts-Davis (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign). In 2009, he performed a piece for artist C. Jaquline Wood’s video installation Everything is Connected (SAIC Sullivan Galleriey).
His carillon studies began in 2012 with Robin Austin in Springfield, IL. Mr. Knox has participated in several master classes hosted by many notable carillonneurs. In 2015/16, he became the interim Carillonneur of Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon. He has enjoyed playing bells in Bloomington, IN; Clemson, SC; and Urbana, IL; among others. He is currently an Assistant Carillonneur at the Rees Carillon, playing regularly throughout the summer season, and is also an associate member of the GCNA.