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Tucked-away treasures: Carillon Bell Tower

Photography by Dan Johnson and Ben Smidt


Mark Konewko taps his fists and feet on the wooden batons and foot pedals of the carillon, causing the bells to reverberate above and below this little nook atop Marquette Hall.

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Comment by Charles H. Willcox at Jul 28 2008 06:21 pm
Wow! What an addition to campus, just two years after i graduated in 1962! I'd love to hear it played one day. Did Bill Geisheker, my band director, ever play it before he died?
Comment by Becky Dubin Jenkins at Jul 29 2008 08:13 am
Yes, Bill Geisheker did play the Carillon for many years before Marquette's current player, Mark Konewko.
Comment by Brian Hood at Aug 16 2008 03:39 pm
Greetings, Enjoyed the article on hidden places. Also enjoyed the background music. On the piece on the carillon it would be nice to actually hear the carillon playing instead of the standard music.
Comment by Kyle Willkom at Sep 22 2011 12:29 pm
I played the carillon today! Mary Had a Little Lamb never sounded so glorious.
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