CHARLOTTE - MPP : USA - NC

*Location:

   Myers Park Presbyterian Church (PCUSA)
   Oxford Place at Hampton Avenue
   Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
   LL: N 35.19356, W 80.82641
Site locator map  or  [ MapQuest map ]  or  Bing Maps
Also see our own Map Use Hints.

*Carillonist:

   Debi Price
   E: bunnypatch75@hotmail.com

*Contact:

   Myers Park Presbyterian Church
   2501 Oxford Place
     Charlotte, NC  28207
   T: (704)376-3695   F: (704)334-0352
   - or -
   Lee Northcutt, Director of Music
   T: (704)927-1253
   E: lnorthcutt@myersparkpres.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 27 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    C C   
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1997
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Prior history:
     In 1985, the instrument was begun with 25 bells
       by Taylor      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2015
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The church Website has a small photo of the building in the upper left corner of each page, but no information about the carillon.  (Don't be misled by the name of the church newsletter.)

Bing Maps bird's eye view showing both this tower and that of the non-traditional carillon in the same block.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by year of completion.

Other small carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in NC.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NC.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Oct-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/10/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2015/07/25
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

[TowerBells Home Page] [Site data top page] [Credits and Disclaimers] [Feedback]

Please send comments or questions to csz_stl@swbell.net