WINSTON-SALEM - WF : USA - NC

   Janet Jeffrey Carlile Harris Carillon

*Location:

   Wait Chapel
   Wake Forest University
   Wake Forest Drive
   Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
   LL: N 36.13514, W 80.27905
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*Carillonist:

   Raymond E. Ebert, Jr.,
     University Carillonneur
   E: rebert2@triad.rr.com
   - and -
   Matthew T. Phillips
   T: (336)758-2537
   E: phillimt@wfu.edu
   - and -
   students
*Past carillonists:
   1978-81 William E. Ray
   1981-98 John S. Acker   (A)
   1998-2000 Matthew T. Phillips
   2000-04 (students)
   2004-06 Matthew T. Phillips
   2006-12 Lauren Bradley Mellick

*Contact:

   Office of the Chaplain
   Wake Forest University
   *parcel:
     1834 Reynolda Road
     Winston-Salem, NC  27106
   *postal:
     Box 7204 Reynolda Station
     Winston-Salem, NC  27109-7204
   T: (336)758-5210

*Schedule:

   Mon-Fri 5pm when school is in session

*Remarks:

   The last carillon cast by Alfred
   Paccard; installed by Harry vanBergen.
   Playing and practice keyboards later
   replaced by Paccard.
   Practice keyboard moved from office
   to tower by Coastal Clock & Chime Co.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C C 24
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1981
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1978, the instrument was begun with 47 bells
       made by Paccard     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: S3    
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:   40 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:    %
   Year of latest technical information source is 1996
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

On the Wake-Forest Website, the carillon has its own section.

Building photos from Emporis Buildings
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard 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 concert class carillons by year of completion.

Other concert 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 20-Sep-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/09/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2015/06/30
*Photos:

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