John Widmann, Frederick, Maryland
Monday, July 29, 7 p.m.
Preconcert carillon tours and demonstrations 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. (every 15 minutes)
John Widmann is the city carillonneur for the City of Frederick, Maryland, where he plays recitals on the first and third Sunday of each month. In addition, he serves as a general/vocal music teacher for Frederick County Public Schools and as organist and director of music for Geneva Presbyterian Church in Potomac, Maryland. Widmann graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in music education, and completed his master of music degree from Towson University in 2011. He became a carillonneur member of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America in 1996. He maintains an active concert schedule, and played recitals last year in the United States and Europe.