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Restored Carillon Means the Sound of Music Returns to Downtown Rochester

March 7, 2019

Restored Carillon Means the Sound of Music Returns to Downtown Rochester

By In the Loop intheloop

The five-month restoration of the Plummer Building’s carillon is now complete, which means Mayo Clinic carillonneur Austin Ferguson can get back to making music.

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Tags: Austin Ferguson, carillon, History & Heritage, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Ringing in 97: Plummer Carillon Plays Happy Tune to Ring in Restoration

July 31, 2018

Ringing in 97: Plummer Carillon Plays Happy Tune to Ring in Restoration

By In the Loop intheloop

A birthday concert in honor of Sister Lauren Weinandt’s 97th birthday was a special coda ahead of a major restoration and refurbishing of the carillon in Rochester.

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Tags: Austin Ferguson, carillon, Dr. Robert Cima, John Murphy, Ken Ackerman, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Plummer Building, Sister Lauren Weinandt


Mayo Clinic's New Carillonneur Looks to the Future While Honoring the Past

May 25, 2017

Mayo Clinic’s New Carillonneur Looks to the Future While Honoring the Past

By In the Loop intheloop

Just the fourth person at Mayo to have the title carillonneur, 24-year-old Austin Ferguson is devoted to the history and future of his iconic instrument. 

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Tags: Austin Ferguson, carillon


December 13, 2016

For Carillonneur Jeff Daehn, the Memories Ring a Bell (56 of Them, Actually)

By In the Loop intheloop

Jeff Daehn’s job title at Mayo Clinic is, as he puts it, “pretty unique.” As Mayo’s resident carillonneur, Daehn is only the third person to hold the position at Mayo Clinic since a carillon was installed atop the Plummer Building in 1928. The instrument is fairly distinctive itself, one of just 185 in the U.S. […]

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Tags: carillon, Jeff Daehn


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