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Bok Carillonneur's Original Choral Composition Wins Top Music Prize

Winning Piece Performed Feb. 28 by The King's Singers

 

Last updated 3/5/2021 at 2:32pm

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Bok Carillonneur Geert D'hollander

Bok Tower Gardens carillonneur Geert D'hollander says the music of The King's Singers has inspired him since he was a child. That's why he is especially thrilled that the famed a cappella group awarded his original choral composition their top New Music Prize for 2021.

"Winning this competition is an incredible honor as a musician and one of their biggest fans," said D'hollander, a Belgium-American who became Bok carillonneur in 2012. "To me, it's like standing in front of Picasso with hundreds of other people holding a little painting, and he picks yours. How awesome is that."

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