On June 29, 2017 Wim Ruesink will perform Willis Bodine’s UT Fanfares for Carillon at the Peperbus in Zwolle as part of the summer concert series. This composition was selected as a finalist in the 2015 composition contest of the Zwolse Beiaard Stichting.
Performed at the Lutheran Church of the Ascension Atlanta on Sunday January 29, 2017: the premiere of the commissioned anthem “Voices raised to you we offer” in honor of the 500th anniversary of the reformation. Music for SATB chorus, trombone, flute and organ is by Willis Bodine, professor emeritus at University of Florida. Text is by Herman G. Sturmpfle, Jr. past dean and president of the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Composition by Willis Bodine, performed by the First Presbyterian Church choir Gainesville, Florida December 11, 2016, as part of their annual Lessons & Carols service.
A Scottish Fantasy for Solo Bagpipe, Tabor, Organ, Choir and Congregation
Sunday, November 27, 2016, at 5:00 pm
St. Andrew’s Day Choral Evensong
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
View the complete Feast of St. Andrew Service on the November 27, 2016 Facebook post of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church of Gainesville: https://www.facebook.com/holytrinitygnv
Listen to Professor Bodine describe his composition UT Fanfares for Carillon, recently selected for performance in Zwolle, Holland in September of 2015 as part of the Zwolse Beiaard Stichting, an international composition competition in collaboration with the Dutch Carillon Society.
Visit http://www.zwolsebeiaard.nl/actueel.php to read the exciting news about the Voorlopige uitslag Compositiewedstrijd 2015.
Read about the event in the Gainesville Sun