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The Tower Bells Supersite is a personal project of Carl Scott Zimmerman, whose connections to the worlds of bells are as follows:

- a Carillonneur member of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America (GCNA) since 1962
- chairman of the GCNA's Special Committee on Tower and Carillon Statistics from its inception more than 30 years ago until it was merged into the GCNA's Website committee
- author of 6 articles on "Carillons of the Americas" in the GCNA Bulletin
- author/publisher of "Carillons of the World" (1979) and "Carillons of the Americas"
- Co-Webmaster for the GCNA Website from its inception, with responsibility for presenting information about North American carillons, etc.; became Webmaster there on the retirement of the originator of that Website, holding that position until July 2011, and again briefly in early 2012, terminating when the technical data section of that Website was transferred here in April 2012
- delegate from the GCNA to the World Carillon Federation (WCF); member of the Executive Committee of the WCF as well as its Treasurer

- a Resident member (Unattached) of the North American Guild of Change Ringers (NAGCR) since 1979

- a regular member of the Handbell Musicians of America (HMA), formerly the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers (AGEHR)
- formerly a director (and once a founding director) of various church-based handbell choirs
- a bass bell ringer in the Ely Bells (and formerly also in the Concert Bells) of Webster Groves Presbyterian Church
- a charter member of the Gateway Ringers, an auditioned community handbell choir in the St.Louis, Missouri, area

- a historian cum industrial archaeologist with respect to bellfounders who operated in the city of St.Louis, Missouri, USA, during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

- member of the following additional bell-related associations:
ABAII
American Bell Association International, Inc.
BCS
British Carillon Society
NKV
Nederlandse Klokkenspel Vereniging

See also the Website history.


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This page was created 2000/03/04 and last revised 2012/04/25.

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