Charles S. Hill Memorial Carillon


   George W. Olinger Memorial Tower
   Johnson & Wales University
     (formerly Colorado Women's College;
     once Temple Buell College)
   1800 Oneida Street
   Denver, Colorado, USA
   LL: N 39.74567, W 104.90695
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   Frankie Helen Anderson
   4866-F East Kentucky Avenue
   Denver, CO  80246-2258
   H: (303)758-0873
   - and -
   Phyllis S. Tremmel   (A)
   2580 South University Boulevard #805
   Denver, CO  80210-6027
   H: (303)744-3906


   Whatley Chapel
   Johnson & Wales University
   7150 Montview Boulevard
   Denver, CO  80220
   T: (303)256-9300 [main switchboard]
   - or -
   Friends of Whatley Chapel
   PO Box 480972
   Denver, CO  80248


   (Silent - disused)


   Bells cast in Heiligerlee; original
   electric-action practice clavier in
   Whatley Chapel, adjacent to tower.
   Colorado Women's College merged with
   the University of Denver in 1982,
   becoming part of DU's Park Hills campus;
   J&W purchased that campus in 2000-03.
   Clock-chime added 2007-08.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 30 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 10 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C G   /    C F   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is a practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1961
     with bells made by vanBergen   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: QH    
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:  95%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2002

The JWU Website

Waymarking page, with 5 photos

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the vanBergen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by year of completion.

Other small carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in CO.

Index to all tower bell instruments in CO.

   This page was built from the database on 27-Sep-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/09/19
   and on technical data last updated on 1978/12/05

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