Lenae Badger has arranged for a wonderful event to follow the July 4th Holiday.
SATURDAY JULY 9, 2016
THE LAWSON TOWER
Gerald Martindale was appointed Carillonneur of the historic Metropolitan United Church of Toronto in 1997 and retired from that position in March 2016. Since that time he has been playing the Exhibition Place carillon regularly. He earned a Bachelor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Windsor and holds Associate Diplomas in Organ from the Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto and the Royal Canadian College of Organists. In November 2012 he passed his Associate Carillonneur Exam administered by the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America. He studied carillon with Dr. Sydney Shep, former Carillonneur of the University of Toronto. On a private basis, Mr. Martindale teaches piano and organ. He also sings in 2 community choirs and rings with the Metropolitan United Church Handbell Choir. For the past 16 years, Mr. Martindale has been active as a background performer for movie and television productions, having acted in over 300 productions. In July 2015 he concluded his 18th annual carillon concert tour of the United States. While on his 6th concert tour of Europe in August 2014, he performed 23 recitals throughout Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Holland, Belgium, and France.