Lead Carillonist, Lyn Fuller AMusA, LMusA, TMusA
Senior Carillonist, Astrid Bowler BA
Senior Carillonist, Thomas Laue BMus(Hons), PhD
Dr Thomas Peter Laue is a Lecturer in Music at the Australian National University School of Music. Thomas trained as Student Carillonist with Lyn Fuller in 2012, studied intensively with Koen Cosaert and Eddy Mariën and took part in masterclasses and lessons with Geert D’hollander, Karel Keldermans, Peter Langberg and Tom Van Peer. Thomas has been Senior Carillonist since 2013. In 2014, Thomas was commissioned by the National Capital Authority to compose Though Poppies Grow to commemorate the centenary of the Great War. In the same year Thomas performed at Anzac recitals in Ypres and Mechelen to commemorate the centenary of the Great War. Thomas became the first Australian entrant and won third prize in the International Queen Fabiola Music Competition for Carillon in Mechelen, Belgium.
Carillonist, Leonard Weiss MTeach(Sec), BMus
Leonard is an award-winning composer, conductor and performer. He was the 2016 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year for Youth Arts and Multimedia, an ACT Finalist for 2016 Young Australian of the Year. He recently received a Canberra Critics' Circle Award for Music. Leonard is the Musical Director/Conductor of the Canberra Youth Orchestra, the National Capital Orchestra, the Canberra Qwire and the ANU Choral Society, amongst other ensembles.
Leonard has conducted and performed solo carillon concerts in the USA and throughout Europe, including recent carillon performances through Belgium and at Princeton University. Local highlights include solo performances as part of the 2015 Canberra International Music Festival and 2015-7 Australia Day celebrations. He has premiered his carillon compositions locally and abroad.