Carol Jickling Lens began her musical career on the piano at age 5. Choirs were next - church, schools, and The Youth For Understanding Choir, with which she toured South America. Lens began her carillon study at Christ Church Cranbrook in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She earned both the practical diploma and end diploma from The Netherlands Carillon School in Amersfoort. Lens held the position of carillonneur at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, in Houston, Texas, between 1979-1993, and at the Bell Tower Center, Houston, from 1997-2006. She was appointed university carillonneur at the University of Denver in 2010. The 12th Annual Beckering Family Carillon Summer Concert Series presents noon performances each Wednesday, from July 11-August 1. The open-air concerts are free and open to the public. Free parking is available in Watson Lot, south of Fulton Street behind Secchia Hall. For more information, please call or visit website.