Former UI chimesmaster dies

Local News

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (WCIA) — Former UI chimesmaster Susanne Wood died Sunday. She was 85.

Wood was chimesmaster for more than 40 years before retiring in 2017. She would play concerts every day on the bells at Altgeld Hall.

Since her retirement, graduate students have taken over the responsibility of playing the daily concerts. Watch our story on Wood’s retirement below.

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