Edward M. Nassor is the carillonneur of Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Nassor plays weekly recitals and preludes for Sunday and special services on the 53-bell Kibbey carillon at the Cathedral. He has regularly played preludes for the annual Joy of Christmas concerts. In performance with the Cathedral Choral Society, he has played the carillon for the Coronation Scene in Mussorgsky’s opera, Boris Godunov, Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, and the premier of a Christmas carol commissioned by the Cathedral Choral Society from Sir David Willcocks, Hark! How all the welkin rings. His performances have been featured on the Cathedral Choral Society recordings, The Joy of Christmas, Welcome All Wonders, and Hymns Through the Centuries, Volumes I and II. Nassor studied carillon with Lawrence Robinson and Frank P. Law, before finishing his studies as a Fulbright scholar at the Netherlands Carillon School in Amersfoort, The Netherlands, studying with Todd Fair. Nassor earned his Bachelor of Music degree at Virginia Commonwealth University, a Practical Diploma from the Netherlands Carillon School at the Utrecht School of the Arts, and his Master of Music and Doctorate of Musical Arts Degree at the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America. His carillon performances have been featured on ABC Television’s Good Morning America, NBC Television’s The Today Show, Public Radio International, and the Voice of America.