A resounding noise: Wesley Bell Ringers celebrate 45th anniversary

Repost from: The Salt Lake Tribune Link to article: http://www.sltrib.com/faith/ci_11254283?source=email By Peggy Fletcher Stack The Salt Lake Tribune Article Last Updated: 12/17/2008 02:28:49 PM MST Zach Fox cringes at the memory of his most embarrassing flub as a member of the Wesley Bell Ringers, Utah’s most famous handbell choir. At his first Christmas concert, he was [...]

For whom the bell tolls: Music helps expand Laconia church’s mission

Repost from: The Citizen of Laconia Link to article, including photos: http://www.citizen.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20081221/GJNEWS02/712212190/-1/CITNEWS08 By BEA LEWIS bwheel@metrocast.net Article Date: Sunday, December 21, 2008 Members of “Joyful Noise” — the handbell choir at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Laconia — say participation in the group helps expand the church’s mission. Mary Divers, who holds a bachelor’s [...]

Join Chicago Bronze

Chicago Bronze, an auditioned English Handbell Ensemble, is looking for ringers who can play advanced level music from a wide range of genres including sacred, secular, classical, jazz and old favorites.  Based in the Northwest Chicago area since May of 1999, Chicago Bronze uses a five octave set of bells and four octave set of [...]

First Night Alexandria

The Virginia Bronze Handbell Ensemble performs at First Night Alexandria   Wednesday, Dec 31 George Washington Masonic Memorial TICKET INFO:  www.firstnightalexandria.org

“Brass & Bells”

The Virginia Bronze Handbell Ensemble joins the Metropolitan Chorus for “Brass & Bells”   Saturday, Dec 20 at 7:30 pm at the Thomas Jefferson Theater Arlington, VA TICKET INFO:  www.metchorus.org

Carols and Carillons in Dunblane Cathedral

Repost from handbell-l Dunblane Cathedral Handbell Ringers www.dunblanecathedral.org.uk will present their annual Christmas Entertainment, Carols and Carillons in Dunblane Cathedral, at 7.30pm on Sunday 14 December at 7.30pm. This very popular event will this year feature guest choral group Stirling City Choir www.stirlingcitychoir.org.uk. This well-established choir with 75 singers will perform seasonal choral pieces by [...]

Christmas concerts in southern Oregon

repost from handbell-l If anyone of you are going to be traveling our way in the next week and 1/2, here’s what I’ve got going on.  We would love to see you there!   Dec. 16th (Tuesday) – 1st Pres, Medford does a ‘Soup and Sound’ series.  It entails a free soup lunch and a [...]

Back Bay Ringers, Boston’s Community Handbell Ensemble, Will Play Carols on Beacon Hill

(Boston, Mass. December 11, 2008)—The Back Bay Ringers, Boston’s only community-based handbell ensemble, will treat Beacon Hill residents to Christmas carols the evening of Monday, December 22, 2008.    Since its founding in 2003, Back Bay Ringers has quickly gained a reputation for excellence, regularly performing at such Boston-area landmarks as Symphony Hall, Faneuil Hall [...]

Concert Announcement–Austin Handbell Ensemble

Repost from Handbell-l The Austin Handbell Ensemble will be performing its final public concert of the month Friday, Dec 12th at 7:30pm at the University Presbyterian Church in Austin, TX. Now, I know that it may be a little late notice for those who would be flying in just for the concert, but perhaps there [...]

Jersey Jubilation Handbell Cocnert 12/19 Ridgewood NJ

We wanted to give our one week notice that you are cordially invited to attend our 5th Annual Christmas Handbell Concert in Northern NJ.  The Jersey Jubilation Handbell Choir, under the direction of Christine L. Braden, will perform their 5th Christmas concert on Friday, December 19, 2008 at 8 PM.  The event will take place [...]

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