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I Miss Bells

I really miss bells.

Unless you have played in a handbell ensemble, it’s unlikely you can sympathize. That’s okay. Handbell players know they are somewhat unique. 671 more words


Unraveling Our Motto: Typical Day at Westover

Kayla Ntoh, Junior Boarder from Lower Macungie, Pennsylvania

In order to ready myself for the day, I wake up around 7:00 am and then I go to breakfast. 323 more words

Unraveling Our Motto

2nd Third Thursday at Twelve Thirty

The Church handbell ringers hosted the second of a series of Third Thursday at Twelve-Thirty concerts, and invited the SMSG School Orchestra to play a few pieces too, with Lesley Salter conducting both groups. 332 more words


Staff Bells

Staff Bells are one of the most underutilized percussion instruments in existence.  They are essentially suspended handbells stuck with mallets.  Staff Bells were originally used in the early 1900s as a novelty act in vaudville shows.   217 more words