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Elementary School Strings and Handbell End of Year Performance

Karolee Kent (elementary school music teacher) updates us on a recent elementary school strings and handbell performance in the ASIJ Theater. 130 more words

Elementary School

Quadrants Handbell Quartet - Debut Concert

Performing together for the first time, Quadrants Handbell Quartet invites you to join us for a concert composed of classical masterworks transcribed for handbells. From Bach to Joplin, there is something for everyone on this dynamic and challenging program which features several never-before-heard original arrangements. 13 more words

Handbells Have a Long Tradition

edited by Nancy Mairs

In the 1500s, English bell-ringers rang their tower church bells in intricate numerical patterns instead of the melodies we know today. They called this numerical method “change ringing,” and it required hours of practice. 676 more words


Week in the Life Thursday: Words and Photos

So this week I am participating in Ali Edwards annual Week in the Life Project. ( Read about it here AE blog – Week in the Life… 102 more words

PB6 in hand

Last week I called my first quarter peal in hand: plain bob minor.

I was using the following composition:

720 Plain Bob Minor
23456  W  H
52436  -
32456  s
53426  -
42356  s  -
3 part
For 540 omit the calls at W in one part…
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Progress Updates

Bells in Hand

We recently started attending a different church.

We chose it because it looks like a church. Two churches we’ve attended in the past built new sanctuaries that reminded me of a big-box discount store: plain and windowless. 409 more words