Festival: Salmon Creek United Methodist Church - Bells of the Cascades Handbell Festival
Join us for this fun and educational event! Challenge your ringers and yourself, learn new skills, and meet musicians from around the region.
Registration deadline is Oct. 15, but register before Oct. 1 for early-bird rates!
Everyone will ring these pieces. Bronze choir ringers may ring either with their home choir, or on their positions with the bronze group.
“United,” Jason Krug: Please pick the version your choir would be strongest at.
Choir 1 — BEHB566A (Lv. 3–)
Choir 2 — BEHB566B (Lv. 2)
“Joy and Elation,” Cynthia Dobrinski: HP2457 (Lv. 2+)
“Bound for the Promised Land,” arr. Derek Hakes: MHP2806 (Lv. 3–)
Bronze (by audition).
“Dance Before the Lord,” Michael Helman: AP23777 (Lv. 4)
“Contemplation and Dance on Kingsfold,” arr. Hart Morris: HP2705 (Lv. 3+)
“Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel?,” arr. Matthew Compton: AG37010 (Lv. 3+)
“The Storm Shall Pass,” Jacob Erdman and Matthew Compton: CGB1038 (Lv. 3) — This piece will be available by September.
Bronze choir application deadline is Sept. 15. You will receive your determination, and positions if accepted, by Sept. 20.
Bells of the Cascades’ concert
Registrants of this festival will also be giving free admission to Bells of the Cascades’ concert on Friday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Schedule of the day
7:00–7:45 AM: Registration and set up
8:00–9:50 AM: Massed rehearsal
10:00 AM–12:00 PM: Bronze rehearsal, classes for others
12:00–1:00 PM: Lunch
1:15–2:45 PM: Coppers rehearsal, classes for others
3:00–4:30 PM: Tins rehearsal, classes for others
4:45–5:45 PM: Dress rehearsal
5:45–7:00 PM: Dinner
7:00–7:20 PM: Final concert preparation
7:30 PM: Concert
There will be classes offered when your choir is not in rehearsal! Classes will include:
- Bass bells
- Mallet techniques
Contact us at (719) 651-5722 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You’ll be given payment information upon signing up. Registration is $75 per choir or $20 per ringer by Oct. 1, $100 per choir or $35 per ringer after Oct. 1.