See what the excitement is about!

Below are some videos of the Melodica Men and Bells of the Cascades in separate performances. The inspiration for this collaboration came when the Melodica Men posted a video called “Carmen Fantasy” on YouTube, a medley based on popular melodies from the opera Carmen. Matthew Compton was so impressed by their virtuosity that he requested their permission to arrange their medley for handbells and they happily agreed.

Here is the original “Carmen Fantasy”…

 

And here is the handbell version, with both Bells of the Cascades and Seattle-based Bells of the Sound…

 

Melodica Men playing “Rhapsody in Blue”…

 

Bells of the Cascades playing “Tarantella”…

  
Plan on attending one of our concerts this June for even more from this historic collaboration - we hope to see you there!