News

Christmas Begins!

Portland Choir and Orchestra, with Bells of the Cascades

Bells of the Cascades is honored to be joining the Portland Choir & Orchestra for the second year in a row for a joint holiday event, “Christmas Begins”!

Tickets are just $15-22 for either of two shows:

2:00 PM, Saturday, December 1
Newmark Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR
Learn more about the event
Get information about tickets

7:00 PM, Saturday, December 2
Newmark Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR
Learn more about the event
Get information about tickets

We hope to see you there!

Christmas in the Cascades

Christmas in the Cascades!

Join us for one of our holiday concerts this year, featuring music from all around the world… in the Cascades! Bring your family and friends and globetrot with Bells of the Cascades!

We’re offering two concerts to choose from

Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 7:00pm
Forest Grove United Methodist Church, 1726 Cedar Street, Forest Grove, OR
View more information about this event.

Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 3:00pm
Woodburn United Methodist Church, 700 N Cascade Drive, Woodburn, OR
View more information about this event.

Admission is just $10 at Forest Grove, and free will donations are being accepted at Woodburn. Come and celebrate the season with us!

Also…… Watch this page and stay tuned for details about our exciting spring concert in 2019 with the Melodica Men! (You won’t want to miss it!)

Bells of the Cascades 2018 Handbell Festival

Handbell tree

Join us on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Salmon Creek United Methodist Church in Vancouver, WA, for this fun and educational event! Challenge your ringers and yourself, learn new skills, and meet musicians from around the region.

The festival will include massed pieces and an auditioned Bronze choir. When your choir is not in rehearsal, classes will be offered on topics like ringing bass bells, four-in-hand, weaving and mallet techniques.

Register by Sep. 15 for early-bird rates!

View the repertoire, learn more, and register today.

Dances & Duels: Bells of the Cascades & Bells of the Sound on Tour

Bells of the Cascades & Bells of the Sound: Dances & Duels!
Bells on tour in the Pacific Northwest

For the first time ever, Bells of the Cascades (Portland) and Bells of the Sound (Seattle) are teaming up to go on tour together in Washington and Oregon!

Join us for an exciting evening of “dances and duels” by and between each of the ensembles, including several pieces in which both groups will play at once. We’ll be performing both original handbell compositions and arrangements of classical and popular music.

Saturday, April 28, 7:00 PM
Grace Lutheran Church
22975 24th Ave S
Des Moines, WA
View more information
View on Facebook

Sunday, April 29, 5:00 PM
Trinity Lutheran Church
6215 196th St SW
Lynnwood, WA
View more information
View on Facebook

Saturday, May 5, 7:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church
4300 Main St
Vancouver, WA
View more information
View on Facebook

Sunday, May 6, 5:00 PM
Calvin Presbyterian Church
10445 SW Canterbury Ln
Tigard, OR
View more information
View on Facebook

This is a unique opportunity in Bells of the Cascades’ history, and we hope we’ll see you there!

View these events on Facebook.

Photo of Mt. Hood: Zach Dischner, Creative Commons license.

Pages