Join us for our spring concerts: Hitting Things!

Bells of the Cascades presents: Hitting Things!

This spring, Bells of the Cascades is playing two concerts in Oregon — in Portland and Corvallis — hosting a workshop for ringers of all levels, and participating in a special concert event with Fred Gramann. We hope you can join us!

Saturday, April 26: Workshop in Corvallis
Join Bells of the Cascades for a spring handbell workshop! Registration from just $20 for a full afternoon of expert instruction. Learn more and register today.

Saturday, April 26: Concert in Corvallis
“Hitting Things,” featuring percussionist Michael Charles Smith. Learn more and get directions.

Sunday, April 27: Concert in Portland
“Hitting Things,” featuring percussionist Michael Charles Smith. Learn more and get directions.

Saturday, May 17: Special event with Fred Gramann in Portland
Featuing the handbell choirs of Calvin Presbyterian Church, Tualatin Presbyterian Church and Bells of the Cascades. Learn more and get directions.

Mark these events on your calendar, and we’ll see you soon!

Make a donation by Dec. 31 and we'll double it!

Donate by Dec. 31 and have your donation doubled!

Thanks to your help, 2013 has been one of the most successful years ever for Bells of the Cascades.

Your tax-deductible donation will help us ring in the new year.

If you act by Dec. 31, Bells of the Cascades ringers will match your donation dollar for dollar up to $1,200. That means your donation will have twice the impact — but only if you act now!

As you know, Bells of the Cascades is a 501(c)(3) organization, and donations will be fully tax-deductible for 2013 if you donate online by the end of Dec. 31 or send a check postmarked by Dec. 31 to Bells of the Cascades, P.O. Box 151, Tualatin, OR 97062.

As a nonprofit, Bells of the Cascades is committed to supporting and expanding the performance of innovative handbell music. With the launch of Rose City Ringers, we’re training the next generation of advanced handbell ringers, while the creation of the Holiday Ringer ensembles has allowed us to bring handbell performances to more audiences than ever.

Help us do even more by making a tax-deductible donation to Bells of the Cascades today.

We’re committed to making the art of handbell ringing more accessible, more available, more interesting and more exciting to both audiences and other bell ringers in the Portland area. But with these new ventures, expenses are also rising, and we need your help.

Make a tax-deductible donation by Dec. 31, and we’ll double it. Act now!

Book Holiday Ringers to perform at your event!

Bells of the Cascades Holiday Ringers

This holiday season, Bells of the Cascades is proud to offer performances by Bells of the Cascades Holiday Ringers. This group of talented ringers is the perfect entertainment addition to your holiday gathering — whether corporate event, holiday bazaar, religious celebration or intimate dinner party!

What better way to ring in the season than with actual ringing of bells? Imagine “Carol of the Bells” or “Jingle Bells” actually performed on bells!

The Holiday Ringers would love to bring the special sounds of the season to your holiday event.

Learn more about booking Bells of the Cascades Holiday Ringers for this season!

Twice the Fun! A 7-day Caribbean handbell cruise in 2015

Participants in Cruise X: Winter 2009 with David Harris, clinician

Join Bells of the Cascades Jan. 4–11, 2015, as we sail Holland America ms Eurodam from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, through the blue waters of the Caribbean to the ports of Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos; San Juan, Puerto Rico; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; and the private island Half Moon Cay, Bahamas.

The days we’re not in port, you’ll be making music with two distinguished and well-known, handbell clinicians, Stephanie Wiltse from Grand Rapids, Michigan and Michael J. Glasgow from Raleigh, North Carolina. Your evenings aboard the ship will be free for mingling with your fellow bell ringers and other passengers, enjoying the on-board entertainment, and of course, doing what cruises are known for … eating!

Learn more about the handbell cruise, and book your ticket today!