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Bells of the Cascades, an auditioned community handbell choir in the Portland, Oregon metro area, is seeking an experienced music director.
This is a paid, contract position. Music directing experience required. Weekly rehearsals (Tuesday evenings) and two to four concert weekends or other activities per year.
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Board of Directors
Chair - Dennis Dell
3915 15th Ave S
Great Falls, MT 59405
Chair Elect - Brian Tervo
15504 NE 52nd St
Redmond, WA 98052
Secretary - Angie Barbosa
1715 S Linda Vista Ave
Boise, ID 83709
Treasurer - Cindy McAfee
2350 Larch Camp Rd
Missoula, MT 59803
Past Chair - Scott Barker
2514 166th Ave SE
Bellevue, WA 98008
Alaska Chair - Paula Johnson
20246 McKinley View Ave
Chugiak, AK 99567
Idaho Chair - Barbara Mix
1729 Dora Dr S
Twin Falls, ID 83301
142 3rd St S
Shelby, MT 59474
Oregon Chair - Diane Barnes
Ashland, OR 97520
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Seattle, WA 98116
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H A P P Y N E W Y E A R ! ! !
New Area 10 Web Address!
As part of the changeover to Handbell Musicians of America, our Area 10 web address is changing to make it easier for everyone to remember. It is now area10.handbellmusicians.org. If you want to check out any other area's website, just change the area number in the above address and you'll have it! Now pleae take a moment and connect through our new address, area10.handbellmusicians.org.
When your email address changes, you can follow the link at the bottom of this newsletter to update your profile or send me an email and I will be happy to do it for you. Please keep our list up-to-date so you don't miss an issue.
2012 Area 10 Handbell Conference
June 22-24, 2012
Tacoma Convention Center
Tacoma Convention Center
Concert by Vivace from Puerto Rico
Cost: $180 (before April 1)
Lodging on your own
Pre-conference Directors' Seminar
with William Payn
Friday, June 22, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$60 (before April 1)
Registration information and forms are just about ready to be released and will be sent as a special edition newsletter as soon as possible. Watch your inbox!
Winter Directors' Forum and Read & Ring
Join the Emerald City Ringers on Saturday, January 28 at Grace Lutheran Church in Des Moines, WA for a Directors' Forum and a Read & Ring. Handbell directors from the region are invited to attend the morning session from 9am-noon. Ellie Hodder will discuss ringing with less than a full choir, and Marlene Anderson will share her experience with fundraising and touring. We will also have plenty of time for networking, Q&A, and information sharing.
The afternoon Read & Ring will feature music from this June's Area 10 conference. All directors and ringers are invited and encouraged to attend. Get a head-start on music preparation for the festival. Limited quantities of music will be available for purchase at the end of the Read & Ring session.
Registration for the Directors' Forum, which includes lunch, is $10, and the fee for the Read & Ring is $5. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 425-269-8182. Please register before time runs out - we must have a final count by January 9 so we can order music.
MESSIAH - CHRISTMAS, LENT, EASTER
by Blanche Kangas
Hallelujah Chorus, arr Wagner, L 3, Lorenz 20/1316L.
Hallelujah Chorus, arr. Lorenz, L3, AGEHR 25001 Print on Demand.
And the Glory of the Lord, arr. Herbek, L2, Presser 494-42109.
COLLECTION: Good Tidings, arr. Edward, L 2/3, Lorenz 20/1139L. Contains: For Unto Us a Child is Born and O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion. Also includes Who is He in Yonder Stall, Once in Royal David's City, Bring a Torch, Praise Ye the Lord of Hosts (Works well with choir to teach/that reads 8th notes).
Hallelujah Chorus, arr. Keller, L 3,, ACCOMPANIMENT Agape 1309.
Hallelujah Chorus, arr Kauffamnn, L2, Presser 494-42052.
Hallellujah Chorus, arr. Keller, L5, AGEHR AGSE 05 QUARTET.
And the Glory of the Lord, arr. McChesney, L 3, Agape 1607.
For Unto Us a Child is Born, arr. McChesney, L3+, Jeffers 9327.
Hallelujah Chorus, arr. M L Thompson, L3, Agape Bell part 2175 Keyboard/Score 2176.
Hallelujah Chorus, arr. M L Thompson, L3, Flammer HP 5104.
He Shall Feed His Flock, arr. Dobrinski, L4, Agape 1327.
He Shall Feed His Flock, arr. Edwards, L2, Alfred 36513.
He Shall Feed His Flock, arr. Sylvester, L3, From the Top 20185; also includes Sicilian Bagpipe Carol.
Pastoral Symphony, arr. McChesney, L4, Presser 114-40641.
Pastoral Symphony, arr. Sherman, L3, Beckenhorst HB 255.
Tidings of Great Joy, arr. Wagner, L2, Lorenz 20/1304L; Includes excerpts - And the Glory of the Lord, He Shall Feed His Flock, O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion, For Unto Us a Child is Born.
Sinfonia, arr. B Burroughs, L3, Fred Bock FH1002.
Every Valley Shall Be Exalted, arr. Meredith, L6, Self Published 9815.
Hallelujah Chorus, arr. Meredith, L5, Self Published 9803.
How Beautiful Are the Feet of Them, arr. Meredith, L4, Self Published 9816 C/B; Includes voice/C Instrument,Chimes.
Overture, arr. Meredith, L5, Self Published 9814.
Pastoral Symphony, arr. Meredith, L4, Self Published 9902.
Pacific NW Youth Handbell Festival 2012
March 24, 2012
Theme: "Around the World"
New: Teen Challenge Choir!
Michèle Sharik, guest clinician
First Unitarian Church, Portland
For additional information,
contact Ellie Hodderehodder@firstunitarianportland.org
Music List & Registration Form
More information about Michele
Siskiyou Summit Handbell Conference
May 4-5, 2012
Ashland Middle School
Movement and Musicality
Guest clinician: Michèle Sharik
Registration materials will be sent out in early January. If you have any questions or would like registration materials sent electronically please contact Diane Barnes at email@example.com.
Your concert/event could be listed here!
Idaho Events Saturday, March 3 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Boise Bell Bash, King of Glory Lutheran Church, Boise.
Friday & Saturday, April 27-28, 2012 - Big Sky Handbell Festival "Magic Fest." For information, contact Julie Draeger, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, March 23, 2012 - Techniques Workshop with Michele Sharik, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, First Unitarian Church, Portland. Additional information or email Ellie Hodder email@example.com.
Saturday, March 24, 2012 - Pacific NW Youth Handbell Festival with Michele Sharik, guest clinician, First Unitarian Church, Portland. Additional information or email Ellie Hodder at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday & Saturday, May 4-5, 2012 - Siskiyou Summit Handbell Conference, Ashland Middle School, Ashland. Guest clinician: Michèle Sharik. Repertoire list. For additional information, email Diane Barnes, email@example.com.
Sunday, January 8 - 4 pm. Encore Epiphany concert by Bells of the Desert at Central United Protestant Church, 1124 Stevens Drive, Richland. www.bellsofthedesert.art.officelive.com
Sunday, January 15 - Emerald City Ringers is hosting an open house for interested ringers from 2:30-5pm at the Daniels Recital Hall at the corner of 5th and Marion in downtown Seattle. ECR can accept up to 25 ringers in a two-choir format and rehearses every Sunday afternoon. If you can ring level 3-4 music (copper), you are welcome to come and join without audition. Contact Colin Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to RSVP.
Saturday, January 28 - 9:00 am, Emerald City Ringers is hosting a winter directors' forum and read & ring at Grace Lutheran Church in Des Moines. Our morning session will include networking, discussion, and two education sessions for handbell choir directors on the topics of ringing with less than a full choir and fundraising/touring. In the afternoon, the read & ring will focus on music for the upcoming Area 10 conference. Limited quantities of Area 10 conference music will be available for purchase after the event. For more information contact the Emerald City Ringers at email@example.com or call Colin Walker at 425-269-8182.
Saturday, February 4 - 2:00 pm. Concert by Nancy Kirkner, solo handbells, with Janet Anderson, piano. Music of British composers, including Purcell, Howells, Elgar, and Vaughan Williams. Frye Art Museum auditorium, 704 Terry Street, Seattle. Free. www.solobells.com.
Sunday, February 26 - 4:00pm??, Distinctly Bronze West Concert at Kitsap Conference Center, Bremerton.
Wednesday, April 11 - Noon. Concert by Nancy Kirkner, solo handbells, with Janet Anderson, piano. Music of British composers, including Purcell, Howells, Elgar, and Vaughan Williams. Seattle Public Library, Microsoft Auditorium, 1000 Fourth Avenue, Seattle. Free. Bring your lunch. www.solobells.com.
Friday, June 22 - Directors' Seminar with William Payn, Tacoma Convention Center, Tacoma.
Friday - Sunday, June 22-24 - Area 10 Conference, Tacoma Convention Center, Tacoma. William Payn, clinician. Music List.
Please remember to send information for the February issue to me by January 22.