Bells of the Cascades (based in Portland) and Bells of the Sound(based in Seattle) will be performing "Dances and Duels!," in a first-ever collaboration between these two groups. These two premiere handbell ensembles will be playing familiar tunes including a medley from Carmen, pop hits by Abba and Simon & Garfunkel, and many other amazing compositions. This concert will feature the two ensembles in a bit of friendly competition as they "duel" as well as in unison as they "dance."
Saturday, May 5 - 7:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 4300 Main Street, Vancouver,WA.
Sunday, May 6 - 75:00 p.m. at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 10445 SW Canterbury Lane, Tigard, OR
Sunday, May 6 - 4:00 pm. Emerald City Ringers presents FIREWORKS, a handbell concert for the whole family! Join us as we present a concert of music around a theme of fire, including selections from Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks (arr. Hessemer), Deep Purple's Smoke On The Water (arr. Tervo), Michael Mazzatenta's In Memoriam, and more. Admission is by suggested donation at the door. Cross of Christ Lutheran Church; 411 156thAve NE; Bellevue.
Friday & Saturday, May 18 & 19 - Greater Puget Sound Handbell Festival, Everett. Clinicians: Brian Tervo and Colin Walker. Complete Registration Packet, Music List. For additional information, contact Colin Walker.
Saturday, May 19 - 7:30 pm, Greater Puget Sound Handbell Festival Concert, Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 215 Mukilteo Blvd, Everett.
The Rainier Ringers present "Dancing through the Decades", a handbell concert featuring popular songs from the 50's up through now. With a focus on favorite dance tunes, you'll be tapping your toes to "Rock Around the Clock", dancing in the aisle as we perform a new arrangement of "What a Feeling" from the movie "Flashdance", and singing along with "Eleanor Rigby". Join us for an uplifting concert that is sure to include a favorite from your past or a song that your children or grandchildren will enjoy. $10 adults, $8 students/seniors, or $25 per family.
Saturday, May 19 - 4:00 pm,
Lacey Community Center, 6757 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey.
Sunday, May 20 - 4:00 pm, Little Church on the Prairie, 6310 Motor Ave SW, Lakewood.