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As ambassadors for Music City Bronze, Middle Tennessee’s premier community handbell ensemble, the mission of the MCB4 handbell quartet is to assist in introducing and sharing the joy of handbell ringing with a wide variety of audiences, and to demonstrate the versatility, beauty and exuberance of this charming and graceful pitched percussion instrument.
MCB4 will join Nolensville United Methodist Church during the 10:45 a.m. worship on Sunday morning, June 9. Following lunch, they will provide an immersive workshop for anyone interested in handbell ringing. Nolensville UMC also is looking for people who want to jump right in and join their summer handbell group.
TheMusic City Bronze Handbell Workshop is from noon to 3 p.m., and lunch will be provided.
Email Sandy (firstname.lastname@example.org) to learn more and sign up.
The eight-week Learn to Ring Summer Handbell Course also will begin June 9, and continue through July 28 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. each Sunday.
The course is open to anyone interested in learning to ring handbells or would like to perform with other handbell musicians (even if you don’t yet know how to read music or need a refresher course). Sessions will focus on reading music and handbell ringing techniques.