Day 4 of the Area 1 Friends & Family Handbell Camp

We started our final “Bells for the Birds” morning wake-up call with “Ba Ba” by Sigur Ros, arranged by one of our artists-in-residence, Sarah LeBrun. http://handbellmusicians.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/birds-and-bells.mp4   Debra LeBrun’s...

Day 3 of the Area 1 Friends & Family Handbell Camp

Coppers treble section:                                                         Coppers bass section:                     The barbershop class (directed by Bill Degan) singing grace before lunch: After morning rehearsals and workshops, many ringers refreshed in the...

Day 2 of the Area 1 Friends & Family Handbell Camp

Morning view of Long Pond: Coppers rehearsal with Ed Henderson:                                         Bronze rehearsal with Dan Moore:                                    Rhythm games with Krishna Ersson – a popular class in one of the air-conditioned rooms!...

Day 1 of the Area 1 Friends & Family Handbell Camp

About 37 ringers (and ringer families) are here at the Cathedral Camp and Retreat Center in East Freetown MA:           Beautiful airy space for massed ringing: The Fireplace Room for ensemble workshops: Sue Lee (MA State Chair) and Jane Nolan (Area 1 Membership...