Handbell Choir Director: Available mid-August
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
3022 Woodlawn Avenue
Falls Church, VA 22042
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications. Position available to direct two handbell choirs (beginner and advanced) in repertoire of both modern and traditional pieces. The church has 5 1/2 octaves of Schulmerich handbells and 6 octaves of Malmark handchimes. Each choir rehearses weekly from September through mid-May (advanced choir on Wednesday evenings; beginner group on Sunday evenings) to prepare music for a total of 2-3 worship services per month, holiday services, and two annual choir concerts. The position requires an average of approximately 30-32 hours/month. The position also will be expected to support music ministry recruitment efforts planned by the Director of Music, including offering sessions for exploring bell ringing; coordinate choir participation in handbell music festivals if requested, and coordinate volunteer services to maintain handbell equipment and music library, and to perform set-up/take-down of equipment when needed; and attend occasional Worship and Music Committee meetings, if requested.
Position requires knowledge of handbell ringing techniques and conducting. Experience as a church handbell choir director preferred. Submit resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org by July 29th. A complete job description is available upon request to the same email address. (Note: a Director of Music position and an adult vocal choir position also are vacant, and qualified individuals are welcome to apply for more than one position.)
(posted July 21, 2016)
Handbell Director: Bethany United Methodist Church in Madison, WI, is seeking a director for its adult and youth handbell choirs. Qualified applicants will have a 4-year degree in the music field (or relevant experience), conducting and teaching skills, and knowledge of handbell techniques. Choirs rehearse weekly, and perform monthly in worship September to May. The work schedule is an average of 6-7 hours per week from mid-August to mid-June. Website at www.bethanymadison.org. For a complete job description or to apply, contact Pastor Greg at email@example.com or 608-238-6381.
(posted July 7, 2016)
Handbells/Handchimes for Sale/Wanted
Two octave set of Schulmerich handbells for sale in very good condition, will be professionally serviced ready to play out of the cases. Please contact me for more details.
Neil Gertner, firstname.lastname@example.org or 530 355 8220.
(posted July 21, 2016)
I am looking to purchase handbells to start a high school bell choir in Utah. Any and all leads much appreciated.
Please contact Liz Shields by email at email@example.com or by call or text to 801-541-2073. I am also interested in music, mallets, tables, pads, etc.
(posted June 21, 2016)
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