Central California

Christine Anderson

Christine D. Anderson

The solo handbell artistry of Christine D. Anderson is world-renowned. With finesse, grace and dexterity, Christine’s solo handbell artistry has thrilled audiences in 25 countries and 50 states, and her fans around the world will tell you that you’ll never be the same after hearing and seeing Christine play.

She is an outstanding clinician and in constant demand for handbell workshops and festivals, incorporating a teaching style that makes learning fun and techniques unforgettable. With many years of conducting experience and performing solo concerts, she easily communicates the skills needed for musical ringing. Christine’s expertise ranges from beginning choirs through advanced, solo, and ensemble ringing, including handbell maintenance and refurbishing.

After earning her music degree from Florida Atlantic University, she embarked on a career encompassing all aspects of the art of handbell ringing. She is a sales representative for Malmark handbells, and serves as handbell editor for LifeWay Church Resources. Christine’s more than 110 published arrangements have set the standard for excellence in solo ringing, and her CDs and DVDs showcase her incredible grace and musicality. She is Artist in Residence at The Master’s College in Santa Clarita, CA, and annually receives the ASCAP award for performances in the Concert Division.

Contact Christine for more information about handbells in the Central California area.

December 13, 2018
  • Opus Handbell Ensemble Holiday Concert

    December 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I St, Modesto, CA 95354, USA

    Opus will be joined by Johansen High School Viking Singers
    Jennifer Perier, director

    The holidays are all the more delightful when you include Opus Handbell Ensemble in your entertainment plans! This advanced community handbell choir has been performing their extraordinarily beautiful music in the Modesto area since 1992. They play a highly unique instrument requiring precision eye-hand coordination, music reading ability and great teamwork. Their musical range stretches from Bach to Heavy Metal to Rock n’ Roll, and of course their enchanting holiday repertoire.

    Sponsored in remembrance of Bette Belle Smith.

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December 18, 2018
  • Opus Handbell Ensemble - Holiday Candlelight Concert

    December 18, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    St Stanislaus Catholic Church, 1200 Maze Blvd, Modesto, CA 95351, USA

    David Lockington, conductor

    MSO Chorus
    Dr. Daniel R. Afonso, Jr., chorus director

    Modesto Symphony Youth Chorus
    Dr. Yejee Choi, chorus director

    Opus Handbell Ensemble
    Richard Colla, chorus director

    Program: Join Maestro David Lockington and the Modesto Symphony Orchestra as we celebrate our community and the holiday season. The Holiday Candlelight Concert is the perfect way to slow down during the holidays and enjoy your favorite traditional Christmas hymns and carols performed by the MSO Chorus, Youth Chorus and the Opus Handbell Ensemble. Feel the warmth and peace of the holidays with your friends and family at the beautiful St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. This community favorite has sold out for the past two years, so get your favorite seats before they’re gone!

    Doors open at 7:00pm

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