Events

Northern California

nancyschmidt

Nancy Schmitt

norcal.area12@handbellmusicians.org

In addition to her church handbell choir, Nancy directs an ecumenical bell ensemble sponsored by St. James Lutheran and First Presbyterian Churches of Redding, California. She enjoys attending festivals and conferences, as well as playing in church services, at weddings and at retirement homes. When not directing or ringing bells, you can find Nancy gardening, golfing, cross country skiing or hiking with her husband (a retired Navy veteran who teaches at Shasta College in Redding), or hanging out with her two children or four grandchildren.

Contact Nancy for more information about handbells in the Northern California area.

UPCOMING EVENTS
May 21, 2017
  • RiverBells Spring Concert

    May 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Prince of Peace Church, 7501 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95823, USA

    RiverBells SACRAMENTO will perform a concert of handbell music at Prince of Peace Church, 7501 Franklin Boulevard (west of CA-99 between Florin and Franklin), Sacramento, CA on Sunday, May 21st, 2017 at 2:00pm. This is a free, public concert and a donation will be requested. Highlights at this concert include “Blaze” by California ringer, composer, and director William Kyle, and big-band era piece “Pennsylvania 6-5000." The concert also includes some examples of more traditional handbell music as part of its repertoire.

    Visit riverbells.org for more information.

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June 4, 2017
  • RiverBells Sacramento Gala Concert

    June 4, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Jean Runyon Little Theatre at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, 1515 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814

    RiverBells SACRAMENTO will perform a concert of handbell music in the Jean Runyon Little Theatre at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium on Sunday, June 4th, 2017 at 3:00pm. Ticket prices for this concert will be $5.00 before the concert, $7.50 at the door, $2.50 for those with a student I.D., and free for accompanied children under 7 years. Highlights at this concert include “Blaze” by California ringer, composer, and director William Kyle, and big-band era piece “Pennsylvania 6-5000." The concert also includes some examples of more traditional handbell music as part of its repertoire.

    Visit the RiverBells website here for more information.

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June 10, 2017
  • Handbells in Cambria

    June 10, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Cambria Center for the Arts Theatre, 1350 Main St., Cambria, CA 93428

    Rebecca will be presenting an evening of handbell music, highlighted by solos. Fellow ringers will join in duets and trios, classical and popular pieces, a bit of singing and piano - something for everyone. Tickets are available at brownpapertickets.com (800-838-3006) or Box office 805-927-8190.

    www.cambriacenterforthearts.org

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June 11, 2017
  • Handbells in Cambria

    June 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Cambria Center for the Arts Theatre, 1350 Main St., Cambria, CA 93428

    Rebecca will be presenting an evening of handbell music, highlighted by solos. Fellow ringers will join in duets and trios, classical and popular pieces, a bit of singing and piano - something for everyone. Tickets are available at brownpapertickets.com (800-838-3006) or Box office 805-927-8190.

    www.cambriacenterforthearts.org

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  • Cast in Bronze

    June 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    First Christian Church 3590 Placer Street Redding, CA

    Friendship United Methodist Church, in the Cincinnati suburb of Wyoming, Ohio, is pleased to be sending their youth handbell ensemble, CAST IN BRONZE on a concert tour to Redding, CA. Thirteen young people ages 12-19 perform on 5 octave of bells and 6 octaves of chimes.
    They will present a 75 minute program. Admission is free. A free will offering will be taken.

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October 14, 2017
  • Redding Handbell Festival "Ringin' in the Red Zone"

    October 14, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    Simpson University Heritage Life Center 2211 College View Drive Redding, CA

    8:00am “Ringin’ in the Red Zone”
    9:05am Festival begins
    4:30pm Finale Festival Concert (open to the public)

    The Redding Handbell Festival will feature massed ringing, a bronze choir to challenge ringers who want to play advanced pieces, and a wide variety of classes. A free concert open to the public will close out the day.

    Download the registration form & additional information here.

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  • Redding Handbell Festival

    October 14, 2017 @ 9:05 am - 4:30 pm
    Simpson University Heritage Life Center 2211 College View Drive Redding, CA

    8:00am “Ringin’ in the Red Zone”
    9:05am Festival begins
    4:30pm Finale Festival Concert (open to the public)

    The Redding Handbell Festival will feature massed ringing, a bronze choir to challenge ringers who want to play advanced pieces, and a wide variety of classes. A free concert open to the public will close out the day.

    Download the registration form & additional information here.

    See more details

  • Redding Handbell Festival Finale Festival Concert

    October 14, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Simpson University Heritage Life Center 2211 College View Drive Redding, CA

    8:00am “Ringin’ in the Red Zone”
    9:05am Festival begins
    4:30pm Finale Festival Concert (open to the public)

    The Redding Handbell Festival will feature massed ringing, a bronze choir to challenge ringers who want to play advanced pieces, and a wide variety of classes. A free concert open to the public will close out the day.

    Download the registration form & additional information here.

    See more details

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