San Francisco Bay Area

Marquise Usher – Regional Coordinator

bayarea.area12@handbellmusicians.org

Marquise Usher began ringing handbells in 2002 at a church near his home in Oakland, CA. At age 18 he auditioned and joined Sonos Handbell Ensemble and Velocity Handbell Ensemble and has toured the United States, Estonia, Finland, and Japan. Fast-forward to 2019 and Marquise has been fortunate to conduct, teach and perform at the area and national levels with Sonos, Velocity, and Timbré Ensemble. Currently, Marquise directs two 5-octave church ensembles and is the Handbell Director and Junior Chorus Director at the San Francisco Boys Chorus.

Contact Marquise for more information about handbells in the San Francisco Bay Area.

UPCOMING EVENTS
October 24, 2021
  • Bell Table Talk

    October 24, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Join Area 12 to talk about a variety of handbell topics and socialize with members of the Area 12 Board, other Area 12 members, and anyone else who would like to join the conversation. All are welcome! Starting in October 2021 topics will center around the upcoming Area 12 conference in Las Vegas, NV July 2-5, 2022.

    Today's topic is: What is Area 12's conference about?

    We will be using the following Zoom link for all Bell Table Talk meetings:

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83184134194?pwd=Lys0eTRxN0l2VUp5Q2pWRXRPYzZSZz09

    To check out upcoming dates and topics, go to our Bell Table Talk event page.

    If you have any questions or suggestions for bell table topics, please email Tessique Houston, Area 12 Events Director.

    See more details

January 18, 2022
  • Bell Table Talk

    January 18, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Zoom

    Join Area 12 to talk about a variety of handbell topics and socialize with members of the Area 12 Board, other Area 12 members, and anyone else who would like to join the conversation. All are welcome! Starting in October 2021 topics will center around the upcoming Area 12 conference in Las Vegas, NV July 2-5, 2022.

    Today's topic is: Conference Choir / Scholarships: What are they and what’s the application process?

    We will be using the following Zoom link for all Bell Table Talk meetings:

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83184134194?pwd=Lys0eTRxN0l2VUp5Q2pWRXRPYzZSZz09

    To check out upcoming dates and topics, go to our Bell Table Talk event page.

    If you have any questions or suggestions for bell table topics, please email Tessique Houston, Area 12 Events Director.

    See more details

January 23, 2022
  • Bell Table Talk

    January 23, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Zoom

    Join Area 12 to talk about a variety of handbell topics and socialize with members of the Area 12 Board, other Area 12 members, and anyone else who would like to join the conversation. All are welcome! Starting in October 2021 topics will center around the upcoming Area 12 conference in Las Vegas, NV July 2-5, 2022.

    Today's topic is: Conference Choir / Scholarships: What are they and what’s the application process?

    We will be using the following Zoom link for all Bell Table Talk meetings:

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83184134194?pwd=Lys0eTRxN0l2VUp5Q2pWRXRPYzZSZz09

    To check out upcoming dates and topics, go to our Bell Table Talk event page.

    If you have any questions or suggestions for bell table topics, please email Tessique Houston, Area 12 Events Director.

    See more details