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San Carlos Methodist Church is in desperate need of one or two ringers to join us for our Christmas Concerts. Financial assistance available for time/gas. We are in San Diego and rehearse Tuesdays from 6:30-8:00 pm. Rehearsals starting towards the middle of November, plus concert week rehearsals on Wed 12/4 from 6:30-7:30pm and Thurs 12/5 from 7:00-9;00pm. Concerts are on Friday 12/6 (6;00pm call time for a 75 minute concert at 7:00pm), and Saturday 12/7 – 3:00 call time. If interested, please contact Jeff McConnell, Director of Music Ministries, at jeffm@sancarlosumc.org or (619) 464-4331.

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RiverBells Sacramento will be holding its audition-rehearsal for the 2019-2020 year. Come join us for our first rehearsal to find out if we are a good fit to help you expand your handbell talents! https://riverbells.org/

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The Carillon Ringers of Los Altos United Methodist Church in Long Beach, CA is looking to add ringers to our excellent music program. We rehearse on Monday evenings from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM from September through May. Our church owns 5 Octaves of Schulmerich Handbells and 5 Octaves of Malmark Choirchimes. We ring in worship one Sunday each month, September – May/June. Ability to read basic music notation is a plus, but we can teach you to everything you need to know to ring. The bell choir is open to high school students and adults of all ages. The church is located on the corner of Willow St and Woodruff Ave at 5950 E. Willow Street, Long Beach, CA. Beginning ringing for all ages is also available seasonally. LAUMC is a Reconciling Ministry and we welcome ALL in our church. Please Contact Debbie Shaw – Director of Handbells at laumchandbells@gmail.com for more information!

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The Ringers by the Sea Handbell Choir at St Peter’s by the Sea Presbyterian Church in Rancho Palos Verdes is looking for a few new ringers to join our choir! St Peter’s owns 5 octaves of Schulmerich handbells and 5 octaves handchimes. We are a welcoming and friendly choir who ring to the Glory of God in a blended worship style. The ability to read basic music notation is a plus but we can teach you what you need to know to ring. Our rehearsals are on Tuesdays from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM from September to June. We ring in worship one service per month and on special days. Ringers by the Sea is open to High School students and adults of all ages. Please contact Debbie Shaw – Director of Handbells at debbie@spbts.org for more information.

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The SFSU Handbell Choir (San Francisco State University) is a community handbell choir that performs a 6- minute concert approximately 4-5 times times a semester. We welcome new ringers! And you don’t have to have a ‘tie” to the University. Handbell ringing experience is helpful not necessary, but the ability to read music and understand musical notations and rhythms is required. We rehearse every Monday, 6:30 – 8:30 PM at Temple United Methodist Church, 65 Beverly Street, San Francisco, late August through December, and then late January through May. Concerts are in December and May. We mostly perform level 3 music. We ring on Schulmerich handbells and Malmark handchimes. No official tie to San Francisco State is necessary.
More information about the group map be found on our Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/sfsuhandbellchoir

The deadline for requests to join for the Fall 2019 semester is Sunday, July 7. the first rehearsal for the Fall 2019 semester will be August 26. Please contact the group’s director, Caroline Harnly (charnly@sfsu.edu) if you are interested in joining us.

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