Coe College Handbell Ensemble to perform spring concert

Extra: Rod Pritchard, Secretary of the College
(319) 399-8605 or

2017-04-14 10:20:43 - General

The Coe College Handbell Ensemble will perform their inaugural "solo" concert on Sunday, April 23, beginning at 4 p.m. in Daehler-Kitchin Auditorium of Marquis Hall. It is free and open to the public.

Featuring 18 students playing five-Octaves plus of handbells, hand chimes and other instruments, the spring concert will include original handbell repertoire as well as transcriptions of music by J.S. Bach and Handel. An exciting arrangement of Beethoven’s famous "Hymn to Joy" for handbells and piano will be performed, along with some handbell ragtime.

The Coe Handbell Ensemble is under the direction of Coe Music Professor Brett Wolgast. For more information, call 319-399-8521.