The Department of Music at William Jewell College presents the Handbell Choir in its Spring Concert on Sunday, April 29, at 3:00 p.m. The concert will at the Grace Episcopal Church, 520 South 291 Highway in Liberty, Mo. The event is free and open to the public; tickets or reservations are not required.
The Choir will feature original works and arrangements by Michael Keller, Kevin McChesney, Paul McKlveen, Cathy Moklebust, and “The Stars Await” by Ron Mallory, winner of the 2010 David R. Davidson Composition Contest. Student conductor Kyle Alexander from St. Louis, Mo., will be leading the Handbell Choir in “Te Deum,” arranged by H. Dean Wagner. Also featured on the program is “Under the Sea,” from Alan Menken’s Oscar-winning score for “The Little Mermaid,” in an arrangement by Kevin McChesney.
Graduating seniors will be recognized for their service in the Handbell Choir. This year’s graduates include Carolyn Klenda from Salina, Kan.; Frances Webber from Alexandria, Va., and Ashton Wells from Columbia, Mo.
The Handbell Choir has performed this year at several events on campus and in the metropolitan area in addition to their tour locations in Oklahoma and Kansas. For further information contact Christie White, director, at whitec AT william.jewell DOT edu, or through the Music Office at 816-781-7700, ext. 5204.
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