The Department of Music at William Jewell College presents the Handbell Choir in their Spring Concert on Sunday, May 1, at 3:00 p.m. The concert will be in the Sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church, 138 North Main Street, in Liberty, Mo., and is free and open to the public.
The Choir will feature original works and arrangements by Arnold Sherman, Karen Buckwalter, Anna Laura Page, Michael J. Glasgow and Martha Lynn Thompson. Student conductor Joseph Johnson will be leading the Handbell Choir in “Felicidades!” by F. Thomas Simpson. Jessye Chandler will be directing her original composition, “Like Clockwork,” and Marcie White will be the clarinet soloist in Hart Morris’ “The Lord’s My Shepherd.”
The following graduating seniors will be recognized for their service in the Handbell Choir: Joseph Johnson, Maryville, Mo.; Sara Lichti, Orem, Utah; Marcie White, Liberty, Mo.; and Lora Williams, Kansas City, Mo.
The Handbell Choir has performed this year at several events on campus and in the metropolitan area in addition to their tour performances in Missouri 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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