The William Jewell College Department of Music will present the Handbell Choir in its spring concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, at the Sanctuary of the Hosanna! Lutheran Church, 2800 A Highway, Liberty, Mo. The concert is free and open to the public.
As part of the celebration of the Handbell Choir’s 40th year, the program will feature original works and arrangements by Karen Buckwalter, Cynthia Dobrinski, Kevin McChesney, Cathy Moklebust, Hart Morris, Karen Puckett and Arnold Sherman.
Rosalyn Smith, Independence, will conduct an arrangement of “How Can I Keep From Singing?” Student conductors Zachary Stelzer, senior vocal music and education major, Columbia, and Megan Moore, senior music, psychology and Applied Critical Thought and Inquiry major, Hurst, Texas, will direct arrangements of “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “It Is Well With My Soul,” which features flute soloist Shelby Moser, sophomore economics major, Liberty.
Stelzer and Moore will also be recognized for their service to the Handbell Choir. Other local students in the Choir are Margo Evilsizor, Belton; Parker Jenkins, MacKenna Kemp, and Riley Martin, Lee’s Summit; and Elliott Yoakum, Liberty.
The Handbell Choir has performed at several events on campus, in southern Missouri, Texas, Kansas and the greater Kansas City area. For more information, contact Christie White, director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or through the Department of Music at 816-415-7537.