The Handbell Ensemble at Mount Mercy provides a unique performing experience for beginners or advanced ringers. We ring 4 octaves of Malmark Handbells and Chimes. Practices are held Mondays at 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. and Tuesdays 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Mercy in the Busse Center. Members can choose to attend practice whichever evening best fits into their schedules. Membership is open to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of Mount Mercy University. No experience is necessary but ringers do read music so must be willing to learn to read if they do not already. Bell technique is taught in the rehearsals.
There are also opportunities for solo ringing and small ensemble ringing such as duets and trios.
For more information or to get involved, please contact:
Coordinator of Music Ministry
319-363-1323 ext. 1848