Hershey Handbell Ensemble
December 9 @ 7:30 pm
The Hershey Handbell Ensemble, a fifteen-member auditioned community group, will be presented in concert Friday, December 9, 2022 at 7:30 PM at First United Methodist Church, 64 West Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania. Included in the concert will be arrangements of holiday music and Christmas carols, as well as an original work. The ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Shawn Gingrich, was formed in 2004 and is committed to advancing the art of handbell ringing through performance, education, and community, while uniting people through this musical art. They will ring on seven and a half octaves of Malmark handbells as well as six octaves of Malmark Choirchimes, four octaves of Petit and Fritsen handbells, two octaves of Schulmerich Silver Melody Bells, and other instruments. At the concert their CD recordings will be for sale, including their newest CD “Just for Fun” which was just released. For more information on Hershey Handbell Ensemble visit www.hersheyhandbellensemble.org or call 717-298-7071.