Huntington University handbell class to play in festival

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2006-10-17
Huntington, Ind.—The Huntington University handbell class will participate in the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers Area V Fall Festival Conference held at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., on Oct. 20-21.

The class will be part of a group of 456 ringers from a five-state area who have prepared six repertoire pieces which will be coached by a guest conductor/clinician during several rehearsals throughout the weekend.

Workshop classes in various aspects of bell ringing also will be attended. The weekend will culminate with a mass ring concert at the end of Saturday’s activities that is open to the public. Various divisions of the groups will begin ringing their repertoire at 5 p.m.
 
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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