The Bethany College Handbell Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. Dec. 8 at University United Methodist Church, 1509 S. Santa Fe, Salina.
The Bethany College Handbell Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. Dec. 8 at University United Methodist Church, 1509 S. Santa Fe, Salina. Under the direction of Associate Professor Melody Steed, D.M.A., the Bethany College Handbell Ensemble is an auditioned ensemble open to students across campus. The purpose of this ensemble is to learn and perfect ringing techniques, to improve ensemble playing, and to explore new and exciting repertoire. The knowledge gained from this ensemble will help to prepare students to serve as handbell directors and ringers in their community. Bethany College, established by Swedish Lutheran immigrants in 1881, is a college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The mission of Bethany College is to educate, develop and challenge individuals to reach for truth and excellence as they lead lives of faith, learning and service. Bethany College is on the Web at www.bethanylb.edu.