Rising 6 and 7 Graders Only!! VERY LIMITED Window of opportunity...you must let me know by the end of this week!! Be a part of this fantastic group of ringers. We have six older children who have an interest but still need 2-4 more ringers to fill out this group. If you are in 6 or 7 grade and want another shot at being a part of this unique group, call Brian TODAY for details!! Being a part of this group is a sure-fire way to jump start your ringing!
2. Handbell solo and ensemble ringing
Solos, duets, trios, and quartets: by individual request. Brian will work with you to develop the ringing, weaving, and performance skills necessary to do solo and small ensemble ringing. Must be self-motivated!! Those who demonstrate positive progress will be given the opportunity to ringin worship.
3. Exodus Summer Bonus Rehearsals
Getting 2014 started off on the right foot, or, hand! Both Exodus groups will be provided several opportunities for a head start on music for the year ahead. These will be scheduled in August. Dates and times TBA
4. Queen City Youth HandBell Training Camp
July 21-24; 6-9 pm. Work with Brian and members of the QCR to develop and hone your ringing skills. There is a cost involved for this training camp. Contact Sarah Sheffield, QCR President at 704-779-7359 if you have questions.
5. Queen City Ringers Youth Ensemble Auditions
Get in on the inaugural year of the QCR Youth Ensemble. This auditioned group of 6-12 graders will be ringing with lots of energy and excitement as they grow and develop into something really special. Youth from across Gaston and Mecklenburg Counties are welcomed and encouraged to audition. Auditions: Tuesday, July 29- 6 pm; Rehearsals begin the following week, each Tuesday at 6 pm.
Exodus 1 and Exodus 2
Exodus I and II provide advancing musical experiences with Handbells. These groups ring regularly for worship and Exodus II members participate in a Christmas Concert and Spring Weekend Tour with Bellissimo (Adult Handbells). These groups are selected based on ringing skills, demonstrated maturity, and commitment into Exodus I (intermediate ringers) Exodus II (advanced ringers). Participation in Exodus II is by selection as space is available. Exodus I and II meet on Wednesday evenings from 6:45 to 7:30 with two Bonus Rehearsals each month on Sundays