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Capital Area Handbell Festival

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November 6, 2021

NC State Fairgrounds  |  Raleigh, NC

Join hundreds of other ringers to work with clinician Karen Buckwalter at the 32nd Capital Area Handbell Festival. Massed pieces (plus an optional piece) will be rehearsed in preparation of a concert at the end of the day. In addition to the massed ringing, choirs may choose to perform a solo. Registration includes lunch and a lunchtime concert by The Raleigh Ringers.

Saturday's activities begin with a downbeat at 9:00 am and conclude with a free massed choir concert at 4:00 pm.

Repertoire

The Adventure Begins (A Journey of Faith) / Ron Mallory (Jeffers JHS9563)
Contemplation / Karen Lakey Buckwalter (Choristers Guild CGB873)
The Little Jesus / arr. Jason W. Krug (Beckenhorst HB611)
Shall We Gather At The River / arr. Karen Lakey Buckwalter (Beckenhorst HB679)
Now the Green Blade Riseth / arr. Kevin McChesney (Agape 1892)
 
Optional Piece:
O Come All Ye Faithful / arr. Karen Lakey Buckwalter (Beckenhorst HB645)

Cost

$42/person if registered or postmarked by October 1
$50/person if registered or postmarked after October 1


Registration


Online

You may register online as an individual or as a choir/organization.

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Paper Registration

If you need to pay by check, you may download and complete our paper registration form. Please return the form and your complete registration fee to the address provided at the top of the form.

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Additional Weekend Activities


Workshop

Friday, November 5, 7-10 pm at the Kerr Scott Building. $20 per person.
"M&M: Motifs and Musicality"
Clinician Karen Buckwalter will lead ringers through a sight-reading packet, working on melody lines and phrasing in selected pieces.

Advanced Read & Ring

Sunday, November 7, 1:30-5:30 pm at Raleigh Ringers Central, 2200 E. Millbrook Rd., Suite 113. $20 per person.
If you’ve ever thought about auditioning for The Raleigh Ringers, this Read & Ring is for you! This is an opportunity to sight read advanced literature in The Raleigh Ringers’ building, on their equipment, and under the direction of David Harris.

 
Location Kerr Scott Building
North Carolina State Fairgrounds
Raleigh, North Carolina
 
Date/Time Saturday, November 6, 2021 9:00 AM