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Capital Area Handbell Festival

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November 5, 2022

North Carolina State Fairgrounds  |  Raleigh, NC

Join hundreds of other ringers to work with clinician Sandra Eithun at the 33rd 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.
 

Health and Safety Precautions

Masks

The event will be following masking requirements set forth by city, county, state, and federal regulations. Masks may be worn by any attendee who wishes to do so for their comfort.

Social Distancing

While we are not social distancing for the event setup, we ask that when possible during breaks, etc, you keep safe distancing precautions in mind.

After the Event

Should you or a member of your group test positive for COVID-19 within 7 days of the event, please notify The Raleigh Ringers so that all attendees can be notified and take appropriate precautions. All names will remain confidential.

Repertoire

Grand Chorus / Joel Raney (Agape 2900)
Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing / arr. Sandra Eithun (Agape 2801)
Holy, Holy, Holy / arr. Karen Buckwalter (Beckenhorst HB742)
Silent Night / arr. Sandra Eithun (GIA 10311, Optional C-instrument part 10311INST)
Joy to the World / arr. Cynthia Dobrinski (Agape 2532)

Optional Piece:
Pat-a-pan / arr. Sandra Eithun (Soundforth 20/1793SF)

Cost

$48/person if registered or postmarked by September 30

$55/person if registered or postmarked October 1 or after

Registration

REGISTER ONLINE NOW
DOWNLOAD PAPER-BASED REGISTRATION FORM

 

Cancellations/Refunds

If you or a member of your group cannot comply with the mask requirement, or is not able to attend due to displaying symptoms of COVID-19, we are offering refunds on the following schedule:
Before November 1 – Registration Minus $5/Person (administrative fee)
November 1-November 5 – Registration Minus $15/Person (administrative fee plus expenses incurred)

 

Additional Weekend Activities


Workshop

Friday, November 4, 7-10 pm at the Kerr Scott Building. $20 per person.
Clinician Sandra Eithun will lead ringers through a sight-reading packet and workshop.

Advanced Read & Ring

Sunday, November 6, 1-4 pm at Raleigh Ringer Central. $20 per person.
Director David Harris will lead this reading session of advanced handbell music.

Registration for these standalone events is done through the CAHF registration (online or paper form).
 

Hotels

Hampton Inn
111 Hampton Woods Lane
Raleigh, NC 27607
King or double queen room: $149/night plus tax
Call 919.233.1798 and request Capital Area Handbell Festival
Cut-off date for reservation: October 14, 2022
Cancellation policy: 24 hours prior to arrival day
Rates good for Thursday through Sunday nights

Four Points Sheraton-Raleigh Area
1200 Hurricane Alley Way
Raleigh, NC 27607
King or double queen room: $159/night plus tax
Call 919.854.0502 or book online and request Capital Area Handbell Festival
Cut-off date for reservation: October 4, 2022
Cancellation policy: 24 hours prior to arrival day
Rates good for Wednesday through Monday nights

Fairfield Inn and Suites
1120 Ledsome Lane
Cary, NC 27511
King or double queen room: $149/night plus tax
Call 919.301.8467 or book online
Rates good for Friday through Sunday nights

 
Location

North Carolina State Fairgrounds

Kerr Scott Building, 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607

 
Date/Time Saturday, November 5, 2022 9:00 AM