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Capital Area Handbell Festival


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.


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)

Additional Weekend Activity


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.



Registration information will be posted late spring 2021.
Location Kerr Scott Building
North Carolina State Fairgrounds
Raleigh, North Carolina
Date/Time Saturday, November 6, 2021 9:00 AM