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2017 Community Groups Fall Auditions
Laurie Lackey

Audition Information
(listed alphabetically by state)



Bay Bells

San Jose, CA

Bay Bells is looking for a few fabulous ringers to join us this season. The best fit will be a competent ringer looking to take their skills to the next level. We rehearse in the Music Building at San Jose State University. Our first rehearsal begins Sunday, August 27th at 3 pm.  Please contact director Kendra Scott at if you are interested



Wilmington Handbell Ensemble

Wilmington, DE

The Wilmington Handbell Ensemble is looking for an experienced bass bell ringer to join us for the 2017-2018 concert season. Interested persons should contact Director Kerry Dietz for audition details. Learn more about our group at 



Magic of Bronze

Winter Park, FL

Magic of Bronze is a community handbell ensemble serving the Central Florida community. While our auditioned group is full for the fall, we are always looking for ringers for our non-auditioned ensemble or as subs. Contact or visit our website for more information


Suncoast Bronze Ringers

New Port Richey, FL

For information regarding auditions, available positions, and appearances, please find us on Facebook or email



Bells In Motion

Springfield, IL

Rehearsals one Saturday a month; concerts first weekend in December and May. For further details, please go to



Joyful Sound

Greenwood, IN

Joyful Sound is a community handbell group located on the southside of Indianapolis in Greenwood, Indiana. Contact June Hannah at for audition information or to schedule a concert



Back Bay Ringers

Boston, MA

Back Bay Ringers is holding auditions for their 2017-2018 ringing season on Monday, August 21 at First Church Boston (66 Marlborough Street).  Potential ringers are urged to contact Artistic Director Griff Gall ( for more information.  Information about the organization can be found at:



Detroit Handbell Ensemble

Detroit, MI

An audition application can be found on our website ( Upon receipt, an audition will be scheduled. Contact Ellen Woodard, Audition Coordinator, at for any additional questions


 Embellish Handbell Ensemble

Grand Rapids, MI

Embellish Handbell Ensemble is an auditioned group of 16 ringers.  Members audition each year and new ringers are always welcome to audition!  Contact director Stephanie Wiltse at for more information



River City Ringers

Omaha, NE

For information concerning rehearsal times and concert dates, questions about the group, or to schedule an audition time, please contact us through this form on our website.


North Carolina

Bells of Lake Norman

Mooresville, NC

Bells of Lake Norman, Lake Norman's only community ensemble, is holding open auditions for a few open spots on August 22, 29, and September 5 at 6:30 pm. These will be held at Centre Presbyterian Church, Mooresville NC. Please contact John Johnston at


Charlotte Bronze Handbell Ensemble

Charlotte, NC

Auditions will be held Monday, August 28. Please go to for further details


Queen City Ringers

Charlotte, NC

Auditions will be held on Tuesday, August 22 at 7:00 PM for the 2017-2018 season.  For more information, please visit or email



Queen City Bronze

Cincinnatti, OH

Queen City Bronze is seeking new musicians. We are holding auditions on September 10 at 2pm at John Wesley UMC 1972 W Kemper Rd Cincinnati, OH. Visit for more information or to contact our music director


Sinclair Community College Handbell Choir

Dayton, OH

For more information or to set up an audition, contact the Sinclair Music Department at 937-512-4580



Ring Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Open auditions at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1965 Ferguson Road, Allison Park, PA, 15101. Contact Jim Rossetti at for more information


South Carolina

Palmetto Bronze

Charleston, SC

Experienced ringers needed immediately for advanced community handbell ensemble. Rehearsals are on Sundays at 5:30 PM at Summerville Baptist Church, Summerville, SC. For more information, see our website: or contact Marcia Brantley at


Southern Bronze

Columbia, SC

Southern Bronze, the only advanced community handbell ensemble in the midlands of SC, will have openings this fall.  Rehearsals are Sunday evenings from 6-8.  For more information, contact Betty Myers at



Mosaic Handbell Ensemble

Harrisburg, VA

Rehearsals on Thursdays 3:30-5:30. Contact Kath Wissinger at to schedule an audition