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Vol. 5, No. 5 - Events & Concerts                                                                May 2014

In This Issue
Board of Directors
Alaska Events
Idaho Events
Montana Events
Oregon Events
Washington Events
Canada Events
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Chair - Brian Tervo

   15504 NE 52nd St

   Redmond, WA  98052
Chair Elect - Diane Barnes
   479 Drager
   Ashland, OR 97520
Secretary - Cyndy Patterson
   4080 Carlton Ave
   Central Point, OR  97502
Treasurer - Cindy McAfee
  136 East Broadway, Ste 7
   Missoula, MT  59802
Past Chair - Dennis Dell
   3915 15th Ave S
   Great Falls, MT  59405
Alaska Chair - Ella Saltonstall
   PO Box 8818

   Kodiak, AK  99615


Idaho Chair - Barbara Mix
   1729 Dora Dr S
   Twin Falls, ID  83301
Montana Chair -Diane Hould
   142 3rd St S
   Shelby, MT  59474
Oregon Chair - Shosh Meyer
   10390 SW Canyon Rd
   Beaverton, OR 97005
Washington Chair -
   Jennifer Vangolen
   4820 40th Ave SW Apt. B
   Seattle, WA  98116
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   6073 Sycamore Ln
   Bremerton, WA  98311
Youth Coordinator -
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   Maple Valley, WA
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   7848 SE Cypress Ave
   Milwaukie, OR  97267
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   Phyllis Tincher
   3301 Seminole Dr
   Nampa, ID  83686
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Deadline for articles and events to be included in the June issue of the Campanologist is
May 22. Information can be sent to Phyllis Tincher, 
3301 Seminole Dr
Nampa, ID  83686.
Please update your profile/email address following the link at the bottom of the newsletter. This will give you the opportunity to select various regions of our area so we can send you information about events and concerts close to home. You may change this information at any time.
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    This is a special issue of events and concerts happening in the area. The full Campanologist will be sent within a week. Is your choir giving a concert and it's not listed? Just send me the information and I'll post it in the Campanologist
     Please remember to forward this to members of your choir and encourage them to join the list. You can update your information by clicking "Update Profile/Email Address" at the very bottom of the newsletter on the left. 
 Phyllis Tincher, Communications Chair 

Alaska Events 


Your event or concert could be listed here! 
Idaho Events 


Sunday, May 18 - 6:00 pm, Spring Concert with Treasure Valley Bronze  and the homeschool choirs of Ruth Whitley. Greenleaf Friends Church, 20535 Academy Road, Greenleaf.
Montana Events 
Your event or concert could be listed here!
Oregon Events 

Friday, May 9 & Saturday, May 10 - Siskiyou Summit Handbell Conference, Ashland. Guest clinician: Fred Gramann. See article above or contact Diane Barnes at


Saturday, May 17 - 7:30 pm - Join us for a special concert event featuring Fred Gramann in the Portland area! Participating handbell choirs include Calvin Presbyterian Church, Tualatin Presbyterian Church and Bells of the Cascades! Suggested donation of $20 at the door; no one will be turned away because of an inability to pay. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 10445 SW Canterbury Lane, Tigard. Learn more and get directions:


Friday, June 6 - 7:00 pm, Handbell Choirs of Central Coast Chorale Concert, 1st Presbyterian Church of Newport, NE 12 Street, Newport. The concert will include 2 full choirs, a quartet, a trio and a duet. Come and enjoy! Admission is by donation. 

Washington Events 


Bells of the Sound Spring Concert - Road Trip! This spring Bells of the Sound will pile all of their handbells and luggage and sporting equipment into a van and travel from New York to Seattle, making pit stops in Memphis, New Orleans and California along the way. You are invited to join the adventure, and hear exciting new takes on classics like Theme from New York, New York, Route 66, Deep in the Heart of Texas, and Good Vibrations. We may take a wrong turn or two, but the music will always be all right! A suggested donation of $10/adults and $8/youth & seniors will be collected at the door. (children under 8 are free).For more information, please visit, email or call (206) 574-8417.


Friday, May 2 - 7:30 pm, Tibbetts United Methodist Church, 3940 41st Avenue SW, Seattle.

Sunday, May 4 - 4:00 pm, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23855 SE 216th Street, Maple Valley.

Saturday, May 17 - 7:00 pm, Bothell United Methodist Church, 18515 92nd Avenue NE, Bothell.

Sunday, May 18 - 4:00 pm, Woodland Park Presbyterian Church, 225 N 70th Street, Seattle.


Saturday, May 3 - 7:00 pm, Forest Ridge School's three handbell choirs present "Time Machine!," a concert program featuring pop hits from past decades as well as a number of handbell originals, directed by Ron Mallory. In the Forest Ridge School theater, 4800 139th Ave. SE, Bellevue, WA (directions at $10 at the door.


Saturday, May 3 - 1:00 pm. Handbell soloist Nancy Kirkner and pianist Janet Anderson will present music for handbell trees at the UW Day of Percussion.  University of Washington, Meany Building room 55, Seattle.  Open to the public. Free admission.  More information at 


Saturday, May 3 - 7:00 pm, Bell Choir Concert featuring the Marine View Bells, St. Matthews Episcopal Church, 6800 Eastside Drive, Tacoma.

Sunday, May 4 - 3:00 pm, Free Spring Concert by Columbia River Handbells, Director Rod Lloyd at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 1428 22nd Avenue, Longview.

Emerald City Ringers presents Ringin' In The Rain, a water-themed concert. From Baroque (Allegro & Hornpipe, arr. Keller) to pop (Surfin' USA, arr. Tervo) and everything in between (Beside Still Waters, arr. Starks; Eternal Father Strong to Save, arr. Stephenson; and All Bells on Deck, arr. Hascall - among others), this concert is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Suggested donation at the door. Contact Colin Walker,, for more information.


Saturday, May 17 - 4:00 pm, Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 411 156th Ave NE, Bellevue.

Saturday, May 31 - 4:00 pm, Grace Lutheran Church, 22975 24th Ave S, Des Moines.


Sunday, May 18 - 7:00 pm, A Concert for Spring with International Artists Carillon, 13th Church of Christ, Scientist, 3500 NE 125th Street, Seattle (Lake City). Admission is free - donations accepted. This is a benefit for the North Helpline Food Bank. For additional information, call 425-922-6810.


Rainier Ringers present "Dancing with the Bells" (from Ballet to Disco):

Sunday, June 1 - 7:30pm, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 101 E. 38th St., Tacoma.

Friday, June 6 - 7:30pm, Spanaway Lutheran Church, 16001 A St., Spanaway.

Saturday, June 7 - 7:30pm, Lacey Presbyterian Church, 3045 Carpenter Road SE, Lacey.

Suggested donation price for concerts: $10 Adults, $8 Seniors and Students, $25 Family. For more information visit us at and Like Us on Facebook.


Tuesday, June 24 - 1:30 pm. Handbell musician Nancy Kirkner will present "Handbells....Not just for churches anymore" at the Washington State Music Teachers Association annual conference. Eastern Washington University Music Building, Cheney. Register through WSMTA at More information at


Wednesday, June 25 - 11:30 am. Handbell musician Nancy Kirkner will present "Copyright considerations for music teachers" at the Washington State Music Teachers Association annual conference. Eastern Washington University Music Building, Cheney. Register through WSMTA at More information at


Friday - Sunday, June 27-29 - Area 10 Handbell Conference, "Musicality in Motion," Yakima Convention Center. Early Bird Registration Deadline extended to May 1. See article above and visit our website,  


Saturday, March 21, 2015 - SAVE THE DATE! Emerald City Ringers announces the 2015 Pacific Northwest Youth Handbell Festival. Join clinician Ron Mallory and youth handbell choirs from around the Northwest at Westminster Chapel in Bellevue  Watch the Campanologist for more information - we look forward to seeing you there! Contact Colin Walker,, for more information.


Canada Events 

Saturday, May 3 - 4:30 pm, Bruce Henczel, percussion, with the Okanagan Handbell Chorus. Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2091 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, BC. Adults $15, Students $12. Children 12 and under admitted free with an adult. Tickets from Mosaic Books (downtown), or at the door (subject to availability). (General seating; cash sales only at the door.)

     Please remember to send information for the June issue to me by May 22.
Happy Ringing,
Phyllis Tincher
Area 10, Handbell Musicians of America