First and foremost, we are all musicians who love making music. Most of us are also active musicians in other capacities, including singing, playing, composing, and directing.
One of the most unique facets of playing handbells is that our whole group is playing ONE instrument. That requires us to pay close attention to each note and how it relates to the melody, chord, & harmony that it’s a part of.
“The Great River” is a nickname for the Mississippi River. While we live on both sides of the Great River, the group is based in La Crosse, Wisconsin, right on the Mississippi.