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Bells in Motion - Christmas Handbell Concert

On Saturday December 2nd, at 7:00 p.m., Bells in Motion will present a concert at First Mennonite Church, 250 S Baltimore, in Morton, IL. Doors open one-half hour before the concert. Tickets are $15/adult and $5/children (12 and under) and can be purchased at the door. Bells in Motion is a progressive handbell ensemble based in Springfield, IL. Formed in 1997, the 19 members of this auditioned group are from Central Illinois, Missouri, and Wisconsin. Since their inception, they have performed at many notable venues and festivals in the US, Canada, and Europe. The ensemble combines seven octaves of bronze and aluminum handbells and chimes and uses additional instruments such as string bass, percussion, and piano to enhance the music. They perform music ranging from jazz to classical, big band to blues, Broadway to rock, and sacred to original compositions. The group also has two CDs for sale – “Sleigh Bells” and “Bronze Images” which can be purchased at the concert or are available by visiting the group’s website at www.bellsinmotion.org.
Reception to follow the concert in the Fellowship Hall at the church.