Handbell Choir Wiedensahl, Germany
|Choir Director||Heinrich-Arend Krömer and Thomas Eickhoff|
The bells, initially three octaves, were donated by Dr. Rudolf Günzel (Herford).
On three weekends, the handbell specialist Milton Rodgers teached us the technique of handbell ringing.
|Ringers||The handbell Choir Wiedensahl has 35 ringers aged 15 - 50 years. The junior group consists of eleven young people.|
|Tonal range||6 octaves Schulmerich handbells and additionally
5 octaves MelodyChimes from Schulmerich
|Repertoire||Original compositions and arrangements for handbells from America|
|Rehearsals||Wednesdays and Fridays by appointment
The junior handbell choir rehearses once a week on Tuesday at 17:00.
|Concerts||Concerts in the region and throughout Germany. Participation in several handbell festivals. Concert tours to the USA (2003/2013), to South Africa (2006) and to Taiwan and Hong Kong (2015), performance at the European Parliament Brussels (2015), winner of the German Orchestra Competition (Hildesheim 2012 and Ulm 2016)|
|Homepage||www.handglockenchor-wiedensahl.de (in German)|