Past Festival Music

Spring Handbell Festival – May 3 & 4, 1985 First-St. Andrew’s United Church, London 

Massed Pieces 

Beside Still Waters / Howard F. Starks
Jubilation / Mary Kay Parish
Nocturne No. 3 in C Minor / Cynthia Dobrinski
The Homecoming / Haygood Hardy, arr. Fred Merrett Ring Around the Altar / arr. Fred Merrett

The Rainbow Ring Handbell Festival – June 18 – 22, 1987 Brock University, St. Catharines 

Massed Pieces 

O Canada / arr. Fred Merrett
This Is My Father’s World / arr. Linda McKechnie Joyful Celebration / Sharon Elliot Cheek Antiphonal Fanfare / John F. Wilson
Grand Psalm of Praise / Donald Allured
Star Spangled Banner / arr. Robert Ivey

Tins Repertoire 

Rejoice / Cynthia Dobrinski
Gigue / Douglas E. Wagner
Carillon for a Joyous Day / Douglas E. Wagner

Copper Repertoire 

Can(cle of Joy / Jodi S. Acker
Proud Procession / Helen Hinshaw Exuberant Praise / Cynthia Dobrinski

Bronze Repertoire 

Sharon’s Song / Donald Allured
Radetzky March / arr. Martha Lynn Thompson A Canticle of Praise / C. William Goff

Kawartha Lakes Handbell Festival – June 22 – 24, 1989 Trent University, Peterborough 

Massed Pieces 

Liberty Fanfare / Donald Allured
Jingle Bells / Cynthia Dobrinski
Celebration / William Payn
Rondo Passacaglia / Cynthia Dobrinski
God of Grace / trans. Martha Lynn Thompson

Sine Nomine / arr. Douglas E. Wagner

Tins Repertoire 

Reflections on “Forest Green” / arr. Barbara Semmon Canon / Pachelbel, arr. Hopson
Festival Overture / Mary McCleary

Copper Repertoire 

Theme from “Love Story” / arr. Fred Merrett Toccata in A Minor / Mary McCleary Serendipity / Knappenberger

Bronze Repertoire 

Dance of the Reed Flutes / trans. William Griffin Father God, All Praise to Thee / Howard Starks Song of the Wind / Arnold Sherman

Grand Valley Handbell Festival – June 20 – 22, 1991 Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo 

Massed Pieces 

The Maple Leaf Forever / arr. Donald Allured
Rondo Jubilate / Douglas Wagner
The Blue Danube Waltz / Strauss, arr. Fred Merrett
Sinfonia for Handbells & Solo Instrument / Bach, arr. Page Long Crown Him With Many Crowns / Elvey, arr. Linda McKechnie The Island Enchantress / Alfred Kunz (Directed by Gerald Ziegler)

Tins Repertoire 

Lead On, O King Eternal / arr. Barbara B. Kinyon Amazing Grace / arr. John F. Wilson
Pizzicato Bells / Sallie Lloyd

Copper Repertoire 

Trumpet Voluntary / trans. Betty Garee
Brother James’ Air / arr. Douglas Wagner
Parade of the Wooden Soldiers / arr. Martha Lynn Thompson

Bronze Repertoire 

Song of the Bells / trans. Gail Downey Londonderry Air / arr. Donald Allured A Wesleyan Psalm / Donald Allured

The Limestone City Handbell Festival – June 17 – 19, 1993 Kingston 

Massed Pieces – Conductor: Carol Petrie 

A Joyous Ring / Douglas Wagner
The Phantom of the Opera / arr. Douglas Wagner

Tins Repertoire 

Chopsticks / trad., arr. Mary G. McCleary Winchester Chimes / Douglas Wagner
Silver Bells / Livingston/Evans, arr. Ralph Stiles

Copper Repertoire 

Festival Piece on “Hyfrydol” / Prichard, arr. Douglas Wagner Silent Night / Gruber, arr. Cynthia Dobrinski
Simple Gifts / arr. Barbara B. Kinyon

Bronze Repertoire 

Festival Fanfare / Arnold Sherman
Festival Prelude on “Lobe Den Herren” / arr. Douglas Wagner Reunir / William Payn

The Forest City Handbell Festival – June 22 – 24, 1995 University of Western Ontario, London 

Massed Pieces 

Celebration / Cynthia Dobrinski
Praise & Reflection / Mary Kay Parrish Le P’ing / Betty Garee
Contemplation / Cynthia Dobrinski
To God Be The Glory / Cynthia Dobrinski O Canada / arr. Fred Merrett

Tins Repertoire 

The Bells of St. Mary’s / Furber & Adams, arr. F.L. Callahan Lord, I Want To Be A Chris(an / Go Down Moses / Bill Ingram Jubilant Fanfare / Kevin McChesney

Copper Repertoire 

Rondo Celebra(on / Douglas Wagner
A Gaelic Blessing / RuGer, arr. Mary Kay Parrish
Li_ High the Cross / Nicholson, arr. Cynthia Dobrinski

Bronze Repertoire 

Nocturne No. 5 in C Minor / Cynthia Dobrinski
A Mighty Fortress is Our God / Luther, arr. Cynthia Dobrinski Danza Festival / Arnold Sherman

The Fes0val with Hart – May 22 – 24, 1997 York University, North York 

Massed Pieces 

Procession of Praise / Arnold Sherman
Hymn of Promise / Sleeth, arr. Martha Lynn Thompson Pat-A-Pan / arr. Hart Morris
Entrata Esultante / Hart Morris
When the Saints Go Marching In / Arnold Sherman
O Canada / Lavalee, arr. Fred Merrett

Tins Repertoire 

Jubilee for Bells / Barbara B. Kinyon Beach Spring / White, arr. Sondra Tucker All Night, All Day / arr. Hart Morris

Copper Repertoire 

What Wondrous Love Is This / arr. Cynthia Dobrinski A Festive Chime / Kevin McChesney
The Wizard of Oz / arr. Douglas Wagner

Bronze Repertoire 

Exuberance / Donna Butler
Nocturne in A Minor / Karen Buckwalter Wade In The Water / arr. Hart Morris

How The West Was Rung – May 27 – 29, 1999 University of Western Ontario, London 

Massed Pieces 

Out West / Hart Morris
Adora(on / Phyllis Kirk
Spirit of the Wind / Lee Afdahl Song of Triumph / Arnold Sherman

Tins Repertoire 

Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho / Thompson Hail to The Lord’s Anointed / Barbara Kinyon In The Garden / Kevin McChesney
Red River Valley / Kevin McChesney

Copper Repertoire 

Rhythmic Rondelle / Cynthia Dobrinski
Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah / arr. Cynthia Dobrinski Caroler’s Hoedown / Stephenson

Bronze Repertoire 

For All The Saints / arr. Kevin McChesney Serenade for a Picket Fence / Parrish Can(lene / Karen Buckwalter

The REAL Bellennium – May 24 – 26, 2001 University of Western Ontario, London 

Massed Pieces 

The Best of John Williams / Douglas Wagner
Here I Am, Lord / Arnold Sherman
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee / Cynthia Dobrinski
Now the Green Blade Riseth / Kevin McChesney
He’s Got the Whole World – Encore / Cynthia Dobrinski

Tins Repertoire 

Pe(te Rondo / Michael Helman Song of Angels / Anna Laura Page Trust and Obey / Michael Helman

Copper Repertoire 

Peacherine Rag / S. Rogers
Ride the Chariot / Bill Ingram
What Child Is This / Greensleeves / Cynthia Dobrinski

Bronze Repertoire 

Comfort Ye My People / Cynthia Dobrinski Synergy / Kevin McChesney
Zekiel’s Got Shoes / Hart Morris

We Got Rhythm
May 22 – 24, 2003
University of Western Ontario, London 

Massed Pieces 

Gershwin! / Douglas Wagner
I Will Arise and Go To Jesus / D. Edwards
It Is Well With My Soul / Cathy Moklebust Joy In The Morning / Martha Lynn Thompson

Tins Repertoire 

Second Suite for Handbells: 2. Soliloquy & 3. Grand March / Michael Helman Joyful Rhythm / Kevin McChesney
Bound for Glory / Tammy Waldrop

Copper Repertoire 

Pass It On / Glorify Thy Name / P. Bettcher Osse Shalom / Susan Nelson
O Mary, Don’t You Weep / Hart Morris

Bronze Repertoire 

Fantasy No. 2 / Michael Helman Fum, Fum, Fum / Susan Nelson Cantad al Senor / Hart Morris

Bells Over O_awa
May 26 – 28, 2005 Algonquin College, Ottawa 

Massed Pieces 

A Joyful Ring / Barbara B. Kinyon
The Music of the Spheres / Kevin McChesney
It’s Toon Time / Douglas E. Wagner
Make Me An Instrument of Thy Peace / Kevin McChesney Tins Repertoire
Early One Morning / Judy Phillips
All Night, All Day / Susan E. Geschke
Creator of the Stars of Night / Cathy Moklebust

Copper Repertoire 

Spirit Song / Cynthia Dobrinski
I Sing the Mighty Power of God / Lloyd Larson Halle, Halle, Halle / Sondra Tucker

Bronze Repertoire 

African Alleluia / Cathy Moklebust Passacaglia / Kevin McChesney Furioso / Paul A. McKlveen

Ring to the World – June 4 – 6, 2009 Carleton University, Ottawa 

Massed Pieces 

Rondo Borincano / Timothy Waugh Santo, Santo, Santo / M.K. Parish
This Land is Your Land / Paul A. McKlveen

Tins Repertoire 

Cadenzato / Timothy Waugh Calming Peace / Cathy Moklebust Ring Jubilee / Susan Geschke

Copper Repertoire 

Somos del Senor / Sondra Tucker
Bells Heart `Round the World / Valerie Stephenson Sakura / M. Lichlyter

Bronze Repertoire 

Wizards in Winter / Timothy Waugh & Rima Greer He Keeps Me Singing / Anna Laura Page
Sherekea Usafari / Cathy Moklebust

Good Vibra0ons
May 26 – 28, 2011
McMaster University, Hamilton 

Massed Pieces 

How Can I Keep From Singing / arr. Arnold Sherman Beyond All Praising / arr. Hart Morris
Fanfare for an Uncommon Instrument / Susan T. Sylvester Good Vibrations / arr. Michael Prins

O Canada / Lavalee, arr. Fred Merrett

Tins Repertoire 

Bell Peal on “How Great Our Joy” / arr. Linda Lamb Peace / Norbet, arr. Wilson
Ring Praise, O My Soul / Margaret R. Tucker

Copper Repertoire 

Celebration / Fred Gramann
Meditation on “There is a Foundation” / Sandra Eithun Kum Ba Yah / Jason W. Krug

Bronze Repertoire 

From a Distant Home / Michael Helman
Festival Prelude on Deo Gracias / Sondra K. Tucker Canticle of Praise / Arnold B. Sherman

Tribute: Back to the Future – May 23 – 25, 2013 Western University, London 

Massed Pieces 

O Canada (conducted by Susan Carscadden-Mifsud) / Lavalee, arr. Fred Merrett Rejoice He is Risen! (Rejoice in the Spirit) / Cathy Moklebust
O God, Beneath Your Guiding Hand / William Payn
In Peace and Joy / Donald E. Allured

Grazioso / Arnold B. Sherman

Tins Repertoire 

Joyful Rhythm / Kevin McChesney Advent Celebration / Phyllis Kirk Let us Rejoice / Cynthia Dobrinski

Copper Repertoire 

It is Well with My Soul / Philip P. Bliss
Shades of Forest Green / Trad., arr. Tim Waugh
Now the Green Blade Riseth / French Carol, arr. Kevin McChesney

Bronze Repertoire 

Carol of the Birds / Trad., arr. Deborah Carr W-W-W-Wow / Fred Merrett
Soon and Very Soon / Andraé Crouch, arr. Hart Morris

Lia Lock & Ring Festival – May 21-23, 2015 Trent University, Peterborough 

Tin Repetoire 

I’ve Got Peace Like a River / Tammy Waldrop Shall We Gather at the River / Michael Helman Infant Holy, Infant Lowly / Fred Gramann

Copper Repetoire 

I’ve Got the Joy Down in my Heart / Valerie Stephenson The Water is Wide / Valerie Stephenson
Jubila(on / Fred Gramann

Bronze Repetoire 

Cumulonimbus / Matthew Prins Wade in the Water / Sandra Eithun Carillon / Fred Gramann

Massed Pieces 

Down by the Riverside / Valerie Stephenson
Deep River / Hart Morris
Change Ring Prelude on Divinum Mysterium / Fred Gramann Passacaglia in C Minor / Fred Gramann
This piece was wriGen by Mr. Gramann especially for our Fes(val.

Music available at: h_ps://www.handbellworld.com/music/MusicPiece.cfm?piece=15909 O Canada / arr. Fred Merre