Wyoming Spring Ring
May 26-27, 2023 – Casper, Wyoming
Join Us at Wyoming Spring Ring in 2023!
Two days with clinician David Harris, brings ringers together for a mass-ringing event in Casper, Wyoming.
Registration – $50/member or $60/non-member
Registration fees includes Sat. morning pastries & muffins, yogurt & granola, fruit, coffee, tea, & juice
Not a member? Join here .
Lunch choices – includes coffee, iced tea, chef’s choice of dessert, tax & tip
- Baked Potato Bar – all the fixings plus garden salad with dressings – $14.75
- Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad – $16 \
Best Western Downtown Casper
123 W. “E” Street. Casper, WY 82601
$81 + Fees
David M. Harris has been the director of The Raleigh Ringers since January 1990, when he was instrumental in the formation of the group. David is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and has studied conducting privately with Dr. William A. Payn at Bucknell University. David was the director of the handbell program at Hudson Memorial Presbyterian Church, and has served Handbell Musicians of America in several capacities: as All-Star Conductor, Ringing Track Conductor, Instructor for the National Seminar, North Carolina State Chairman, and as Area III Treasurer. He chaired the national committee that planned the first Community/Professional Handbell Choir event, Pinnacle 2000, held in Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition, David has led well over 200 handbell festivals and workshops in 36 states as well as in England, Puerto Rico, Canada, and the Caribbean. He has also been the primary handbell clinician for several denominational music events, including Montreat, Lake Junaluska, and Lutheridge (NC); Mo-Ranch (TX); Massanetta (VA); and the National Association of Pastoral Musicians (KY). He has written several articles for Overtones, the national publication of Handbell Musicians of America. After growing up in the Northeast, David moved to Raleigh with his wife, Kristina. Dave and Kris have three grown children and one granddaughter.
6:30 – 9:00 p.m. – Rehearsal
Saturday, May 27, 2023
8:30 – 10:30 Mass Rehearsal
10:30 – 11:00 – Break
11:00 – 12:00 – Class Session – “Musicality in Handbells”
12:00 – 12:45 – Lunch
12:45 – 2:00 – Mass Rehearsal
2:30 Concert – There is no admission charge, but a free will offering will be accepted.
Actual music must be present – copying copyrighted music is illegal
Choirs and individuals are welcome to ring as many of the mass pieces as they wish.
Crown Him with Many Crowns / arr. Compton (AGEHR AG35340)
Meditation on Beautiful Savior / arr. Cathy Moklebust (Choristers Guild CGB175 (3-5 oct) or CGB763 (2 oct))
Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho / arr. Thompson (Hope MHP1880)
Eternal / Krug (Beckenhorst MBEHB629)
The Strife is O’er / arr. Sherman (Agape MHP1847)
Battle Hymn of the Republic / arr Cynthia Dobrinski (MHP 1862)
The concert will begin at 2:30pm on Saturday, May 27.
There is no admission charge, but a free will offering will be accepted.
Questions: Contact Carolyn Deuel, 307-267-8606