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The South Carolina chapter holds a workshop once or twice a year as an opportunity for worship leaders throughout the state to gather for inspirational programming, browsing worship materials for purchase, and spending time with colleagues in similar leadership positions. 

Handbell Festival with David Harris, Conductor

Saturday, May 8, 2021
Shandon United Methodist Church
Columbia, SC


8:00 a.m.   Set-up in the Dunn-Smith Center gym

8:45 a.m.   Morning Meditation in the Sanctuary

9:15 a.m.   Rehearsal

10:10 a.m. Snack Break/Browse the Jeffers Handbell Supply Store

10:30 a.m. Rehearsal

12:15 p.m. Lunch/Browse the Jeffers Handbell Supply Store

1:00 p.m.   Demonstration Program


Vivamente by Michael Mazzatenta (AGEHR AG35366)

Sacred Silence arr. by Karissa Dennis (Jeffers JHS9520)

Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing arr. by Sandra Eithun (Hope 2801)

Morning Sunrise by Michael Mazzatenta (Composers Music Co. CP7068)

Music for the Festival can be ordered through Jeffers Handbell Supply (1-800-547-2355)

About our Clinician

David M. Harris has been the director of the Raleigh Ringers since January 1990. Under his leadership, the Raleigh Ringers have gained recognition for their professional performances throughout the US. David is in increasing demand as a clinician and guest conductor and has led several national Handbell Musicians of America events. Read more about Mr. Harris and the Raleigh Ringers at rr.org

Registration Information

Registration is $25 per person and includes a mid-morning snack and lunch. You may register using the online form below. The deadline to register is May 1, 2021. 

COVID19 Procedures

Please wear your masks and observe social distancing at all times during the Festival. Eight foot tables are provided, two persons per table. Bring your music, stands, bells, and pads. You may bring your own tables if you so desire. A healthy snack and lunch are provided in individual packaging. Outdoor and indoor seating is available.


​For additional information about the Festival or questions contact: Eddie Huss, Minister of Music, Shandon UMC, Columbia
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