National Handbell Festival at Wisconsin Lutheran College

Date Posted: March 24, 2011

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MILWAUKEE – Handbell choirs from 55 Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) churches and schools will participate in the 32nd annual WELS National Handbell Festival April 9-10, 2011, at Wisconsin Lutheran College.

The two-day gathering of choirs from Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin will culminate in a free concert on Sunday, April 10.

The event's theme is "I Believe - Ringing the Apostles' Creed." The song selections, which all are related to the three articles of the Apostles' Creed, include Praise to the Lord, the Almighty; At the Lamb’s High Feast We Sing; A Mighty Fortress is Our God; and Jesus Shall Reign.

The 2 p.m. concert, which is open to the public, will take place in the Recreation Complex on the Wisconsin Lutheran College campus, 8800 W. Bluemound Road.

Contact festival coordinator Craig Hirschmann ( with further questions.

Wisconsin Lutheran College is an independent Christian college in Milwaukee that is recognized for its academic excellence and Christian leadership tenets.

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