Instrumental Ensembles

 

Youth Instrumental Ensembles

Mount Olivet currently offers handbell choirs for all ages and an Orff ensemble for children at its Minneapolis Campus. Enrollment is limited.

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Joyful Noise! - Orff Ensemble (4th-6th grade)

An instrumental ensemble of xylophones, glockenspiels, metallophones, and rhythm instruments. During class time, the children will learn to play the various instruments while singing, moving, playing, improvising, and composing.

Mondays: 5:20 - 5:50pm
Tuesdays: 5:30 - 6:00pm

Joyful Noise! Winter/Spring 2014 Schedule

Joy Bells (4th-6th grade)

Joy Bells is a handbell ensemble experience for 4th through 6th graders. Rhythmic and musical skills are learned and enhanced in this special instrumental group. Some previous musical knowledge is preferred but not necessary. The ensemble performs in worship services throughout the year and plays an important role in the yearly Christmas Concert.

Tuesdays: 5:30 - 6:15pm

Bell Choir Minneapolis Winter/Spring 2014 Schedule

Glory Bells (7th & 8th grade)

Glory Bells is a handbell ensemble experience for 7th and 8th graders. This ensemble is a continuation of Joy Bells but also welcomes new members who have some previous instrumental experience. Rhythmic and musical skills are sharpened and enhanced in this special instrumental group. The ensemble performs in worship services throughout the year and plays an important role in the yearly Christmas Concert.

         Wednesdays: 6:15 - 6:45pm

Bell Choir Minneapolis Winter/Spring 2014 Schedule

Adult Instrumental Ensembles

Mount Olivet offers handbell choirs for adults at its Minneapolis and West Campus.

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Carillon and Chancel Ringers
These groups play regularly for worship services, in addition to special concerts. Music reading skills are helpful but not required.

Monday - 6:30 - 7:30pm (Carillon Ringers-MPLS)
Monday - 7:30 - 8:30pm (Chancel Ringers-MPLS)
Thursday - 5:30 - 6:30pm ( Chancel Ringers-West) 

Bell Choir Minneapolis Winter/Spring 2014 Schedule

Chancel Ringers West Winter/Spring 2014 Schedule

See also Mount Olivet School of Music for additional instrumental opportunities.

 

 

 

 New at West Campus

We are pleased to announce the beginning of a new musical ensemble at the Mount Olivet West Campus! The new adult handbell ensemble, the CHANCEL RINGERS, will be directed by Mount Olivet organist Kraig Windschitl and will rehearse in the sanctuary from 5:30-6:30 every Thursday (September-May). Chancel Ringers will play for worship services several times throughout the year. We would love for YOU to join this fun musical activity. Questions? Contact Kraig Windschitl at kraigw@mtolivet.org.