Instrumental Ensembles


Youth Instrumental Ensembles

Mount Olivet currently offers a handbell ensemble and an Orff ensemble for children at its Minneapolis Campus. 

Joyful Noise! - Orff Ensemble (4th-6th grade)
This instrumental ensemble provides upper elementary age musicians with opportunities to play, sing, improvise, and compose using xylophones, glockenspiels, metallophones, and other rhythm instruments.

Mondays: 6:30 - 7:00pm (MPLS Campus)
: 5:15 - 5:45pm (MPLS Campus)

Click here to download the 2015-2016 Minneapolis Joyful Noise! Schedule

Joy Bells (4th-6th grade)
A children’s handbell ensemble for upper elementary age ringers. Every participant learns to play his or her assigned bells with one-on-one instruction in handbell technique and music reading.

Mondays: 5:00 - 5:45pm (MPLS Campus)

Click here to REGISTER NOW for a youth ensemble.

Adult Instrumental Ensembles

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

Carillon and Chancel Ringers 
Adults who enjoy music and fellowship come together to play in these adult handbell ensembles. Music reading skills are helpful, but only a desire to learn and create beautiful music together for worship is required.

Minneapolis Campus
Mondays - 6:30 - 7:30pm (Carillon Ringers-MPLS)
Mondays - 7:30 - 8:30pm (Chancel Ringers-MPLS)

West Campus
Thursdays - 5:30-6:30pm (Chancel Ringers-WEST)

MPLS: Contact Dr. Beverly Claflin if interested. or 612.767.2263

WEST: Contact Kraig Windschitl if interested. or 952.767.1500
Click here to download the 2015-2016 Minneapolis Bell Ensembles Schedule

Click here to download the 2015-2016 West Chancel Ringers Schedule