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)
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: 5:30 - 6:00pm (MPLS Campus)
Tuesdays: 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.

Tuesdays: 5:15 - 6:00pm (MPLS Campus)

Glory Bells (7th & 8th grade)
A handbell ensemble for middle school-age ringers. Participants work together as an ensemble as well as receiving one-on-one continued instruction in handbell technique and music reading.

         Wednesdays: 5:30 - 6:00pm (MPLS Campus)

Click here to download the 2015-2016 Minneapolis Bell Ensembles Schedule

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.

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

Contact Holly Widen if interested.

Click here to download the 2015-2016 Minneapolis Bell Ensembles Schedule


Thursday - 5:30 - 6:30pm ( Chancel Ringers-West) 

Contact Kraig Windschitl if interested.

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

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