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: 5:30 - 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)

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

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 (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
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)

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.