Concordia Handbell Tour: Atlantic Coast

  • May 6 - 12, 2025
  • San Diego Venues (See below for more info)

    San Diego (multiple venues) , California

Concordia Handbell Tour 2024
North Carolina, Virginia, Washington DC, Maryland

Concert Handbells
Spirit Bells
Resound Chamber Handbell Ensemble
Alex Guebert & Erik Der, directors

May 6 - 13
North Carolina, Virginia, Washington DC

The Concordia handbell ensembles travel to the Atlantic Coast for a series of concerts and workshops in Raleigh, Williamsburg, Richmond, and Washington DC. 

- Tuesday, May 7: 7:00pm concert at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Raleigh NC. Hosted by the Raleigh Ringers
- Wednesday, May 8: 7:15pm concert at King of Glory Lutheran Church, Williamsburg VA
- Thursday, May 9: 7:00pm concert at Trinity Lutheran Church, Richmond VA
- Friday, May 10: 7:00pm concert at The Potomac School, McClean VA with Virginia Bronze and the advanced handbell ensembles of the Potomac School and  Landon school. 
- Saturday, May 11: 7:00pm concert at Calvary Lutheran, Baltimore MD
- Sunday, May 12: 7:00pm Concert at St. Mark's Episcopal on Capitol Hill, Washington DC

Concert Handbells and Spirit Bells are the touring ensembles of Concordia, representing a program that has become highly respected internationally for its performances and for its preparation of handbell musicians and directors. They have performed in 12 nations of Asia, Europe, and Australia as well as 38 states and provinces of North America. Concert Handbells performs the highest difficulty of Handbell Repertoire at a virtuosic level, including original compositions written by Alex Guebert and student composers. Concert Bells is featured annually across the nation during the Concordia PBS Special. Spirit Bells is open to both seasoned handbell musicians and those interested in learning the instrument for the first time. Both groups are comprised of music majors and non-music majors.

All performances are free, non-ticketed, and open to the public.

Date & Time

May 6 - 12, 2025

Venue Details

San Diego Venues (See below for more info)

San Diego (multiple venues) , California San Diego Venues (See below for more info)
Concordia University Irvine

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