Handchimes

HANDCHIMES & BELLS
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Using handchimes in the classroom offers bountiful benefits. Perhaps the greatest is that they will generate excitement with their simple beauty and ease of use. Handchimes create a beautiful tone; they have been said to create the purest tone known to mankind. Children do not have to master the instrument to create this beauty – they just hold the instrument and snap their wrist. (The Advantages of Using Handchimes in Music Class

 Our Alma Mater



WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICPATE?
Hand Chimes are available to students in 5th through 8th grade.

WHAT EXACTLY DOES HANDCHIMES CONSIST OF? WHAT DO STUDENTS DO IN THIS PROGRAM?
Students begin by learning to play the Handchimes and then advancing to the Hand Bells.
We practice each week learning our Alma Mater, two songs, and eventually our more seasoned students learn additional hymns.  We perform at both concerts; Spring and Christmas.  We may also take field trips to outside locations; in the past we visited Middletown Home and 




Shaw, Kathy Ebling. “The Advantages of Using Handchimes in Music Class.” Cued In, 23 May 2019, blogs.jwpepper.com/index.php/the-advantages-of-using-handchimes-in-music-class/.

 

HANDCHIME DIRECTOR
Josh Koch
jkoch@ssbvm.org





WHEN DO WE MEET?
We meet on Wednesdays
3:30-4:30pm

WHERE DO WE MEET?
Music Room

HOW DO I SIGN UP?


WHERE DO I GET PICKED UP?
4:30pm
Side doors, Giant Side


 



GOD

is
glorified

through music.