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RAA Handbell Ensembles 2019-2020

Redlands Adventist Academy has a long tradition of excellence in handbell ringing.  We have six ensembles in grades 5-12.  Click on the ensembles to the right for information about each ensemble, including their performance schedule.

Bass Handbells

We are still raising money to complete our octave of aluminum bass handbells.  If you would like to support this effort, please contact James Walters.

Reading Music   

Follow these links to practice reading notes, key signatures, and rhythms:

Note Identification 
Rhythm Trainer
Key Signature Identification

Bellissimo

Our select auditioned handbell ensemble, performing a wide range of challenging music at a high level of accomplishment.  

Syllabus

(Click the link above)
 
We depend on parents to drive students to many of these events.  If you would like to help out, please complete the parent volunteer and driver registration packet from the RAA office. 
 

2019-2020 Performances

 

 

 

Subito-High School

Subito is open to high school students who have rung bells previously.  See Mr. Walters for audition times.  Rehearsals are Monday & Wednesday mornings at 7:45 and Friday morning at 

Syllabus

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We depend on parents to drive students to many of these events.  If you would like to help out, please complete the parent volunteer and driver registration packet from the RAA office. 
 

2019-2020 Performances

All times listed below are call times for performers.  Unless otherwise specified, the dress code is black and white concert clothes. 

 

 

 

Soundwave-8th Grade

We rehearse on Tuesday and Thursdays during 7th period. Rehearsals begin on Tuesday, August 27

Syllabus

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2019-2020 Performances

Unless otherwise specified, the dress code is black and white concert clothes. 

 

 

 

Jubilate-7th Grade

We rehearse on Monday and Wednesdays during 7th period.

Syllabus

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2019-2020 Performances

Unless otherwise specified, the dress code is black and white concert clothes. 

 

 

 

Vivace-6th Grade

We rehearse on Tuesday and Thursdays from 2:40-3:10

Syllabus

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2019-2020 Performances

Unless otherwise specified, the dress code is black and white concert clothes. 

 

 

 

Fortissimo-5th Grade

We rehearse on Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 2:40-3:10

Syllabus

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2019-2020 Performances

Unless otherwise specified, the dress code is black and white concert clothes. 

 

 

 

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