Tuesday, February 09, 2016


Child Development Center
Connection Newsletter:




Chancel Choir 2011

 For more information on any bell/chime group, talk to Kristi VanKeersbilck, Director of Bell Choirs, 805- 388-0679.

CHERUB CHIMES: for four year olds through 2nd grade. Meets on Sunday mornings from 10:15-10:45 a.m. in the parlor. This group learns about music through singing, movement, and, of course, playing chimes. Performs approx. three times per year.
CHAPEL BELLS: for 3rd through 5th graders. Meets on Thursdays from 5 to 5:45 p.m. This group focuses on learning to read and play music as well as learning different bell techniques. Performs approx. 4 times per year.
YOUTH BELLS: for 6th to 8th graders or high schoolers who are beginners. Meets on Thursdays from 6 to 6:45 p.m. This group focuses on further development of musical skills and bell techniques. Performs approx. 4 times per year.
HIGH SCHOOL BELL CHOIR: for young adult musicians approximately 6th grade and up. Meets from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday evenings (before youth group). This group is for advanced ringers or experienced musicians.
ADULT BELLS:  Meets from 7-9 p.m. on Thursdays.  This group plays a wide variety of music from all different styles including sacred and secular, classical, folk, rock, show tunes, jazz/blues, etc.  This group is open to adults and young adults who know how to read music, but no bell ringing experience is necessary.  Performs monthly.