Windy Hill Handbell Choir and Windy Hill Brass Concert

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The Windy Hill Handbell Choir and the Windy Hill Brass will present their fall concert at UUCW on Saturday, November 16 at 7:00 pm. This family-friendly concert for all ages is directed by Dr. Craig Hurst and Dr. Nancy Van Brunt and will include musical selections loved by everyone. A freewill offering will be collected to benefit the House of Peace Food Pantry in Milwaukee.

The handbell ringers will play a group of Impressionistic pieces including arrangements of “The Little Shepherd” and “Golliwogg’s Cake-Walk” from Children’s Corner by Claude Debussy as well as Prelude No. 2 from the Three Preludes by George Gershwin.

The second group of handbell pieces on the program will include seasonal favorites arranged for handbells including three impressions on “This Is My Father’s World”, “Thanksgiving Bells,” and “Count Your Blessings.”

The centerpiece of the brass quintet’s repertoire will be Kurt Weill’s “Threepenny Opera Suite.” The brass will also perform “Scherzo” by Cheetham, “Stardust” by Hoagy Carmichael and a special arrangement of Erik Satie’s Gymnopedie No. 1 featuring a tuba solo.

Please join us for a varied program of beautiful music at UUCW. For more information about this musical performance, contact Jennifer Nicolosi, Lead Music Director.

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