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History Label

Performance Highlights

"Christmas Gala" - Gaylord, MN
Annual Show - "Music Through the Generations", Christ the King Lutheran Church, Mankato, MN
"Holiday Favorites", Old Main Village, Mankato, MN
"Holiday Favorites", New Perspective Senior Living, Mankato, MN
Annual show, "Pop, Rock & Fun", Belgrade Avenue United Methodist Church, North Mankato


Our Holiday Favorites” at Willow Brook Cooperative Living, Mankato
It’s Showtime!” Annual Concert, Belgrade Avenue United Methodist Church, North Mankato


Advent Concert -- Scandian Grove Lutheran Church, Norseland, MN
Annual Concert "Bells and all that Jazz at Belgrade Avenue United Methodist Church, North Mankato, MN


"Ringing in the Season" concert, Scandian Grove Lutheran Church, Norseland, MN
"Disney Magic" concert at Belgrade Ave. United Methodist. Church, North Mankato, MN
Church Service at Scandia Grove Lutheran, Norseland, MN
Church Service at Grace Lutheran Church, Waseca, MN


Christmas Performance Primrose Retirement Community, Mankato, MN
Christmas Performance Ecumen "Pathstone", Mankato, MN


Annual Concert "Big Band Bells"
Wedding Performance -- Woods Chapel - Orono, MN


Church service - Eagle Lake, MN Epiphany Lutheran Church
Church Service - North Mankato,MN - Belgrade Avenue United Methodist Church
MN Valley Hanbell Festival at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church
Holiday Music -- Real Life Living Cooperative - Mankato
Annual Concert; "Rockin' Witih River Bend Bells"
Worship Service at St. John Lutheran Church in Mapleton, MN
Worship Service at Eagle Lake, MN
Perform pre curtain music for Riverblenders Annual Show


Worship service at Fairmont, MN
Annual Concert "Happy Birthday"
Anniversary performance - Good Thunder Lutheran Church
Assisted Living Holiday Music in Mankato


Annual Concert,"Rhythm 'N Bells"
Wedding at Mankato, MN
Worship service at St. James, MN
Worship service at Mapleton, MN


12/13/2009 Performance at Pathstone Living in Mankato
09/27/2009 Annual Concert "Our Favorites"
08/02/2009 Perform at Blue Earth County Fair
06/14/2009 Worship service at Trimont, MN
05/02/2009 Worship service at Adams, MN
04/04/2009 Four Handbell Choirs in Concert -- Performance with Bells of the Lakes, StrikePoint, and Twin City Bronze.  Bloomington Center for the Arts


Martin County "Courthouse Christmas", Fairmont, MN 
Joint concert with Stub Highway 253, fund raiser for Faribault County Historical Society, Blue Earty, MN 
10/05/2008 Annual concert "Let's Dance"


12/01/2007 Private Holiday Party in Mankato.
09/23/2007 Concert in Bricelyn, MN with Stub Highway 253, Bricelyn area singers. 
09/22/2007 Concert in Mankato, MN with Stub Highway 253, Bricelyn area singers. 
09/16/2007 Mentored the AGEHR Handbells 101 session held locally. 
09/09/2007 Performed in the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda for the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome International FASD Awareness Day
08/26/2007 Provided the worship service for Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Mankato, MN 
07/29/2007 Provided the worship service for United in Faith Parish, Bricelyn, MN 
06/10/2007 Provided the worship service for Messiah Lutheran Church in Mounds View, MN 
03/18/2007 Performed at the 24th annual Minnesota Valley Handbell Festival.  Click here to view the Mankato Free Press article highlighting the event. 


12/03/2006 Private Holiday Party in Mankato 
10/29/2006 7th AnnualConcert – “Around the World in 80 Minutes” at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Mankato.
07/30/2006 Provided the worship service for Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Mankato, MN 
07/22/2006 Provided music for a wedding in Mankato.
04/30/2006 Provided the worship service for United Lutheran Church, Frost, MN.
04/28/2006 Waseca Community ISJ Hospital Volunteer Thank You Luncheon Entertainment at Waseca VFW.
03/26/2006 Participation in 23rd Annual MN Valley  Handbell Festival at Christ The King Lutheran Church.
02/19/2006 Thank-you dinner for congregation at Sleepy Eye, MN 


12/03/2005 Provided dinner music at Best Western Hotel, North Mankato for Masterpiece Studios annual employee Holiday dinner & achievement awards
11/13/2005 Mankato Handbell Ensemble 6th AnnualConcert – “In Style” at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Mankato.
07/17/2005 Provided the worship service for St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mapleton, MN 
04/03/2005 Participation in 22nd Annual MN Valley Handbell Festival at School Sisters of Notre Dame.


12/05/2004 Provided holiday background music at Mendakota Country Club for the annual Holiday Season Brunch in Inver Grove Heights, Mpls.
12/04/2004 Holiday background music for Masterpiece Studio’s annual event social hour at Kato Entertainment Center.
11/20/2004 Holiday background noontime music Madison East Center, Mankato for craft & bake sale event.
11/14/2004 The 5th Annual Community Concert, “At The Movies” at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Mankato 
09/12/2004 Provided music for the Fall Kick-Off and Block Party celebration at Belgrade United Methodist Church, North Mankato 
04/17/2004 Featured entertainment at the Bell Collector’s Regional Meeting, Rochester.
03/21/2004 “Happy Holidays” Concert at Redeemer Lutheran Church covering every month's holiday through the year.  (New Ulm)
03/14/2004 Performed at the Minnesota Valley Handbell  Festival at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Mankato.
02/08/2004 “Happy Holidays” Concert at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (Faribault) –Toured the year of holidays – from Snow to Spring to Silent Night. 


12/13/2003 Performed at the Madison East Mall Holiday Craft Show, Mankato.
12/12/2003 Performed with the Mankato Area Youth Symphony & Peter Ostruschko in their “Cathedral Christmas” concert. (Provided 2 solo numbers plus performed 2 pieces with handbells and orchestra.) 
12/06/2003 Provided dinner music for a local company Christmas party.
12/01/2003 Recorded our 2nd CD – “Ringin’ In the Season.” [Christmas Music] 
11/09/2003  “Happy Holidays” Concert – Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Mankato – featured a variety of pieces for every holiday throughout the year!
07/19/2003 Provided processional, recessional and special music for a local wedding. 
06/28/2003 Provided the morning devotions in music and word through handbells at AGEHR’s 2nd Annual Director’s Seminar & Workshop hosted by Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Mankato.
03/23/2003 Performed at the Minnesota Valley Handbell Festival – Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Mankato. 
03/02/2003 “At the River’s Bend and Beyond” concert.  Celebrated the history of Mankato & Owatonna history through music as well as slides and script. (Owatonna, MN)
02/09/2003 “At the River’s Bend and Beyond” concert -celebrated the history of Southern Minnesota covering both the highlights of Mankato & Sleepy Eye history through special musical selections as well as slides and script. (Sleepy Eye, MN)


12/08/2002 Mankato Symphony’s Candy Cane Concert – Provided the opening number for the concert. 
11/18/2002 Recorded our first CD – “At the River’s Bend.”
11/17/2002 VINE Choral Festival – performed during the concert as well as providing accompaniment for the massed choral number, “Hallelujah Chorus.”
11/10/2002 “At the River’s Bend” concert – featured pieces  that reflected the history of the Mankato area.  This concert was performed in honor of Mankato’s sesquicentennial celebration.
07/26/2002 Local Wedding – River Bend Bells provided music for prelude, postlude, processional, recessional and special music during the ceremony.
05/05/2002  “We’ve Got the Technique” concert – featured different handbell techniques, instrumentation and a variety of styles from Handel and Grieg to Disney’s “Under the Sea.”  This concert closed with an arrangement of the “Hallelujah Chorus” featuring River Bend Bells accompanied by a brass ensemble and vocal choir.
12/06/2001 Mankato’s Festival of Trees concert – featured  a variety of sacred and secular Christmas music.


11/01/2001 “A Note of Thanks” concert – featured pieces that focused on thankfulness to God for all the blessings we in America have been given.