Day two of the annual Baptist (we're Presbyterian) handbell workshop began at 8:30 Saturday morning. In years past there have been as many as 20 choirs, but apparently handbells have waned in popularity because there were only six choirs this year -- 2 Presbyterian, 1 school, and 3 Baptist.
Since HPC did not field a complete choir, it was nice to know that the missing notes would be filled in from other choirs!
My spot -- 3 bells B and C (lower clef), 3 chimes, and 2 mallets, all in the space of my music stand:
By noon I had logged over 5,000 steps on my Fitbit -- just standing and stepping in place! It was an exhilarating day topped by a worship service where we performed the 4 pieces we had been learning. (And I'm still humming all the melodies ... )