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Learn to read music and play hand chimes!

posted Oct 4, 2017, 8:26 AM by Steven Vaughan   [ updated Oct 4, 2017, 8:26 AM ]
Would you enjoy dusting off your music reading skills? Or learn to read treble clef music? Statistics prove that participating in a group music ensemble can raise a student’s IQ and increase their ability to think and reason; eventually raising their SAT scores. And for people of any age, joining any ensemble builds a community of friendships. So if you don’t want to sing, why not try out one of our handbell rehearsals?

cuori BELLissimi is our hand-chime choir that plays sometimes at Mass; is heard "carol-ring" in December and rings at our Taize Stations of the Cross. 45-minute rehearsals are conveniently scheduled on the 2
nd & 4th Sundays of the month at 10:00 AM down in the Marian Center, in between our two morning Masses.

cuoricini BELLissimi is for beginning ringers! Open to anyone in 3
rd grade or older, this group meets on Wednesdays at 3:30 PM down in the Marian Center. At the end of each rehearsal, we’ll pause so the ringers can enjoy a snack, then we’ll walk over to Brooklyn Prospect Charter School for Faith Formation classes. But even though I’ve conveniently scheduled it between school and religious education, it’s not a baby-sitting service! Students should want to learn basic music notation and proper ringing technique!

So if you know anyone who might be interested, contact me. Better yet, plan on ringing with them! This is something the whole family can do together!