• a simple dance

A Simple Dance

For handbells with optional chime ensemble and optional violin/fiddle, level 2+, optional level 4-

  • A delightful waltz setting of “Simple Gifts” (“Lord of the Dance”)
  • 26 weeks on the Jeffers Handbell Supply “Hot 40” list
  • Written for the 2010 Pacific Northwest Youth Handbell Festival (Portland, OR)
  • Performed by the North Raleigh Ringers at the 2009 Capital Area Handbell Festival (Raleigh, NC)
  • Selected for Anthornis 2010 Reading Session (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Selected for the 2010 Lutheridge Handbell Weekend Reading Session (Arden, NC)
  • Selected for the FebFest 2010 Reading Session (Houston, TX)
  • Selected for the 2010 Rockbridge Area Handbell Festival (Lexington, VA)
  • Selected for the 2010 Massachusetts Spring Ring (Tewksbury, MA)
  • Selected for the 2010 AGEHR Area XII Handbell Conference (Davis, CA)
  • Selected for the 2010 Concordia University Irvine Summer Ring (Irvine, CA)
  • Selected for the Choristers Guild/Augsburg Reading Session (Columbia, SC)
  • Selected for the 2011 Choristers Guild Midwinter Workshop (Dallas, TX)
  • Selected for the 2011 Illinois Young Ringers’ Festival (Chicago, IL)
  • Selected for the 2011 Church Musicians Guild Handbell Festival (Wilson, NC)
  • Selected for Massanetta Ringing at the Springs 2011 (Harrisonburg, VA)
  • Selected for the 2011 Chattanooga Area Handbell Festival (Chattanooga, TN)
  • Selected for the 2011 AGEHR Area III Spring Festival (Ocean City, MD)
  • Selected for the 2011 Siskiyou Summit Handbell Conference (Ashland, OR)
  • Selected for the 2011 Middle Tennessee Handbell Festival (Nashville, TN)
  • Selected for the 2012 Handbell Musicians of America Area 7 High School Handbell Happening (St. Cloud, MN)
  • Selected for the 2012 Fellowship of American Baptist Musicians summer church musicians’ week (Green Lake, WI)
  • Selected for the 2013 James River Ringers 2-3-Octave Festival (Richmond, VA)
  • Selected for the 2013 Southern California Spring Ring (Temecula, CA)
  • Selected for the Handbell Musicians of America Area 4 “Freedom and Fireworks 2013” event (Jacksonville, FL)
  • Selected for the 2014 OctobeRing (Mt. Airy, NC)
  • Selected for private workshop at Winstead UMC (Wilson, NC)
  • Selected for the 2015 Florida State Handbell Festival (Fruitland Park, FL)
  • Published by Choristers Guild in two compatible arrangements (CGB637 for 2-3 octaves and CGB638 for 4-6 octaves)
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