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2013 Central Texas Spring Ring

Central Texas Spring Ring ~ April 13, 2013

Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church
7127 Bee Cave Road  |  Austin, Texas  78746

Karen Thompson, Conductor

Repertoire

Carillon and Bell Jubilee
by Margaret R. Tucker, Choristers Guild CGB779, Level 3

Be Thou My Vision
arranged by Karen Thompson, GIA G-8072, Level 2

Come, Christians, Join to Sing
arranged by Jason W. Krug, Agape 2581, Level 2+

Schedule

8:00    Registration/Set-up
9:00    Rehearsal
10:15    Break
10:30   Rehearsal
11:45    Lunch (on your own)
1:15    Rehearsal
2:15    Concert
3:00    Load out

Contact Karen Thompson at (pastchair.area9@handbellmusicians.org) for more information.

Registration Form

Download the CTSR 2013 Registration Form (PDF)

About Karen Thompson

Karen Thompson recently retired from Church Music Ministry and is currently a free-lance handbell composer and author. In the last year, Karen has had four of her compositions featured on the Hot 40 List (best sellers posted weekly) at handbellworld.com. Karen has held different positions nationally and regionally in the Handbell Musicians of America and currently serves as Past Chair of Area 9 (Texas and Oklahoma).  Karen is the founding and current President of Concert Bells of Fort Worth, a semi-professional performing and recording ensemble and also teaches and conducts at handbell events nationally, regionally, and locally. Karen holds a B.A. with a music major from Austin College in Sherman, Texas and has a husband, Rick, and two grown daughters, Alice and Helen.