Handbell Choir of St. John’s Church

The Howard County Concert Odyssey presented “The Bells of St. John’s,” a program of handbell music by the St. John’s Ringers on Sunday, May 2, 2021. The music ensemble is the handbell choir of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Ellicott City. The performance included classical music from Bach and Mozart, American folk hymns, and bell solos.

Good vibrations: The wonderful world of reed instruments

Ever wonder what the reed in a reed instrument actually does? After all, musicians blow into other instruments to create sound – flutes and brass instruments come to mind first – that don’t use reeds. So what makes reed instruments different? First things first First, if you’re not sure what a reed is, it’s a […]