Handbell Music

Compositions-Handbells

Air & Arabesque [L3] (3-5 octaves), 2018

Contemplation [L4+] (4 octaves of handbells and 4 octaves of handchimes), 2017
won Alberta Guild of English Handbell Ringers Fred Merrett Award for New Compositions (Category A), 2017

Fanfare [L2] (3 octaves of handbells), 2017
won Alberta Guild of English Handbell Ringers Fred Merrett Award for New Compositions (Category A), 2017

Circles and Smiles [L3], (3 or 5 or 7 octaves of handbells, 3 octaves of handchimes), 2016
commissioned by the Alberta Guild of English Handbell Ringers in honour of Alison Wood.
premiered by Jubiloso! Bells of Concordia, Oct 2016

Intrada [L1-2] (12 bells and/or 2-3 octaves and/or 4-5 octaves handbells), 2016
won Alberta Guild of English Handbell Ringers Fred Merrett Award for New Compositions (Category A), 2016
premiered, Oct 2016

Introspection [L3] (4.5 octaves of handbells, optional flute, cello, windchimes), 2014
won Alberta Guild of English Handbell Ringers Fred Merrett Award for New Compositions (Category C), 2016
premiered, Robertson Wesley Ringers, Feb 2016

Gathering [L3] (3-5 octaves of handbells), 2012
published, From the Top Music Publishing, 2016
selected as Festival Choir composition for the International Handbell Symposium, 2016
won Alberta Guild of English Handbell Ringers Fred Merrett Award for New Compositions (Category C), 2015
premiered, Jubiloso! Bells of Concordia, Oct 2015

Toccata [L3+] (3-6 octaves of handbells), 2002
published, From the Top Music Publishing, 2011
selected as Canadian composition for the International Handbell Symposium, 2012
won Alberta Guild of English Handbell Ringers Composer Competition, 2004
premiered, Jubiloso! at ALGEHR Handbell Discovery, Edmonton, AB, Oct 2004

Passacaglia Chromatica [L5] (5 octaves of handbells and 6-7 octaves of handchimes), 2014
honorable mention, Bells of the Cascades Composition Contest, 2015
premiered, Bells of the Cascades, Oct 2015

Bells Still are Chiming and Calling [Kirken den er et Gammelt Hus] (6 octaves of handbells), 2011
commissioned and premiered, Robertson-Wesley Ringers, 2011

Agnus Dei [L5] (3-6 octaves of handbells), 2009
published, From the Top Music Publishing, 2014
won Alberta Guild of English Handbell Ringers Composer Competition, 2005
premiered, Robertson-Wesley Ringers at ALGEHR Handbell Discovery, Edmonton, AB, Oct 2005

Toccata #2 [L2] (3 octaves of handbells), 2013

Quintus Variations [L1] (2 octaves of handbells), 2011

Transcriptions/Editions-Handbells

Wagner, Georg Gottfried (errantly ascribed to J. S. Bach), Blessing, Glory, Wisdom, and Thanks (5 octaves of handbells in one or two choirs), 2006
premiered, Jubiloso! (2006-2007 season)

Martin, Joseph, Let the Church Rejoice [Harold Flammer] (handbell addition), 2004
premiered, Jubiloso (Oct 2004)

Beck, John Ness, Canticle of Praise [Theodore Presser] (handbell addition), 2003

Dirkson, Richard, Christ Mighty Saviour [Innisfree Farm] (handbell addition), 2008
premiered, Jubiloso (Oct 2008)

Nickel, Larry, Trust in the Lord (handbell edition), 2008
premiered, Jubiloso (Oct 2008)

Rheinberger, Joseph, Omnes de Saba (handbells), 2008

Bach. J. S., Sinfonia No. 1 (3.5 octaves of handbells), 2008

Bach. J. S., Prelude No. 1 (handbell quartet), 2008

Transcriptions/Editions-Hymns & Carols
Warrell, Arthur, A Merry Christmas (three to five octaves of handbells), 2008
premiered, Jubiloso! (Dec 2008)

Willcocks, David, arr. O Come All Ye Faithful (three to five octaves of handbells), 2007
premiered, Jubiloso! (Dec 2008)