For information on Augustana’s Bell Choirs / Instrumental Groups, contact Minister of Music and Organist Cindy Lindeen-Martin.

Recorders

Directed by Sharon Schillereff. This ensemble rehearses on Sunday afternoons,1–1:45 p.m. Open to children in 3rd grade, this ensemble prepares the child for handbells in 4th grade, as they learn note reading and basic music skills. Lunch is offered 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

SONshine Ringers

Directed by Cindy Lindeen-Martin. This handbell ensemble is open to children in grades 4–5. They play in worship every eight to ten weeks and rehearse after Sunday worship 1–1:45 p.m. Lunch is offered 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

GraceNotes

Directed by Cindy Lindeen-Martin. This middle school handbell ensemble plays in worship every six to eight weeks and rehearses after Sunday worship, 12:15–1 p.m. Lunch is offered 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

BELLievers

Directed by Cindy Lindeen-Martin.This high school handbell ensemble plays in worship every six to eight weeks and rehearses after Sunday worship 1:45–2:45 p.m. Lunch is offered 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Augustana Ringers

Directed by Cindy Lindeen-Martin. This adult handbell ensemble plays in worship the fourth Sunday of each month and rehearses on Wednesday evenings 6–7:15 p.m. Experience preferred but not required. The only requirement is music reading skills.

Augustana’s Guitar Ensemble

Open to anyone who would like to learn to play or who already plays guitar, this group gathers and plays for enjoyment, learning new chords, and may eventually provide music for various occasions at Augustana. The group meets under the guidance of Maria Brotherston on Sundays at 12:15 p.m. No requirements, only that you have your own guitar. Please contact Maria Brotherston (maria@stringbass.us).