January 8, 2016


Are you looking to have fun while ringing handbells in new and exciting ways? The Philadelphia Handbell Ensemble is always looking for advanced handbell ringers who are looking for that next ringing-basschallenge. Acceptance into the group is by audition.

The audition will consist of sight reading in at least two different positions, ringing a prepared piece in the position of your choice, a rhythm assessment, and a short interview with our board members.

To arrange an audition, please fill out our music survey below, or feel free to contact us for more information.

    Your Name (required)

    Your Email (required)

    Years of Ringing Experience (required)

    Ringing Preference #1

    Ringing Preference #2

    Ringing Preference #3

    Current Ensembles

    Please list the piece where you felt you achieved a personal best

    Why do you consider that performance a personal best?

    Please list a piece you don't think you ever mastered.

    What was the challenge with this piece?

    Skill Rating Four-in-Hand

    Skill Rating Malleting

    Skill Rating handchimes

    Skill Rating Rhythm

    Skill Rating Sight Reading

    Skill Rating handling Performance Pressure

    Skill Rating Knowledge of Music Theory

    Skill Rating Sub Bass Bells (G2-B3)

    Musical experience and training

    What else can you bring to PHE?

    Anything else?