Workshop – Handbells: Back to the Basics
7/9/2020 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Alice Myers graduated from Berry College with a BS in Business Management and was also the founding director of the Berry College Handbell Choir. She served as Music Associate at Norcross FUMC. In her 14-year tenure at Norcross, she continued to develop the graded handbell program including four choirs ranging in age from third grade through adults. The adult choir, Joyful Ringers, was honored to perform twice as the special guest for the Boar’s Head Ceremony at Oglethorpe University.
Alice has been an active ringer in community ensembles, first as a charter member of the Golden Bells of Atlanta and later with the Atlanta Bronze Ensemble. Alice joined The Atlanta Concert Ringers in the Fall of 2010 and became the principal conductor in 2013. The Atlanta Concert Ringers were selected to perform a featured concert for the 2014 Handbell Musicians of America National Seminar in Atlanta, Georgia.
Alice currently works full-time as the Executive Assistant to the President and CEO of Silverleaf Management Group, LLC. She also serves as Camp Coordinator for the NGA Youth Music and Worship Arts Camp at Reinhardt University, presented by the NGA Chapter of the Fellowship of United Methodists in Music & Worship Arts. When she isn’t in ministry or ringing, she’s relaxing at home with her husband, Dale, surrounded by their furkids Freddie, Barney, Lucy, Skeeter, Sasha, Sabrina, and wonder dog, Gracie.