Rick Richards – Director
Rick Richards received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Wichita State University in 1975
Linda Ashley has been ringing handbells at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Omaha, NE for more than 35 years, and has been the director of the Handbell Choirs for 30 years.
Music has always been integral part of Alicia’s life.
Nancy Blackwell was born and raised on a farm in Grand Island, NE
was a Nebraska Choral Director for 36 years and recently retired from Omaha Central High School after 28 years in OPS.
Jennifer Bunge grewup in St. Joseph Mo. She started playing bells at her church in middle school and continued throughout high school.
Linda is a retired band director who has been ringing with the Immanuel Lutheran Chrurch bell choirs since 2006 and started playing with River City Ringers in 2010.
Cheryl Classen-Atkisson has been a member of RCR since 2011.
Karen Harned’s journey with handbells began in 1979 after a fellow choir member asked “Have you ever played handbells?”
Leslie Hill is a flute playing, bell ringing, high school counselor.
Katie Quick has been ringing handbells since she was 9 years old with her church choir.
Dawn Rogers started ringing handbells in 2011 at Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo, Minnesota.
Cathy Thill grew up in Southern California and studied piano for many years.