Joyce Miller has been active in handbells for over 30 years. She currently directs the River City Ringers Community Choir and the St. Wenceslaus Youth Choir.
Linda Ashley has been ringing handbells at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Omaha, NE for more than 30 years, and has been the director of the Handbell Choirs for 25 years.
Nancy Blackwell was born and raised on a farm in Grand Island, NE
Linda Boatright is a retired band director who has been ringing for ten years with the Immanuel Lutheran Church bell choirs and six years with River City Ringers.
Cheryl Classen-Atkisson has been a member of RCR since 2011.
Kathy Egr started ringing handbells in her church choir.
Karen Harned’s journey with handbells began in 1979 after a fellow choir member asked “Have you ever played handbells?”
Jennifer Johnson joined the River City Ringers as a substitute in 2014 and became a full-time ringer in 2016. She has been a Vocal/General Music Teacher with Bellevue Public Schools since 1993.
Liane Kirmis was introduced to bells as a 9th grader at her home church in Fergus Falls, Minnesota in 1976
Kristen has been playing bells with River City Ringers since 2001.
Chris Peck has been ringing handbells, directing handbell choirs, and writing music for handbell choirs for over twenty years.
Tracy has been ringing handbells over 20 years.
Katie Quick is an Office Manager with an IT Consulting firm in Omaha, NE.
Cathy Thill grew up in Southern California and studied piano for many years.
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Matt Van Hattem
Matt Van Hattem has rung handbells with several church choirs as well as three different concert groups in two different time zones, beginning with the Rainbow Ringers in northern New Jersey, where he grew up.
Jordan started ringing when she was 7 yrs old.
Keith Wess from Fremont, Nebraska first started ringing bells while attending Hastings College, where he graduated with a degree in Music Education.
Trevor Whitaker comes from Omaha, NE as a barista at Scooter’s. His involvement with handbells started in the fall of 2008 at Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Jan Williamson lives in Council Bluffs, IA where she is a handbell director at Salem United Methodist Church.
Melissa Wulf started playing bells with her church choir at age 8 and never looked back.
A longtime church musician, Paul Yeoh fell in love with handbells at St. Matthew the Apostle Church in Edison, New Jersey.