Classic Copper Handbell Festival - July 26-29, 2017

Classic Copper 2017

Calling Copper Ringers for July 26 to 29, 2017!!

Classic Copper is a new track in Classic Bronze this year. This intermediate massed ringing event will be held in St. Albert, Alberta, from Wednesday afternoon, July 26 through Saturday evening, July 29.   Classic Copper will feature level 2/3/4 music and is seeking ringers capable of sight reading level 2 music and performing level 3 and 4 music.   

Interested ringers will need to send the application form as well as a registration fee.   Application materials are available in .pdf format on this web page.   For details, contact Cathy Koski at   Repertoire will be available for purchase in March.

Bells will peal out at Classic Copper 2017 with director, Camille Ream

Camille Ream - Director

Camille Ream has been ringing and directing handbells since 1989. Camille is currently the Music Coordinator and Handbell Director at First United Church in Fort Saskatchewan.
Camille has had the privilege of working with Dr. Payn at the Handbell Musicians of America Master Classes in Conducting. She has been passionate about handbells for more than 20 years and has worked with some of the best handbell directors in the world to learn how to interpret and understand handbell music. Camille has served as director and clinician at handbell events locally, provincially, nationally and internationally. She has served as mass conductor and adjudicator for ALGEHR Youth Festivals in Edmonton, Sherwood Park and Calgary as well as in Burnaby, BC. Camille, in collaboration with Susan Galloway, has taught many ringing workshops, reading sessions and boot camps to teachers, directors and ringers.
Camille is a past ringer in JUBILOSO! Bells of Concordia in Edmonton. She has rung at each Classic Bronze in Canada and numerous Distinctly Bronze events (east and west) in the USA.
In addition to serving as a handbell director and clinician, Camille works at the Grey Nuns Hospital as a nurse consultant and is partner in Handbells etc and Prairie Sunset Bed and Breakfast.