JULY 9, 2018 — GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — "This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity," says Brenda E. Austin, artistic director of Detroit Handbell Ensemble.
For Daniel M. Reck, though, the performance at the 2018 Handbell Musicians of America National Seminar is a return visit. He is joining the Detroit Handbell Ensemble for its ad will be featured playing bell trees with Ellen Woodard. Reck is a handbell soloist from the Shadows of Bronze and has performed handbell music across North America and Europe. He has previously performed with the premiere Agape Ringers in Illinois and with the Handbell Musicians of America All-Stars.
Reck and Austin, both long-time conductors and published composers, look forward to the challenge of performing for their peers.