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MHS Presents Christmas Bells: A Holiday Handbell Concert In Partnership with The Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers

December 3, 2018

MHS Presents Christmas Bells: A Holiday Handbell Concert In Partnership with The Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers

Portland ME: On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at 7:00 pm, join Maine Historical Society (MHS)and The Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers for an amazingly spirited seasonal concert–including arrangements set to the words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem, Christmas Bells (I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day).

The Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers play five octaves (61 bells) of English handbellsand five octaves of choir chimes. The group consists of gifted young musicians in grades 9 through 12, and has toured New England, Europe, and South America. Learn more:www.pinetreeacademy.org.

Tickets: $10 MHS members/$15 general admission. To purchase call 207-774-1822, buyonline at https://www.mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_828, or at the door.

Performance venue and time: First Parish Church, 425 Congress Street, Portland, 7:00 pm

For more information:

Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
207–774–1822
www.mainehistory.org
www.mainememory.net

The Maine Historical Society promotes the understanding and enjoyment of Maine history.