Embellish will begin the 2013-14 season with Embellish and Friends, with special guest, Grand Rapids Women's Chorus, under the artistic direction of Lori Tennenhouse, on November 10th as part of the Trinity UMC Festival of Music at 7 pm (Trinity United Methodist Church, 1100 Lake Drive SE, Grand Rapids, MI).
Embellish, the 16 member professional community handbell ensemble of West Michigan, under the direction of Stephanie Wiltse, will present its annual holiday concert, “’Tis the Season to Embellish” on Tuesday, December 3 at 7:30 PM.
In the magical setting of beautiful Mayflower Congregational Church in East Grand Rapids, Embellish will treat listeners to songs and Carols of the season, such as “Skaters Waltz,” “Coventry Carol,” “The First Noel,” and “Hallelujah Chorus.” There will be songs that touch the heart and lift spirits, and will help audience members of all ages experience the best of what the holiday season has to offer.
Embellish has concert tickets available for purchase online!
"The artistry of handbell music ascends to a new level with every Embellish concert. This talented group of exceptional musicians is one of the finest in the nation. Under the direction of Stephanie Wiltse, Embellish combines masterful technical prowess with stunning musical skill. Experience the embracing and enchanting sound of this exciting ensemble. Experience Embellish!"
At-Large Director, Handbell Musicians of America
Editorial Production Manager and Handbell Music Editor, GIA Publications, Inc.
"Embellish plays with musicality, energy, and excitement! Everyone should hear them play! I see them every chance I get."
Director of Music at Zion Lutheran-Ann Arbor, MI
Embellish is proud of "Campana," a handbell ensemble in the Embellish family, in fifth season. Campana offers the opportunity for area ringers to challenge their ringing skills with other area ringers with a short-term commitment and relaxed environment.
If you'd like more information, please contact director Stephanie Wiltse.
Embellish's youth ensemble, Bellistic! is on temporary hiatus.
Bellistic! debuted in 2009.
Embellish On-line Store
Check out the Embellish On-line Store where you can purchase Embellish
t-shirts, sweatshirts, baby items, mugs and more!
Also, don't forget about the Embellish CD's (The Colors of Bronze and Embellish the Season) available on our website or through CDBaby.