Twin Cities Bronze
is a 501(c)(3)Non-Profit organization.
All donations are tax deductible.
Performing Innovating Educating
Our Mission: to provide musical excellence through innovative performances and education
using the medium of handbells
Congratulations to composer Jason W. Krug and Twin Cities Bronze. Jason's handbell composition "Novus" - commissioned by Twin Cities Bronze - was debuted at The Annual Christmas Concert - The Meltdown on December 4, 2016.
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Mid-Winter Workshop with Dean Wagner
January 21, 2018 Peace UMC/Community of Faith, Shoreview
Dean Wagner is known nationally for his work as a handbell composer, arranger, and clinician. “Carillon,” “Fantasy on Kingsfold,” “Amazing Grace,” and “Te Deum” are some of his most popular handbell compositions. Dean serves as a clinician and conductor around the country, and has done two European tours with his own ringing choirs from church.
Mr. Wagner is the full-time Director of Music and Organist for the First United Methodist Church of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, where he directs the adult Chancel Choir, the Epworth Youth Choir, which makes annual multi-state tours each year. In addition to directing the upper-elementary age children, he also gives leadership to the fully graded children's choir program ranging from preschool to sixth grade, and a fully graded handbell program of seven choirs. As an organ recitalist, he distinguished himself by performing the complete organ works of Bach, and his concert engagements have included the National Cathedral in Washington. Mr. Wagner has recorded a solo organ recording entitled Four Centuries of Organ Music.
Dean Wagner holds a Master of Music degree in organ performance from the University of Akron and a Bachelor of Music education degree from Cedarville University.
TWIN CITIES BRONZE IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE RELEASE OF OUR NEW ALBUM "DANCES" - available as an online download. Purchase yours HERE!
Twin Cities Bronze offers Mobile Classroom! We come to your group, teach you what we know and what we do on your bells and equipment, and help your group get to the next level. With a variety of classes to choose from, we'll be able to address what matters the most to you. Read more about what we offer...
Twin Cities Bronze is a performing ensemble specializing in the music and art of English handbells. Selected by annual audition, this ensemble of advanced ringers hails from the metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.
The Shared Values statement for Twin Cities Bronze captures the essence of the organization:
As professionals, to strive at all times for musical excellence
As educators, to share our technical knowledge of this unique medium
As artists, to showcase the diversity of handbells through innovative performances
As friends, to support each other and have fun