The mission 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
Who We are:
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. Their energizing performance style captures the listener's interest and their visual presentation evokes accolades from audiences and colleagues around the country. Through musically sensitive interpretation and technical execution, Twin Cities Bronze showcases their unique diversity in today's challenging secular, sacred, and classical handbell repertoire. As a teaching ensemble at the forefront of the medium of handbells, Twin Cities Bronze is recognized for their innovative and comprehensive workshop, Insights Into Artistry. They travel across the country sharing their knowledge and experience with directors and ringers in churches, schools and community groups.