Glee Handbell Choir in Orange City

Orange City – The Glee Handbell Choir from Meiji Gakuin Higashimurayama High School in Tokyo performed in Orange City July 26, sponsored by the Orange City Arts Council and Northwestern College. The ensemble, under the direction of Mr. Takanobu Onoda and Mr. Kazuyoshi Inagaki, performed at Landsmeer Ridge Retirement Community and Northwestern’s Christ Chapel, and conducted a workshop for local handbell choir members and directors. The 17-member choir included students age 15 to 17. Tour coordinator is Rev. Nori Odate, a Northwestern College alum.