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Cast of Bronze is an auditioned community handbell ensemble from Dallas, Texas. The group was formed in 2002 and is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in music and the promotion of the art of ringing handbells.
Cast of Bronze performs on more than 350 handbells and chimes including 7 and a half octaves of American made Schulmerich handbells, 6 octaves of Malmark Choir Chimes, 5 octaves of English made Whitechapel handbells, 3 octaves of Dutch-made Petit and Fritsen handbells, Malmark Cymbells, 3 octaves of BoomWhackers and 2.5 octaves of DeskSet bells, and two octaves of R.H. Mayland handbells manufactured in the 1880s.
Renowned for their musicianship and technical prowess, Cast of Bronze has delighted audiences in concerts on annual summer tours throughout the United States. They performed in 11 concerts with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, been a featured performing ensemble for the Handbell Musicians of America National Seminar, Plano Civic Chorus, Dallas Women's Chorus, American Guild of Organists, members of the Ft. Worth Symphony Orchestra, and have commissioned advanced music for handbells. Cast of Bronze released their first CD titled "Opening Night".
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