By Paul Schmitt
Shepard of the Bay Lutheran Church in Ellison Bay will play host to a unique musical concert in June. The Milwaukee Handbell Ensemble, which includes 16 ringers and 73 different handbells and hand chimes, will showcase their talents on Friday, June 22 at the church. Concert series chair Greg Beem of Shepard of the Bay Lutheran Church says the audience will be amazed at the precision of the musical performers.
The Milwaukee Handbell Ensemble is under the direction of Dr. John Behnke who conducted a hymn festival last fall at the church. The ensemble has performed all around the Midwest over the past 15 years. The concert is free to the public at will begin at 7 pm on Friday, June 22.