Featured Choir

Friday Night Concert

Columbia Handbell Ensemble, Ed Rollins, Director

The Columbia Handbell Ensemble has been active the handbell and musical world for 30 seasons. 

Organized in 1989, the Columbia Handbell Ensemble (CHE) was designed to educate the public about the possibilities of excellence through the medium of handbells; to provide the highest quality performances and programming; to be an example to groups interested in moving to a higher level of musicianship; to develop methods of instruction to assist local and regional handbell ringers in their development; and to help promote and celebrate the arts in the city of Columbia and the state of Missouri.

The ensemble is made up of members from Columbia and the mid-Missouri region.