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Nebraska State Chair, Nancy Youngman

Nancy Youngman has been a handbell choir director since 1984, currently with 5 choirs in two churches under her direction, ages ranging from 5 to 94. She is the founder/director of Bell-issimo, Lincoln Nebraska’s auditioned Community Handbell Choir.

Nancy has degrees in Instrumental Music and German, and recently retired from Lincoln Public Schools, where she taught both subjects for years.

Since 1990, Nancy has been a member of the Nebraska State Handbell Committee, and is currently serving the Guild as Area 8 Chimes Chair and Nebraska State Chair as well as serving previously as State Chair from 1994 – 1996 and Area 8 Secretary from 1996 – 1998, plus teaching at many Nebraska and Area 8 events.

Linda Ashley, Registrar

Janet Chiocchi, Scholarship Committee