On Thursday, March 17, Purdue Bells will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of Grace United Methodist Church, 300 E. Gartner Road in Naperville.

It will be the first stop on their 2022 spring break tour. Members of Purdue University’s prestigious, time-honored bell choir, directed by Rhonda Blacklock, demonstrate their specialty in four-in-hand quartet, off-the-table ensemble, and Shaker Chime ensemble.

The talented students ring a five-octave set of British-made Whitechapel handbells, a five-octave set of American-made Schulmerich handbells, and a five-octave set of Marlmark choir chimes with an additional lower octave for performances.

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