Tickets sold out for Bells on Temple Square concert on June 13

Published: Sunday, May 18 2014 7:00 p.m. MDT

Bells on Temple Square performs Good Vibrations wearing sunglasses at the Tabernacle in Salt Lake City on Friday, Nov. 13, 2009.

Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Tickets are sold out for the Bells on Temple Square annual spring concert, “Ring for Joy,” on Friday, June 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Salt Lake Tabernacle.

The concert will feature the bell ensemble playing on a seven-octave set of English hand bells, a six-and-one-half-octave set of hand bells and two six-octave sets of hand chimes. The program will showcase a broad variety of hand bell repertoire, ranging from African-American spirituals to ragtime jazz to marches as well as religious anthems.

LeAnna Willmore, conductor of Bells on Temple Square, will conduct the Friday evening performance, with Larry Smith, associate conductor, leading the ensemble for several numbers. Among the more recognizable numbers will be “The Entertainer” by Scott Joplin, “The Washington Post March” by John Philip Sousa, “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” by Dan Raye and Hughie Prince, and “The Prayer” by David Foster and Carole Bayer Sager.

Standby seating may be available on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the performance. The standby line is formed at the flagpole on Temple Square.

For information, go to lds.org/events.

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