Change ringing is open to all faculty, staff and students and extended community members who wish to ring the bells on campus and share their wonderful sounds on important Smith occasions.
Mondays and Wednesdays
Mendenhall Bell Tower
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Handbell Changeringing Tuesdays 12-1pm
Please drop by with your friends and families to share the magic of change ringing at Smith. Non-ringers are welcome, and ringers can ring a bit with us either on the tower bells or hand bells.
Thursday May 12 4:30 to 7:00 pm - Open Practice
Friday May 13 1:30 to 1:45 - Ringing for Commencement/Reunion
Thursday May 19 4:30 to 7:00 pm - Open Practice
Friday May 20 1:30 to 1:45 - Ringing for Reunion
New ringers are always welcome. Enter Mendenhall Performing Arts Center
at the Berenson Studio across from Sage Hall.
QUARTER PEAL MARCH 21, 2016
1260 Plain Bob Doubles in 45m (8-2-11 in A)
1. Sarah Moriarty '72
2. Peggy Shannon
3. Kira Chase '17
4. Emily A Kaplan '16
5. Leland Paul Kusmer (c)
6. Nina Dabek
First local-band quarter peal since 1972.
First quarter: 1. First inside: 3. First inside in tower: 4. First as conductor.
FIRST PEAL DECEMBER 5, 2015
5040 Plain Bob Triples, in 2 hours 54 minutes
1. Emily A. Kaplan '16
2. Geoffrey Davies
3. Leland Paul Kusmer
4. Tina Hitchings
5. Elaine M. Hansen
6. John Hitchings
7. Edward Futcher (c)
8. Kira Chase '17
First peal: 1,8. First in tower: 3.
If you are interested in learning to ring the bells at the Mendenhall Bell Tower, please contact Sarah McElhone Moriarty, Math ’72 at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a visit to the tower. Visitors from other towers are welcome.
Please contact us in advance to be sure that practices are being held.