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Free handbell concert Saturday at North Lake Tahoe

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Tintabulations is composed of 15 musicians performing on 120 handbells and chimes

Tintabulations, Reno's own premier handbell ensemble, is preparing to perform in the 17th annual International Handbell Symposium to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, on July 27.

Selected at the national level, the nonprofit group known as "Tintab" will co-represent America at this worldwide event.

To get ready for the appearance, the group is amid its 2016 spring/summer concert series, and the next stop is at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 341 Village Blvd, Incline Village.

The show is free, although donations are encouraged.

Under the expressive and creative baton of artistic director Barb Walsh, Tintab has been delighting audiences since the group's inception in 1996 when a group of Barb's music students professed an interest in continuing to play and grow as an ensemble.

Recently established as a nonprofit, Tintabulations is composed of 15 exceptionally talented local musicians performing on 120 handbells and chimes.

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The group is composed of college students, music teachers, retirees and working professionals from other walks of life.

"We share our love of music and handbells with audiences throughout Northern Nevada and California, playing an entertaining and tantalizing variety of music genres," according to a news release.

The spring/summer concert series is entitled "In Times and Places."

Visit tintabulations.com to learn more, or look for the group on Facebook for information and a full concert schedule.