Bells of the Lakes is a community handbell ensemble representing the Twin Cities of Minnesota and is directed by William H. Mathis, a nationally known conductor and arranger of handbell and choral music. Bells of the Lakes maintains a membership in the Handbell Musicians of America and supports the work and activities of  Area VII.

2014-2015 Concert Series

Sunday, November 9th.  4pm.  Woodbury, MN.*
Woodbury Peaceful Grove United Methodist Church
7465 Steepleview Road, Woodbury, MN 55125

Saturday, January 10th.  7pm.  Roseville, MN.*
Centennial United Methodist Church
1524 County Road C2 W, Roseville, MN 55113

Saturday, January 31st.  4pm.  Rosemount, MN.*
Rosemount United Methodist Church
14770 Canada Ave W, Rosemount, MN 55068

Sunday, April 12th.  4pm.  Edina, MN.
Normandale Lutheran Church
6100 Normandale Road, Edina, MN 55436

*Funded by a grant made possible by the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council made possible through legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund of the State of Minnesota.

Bells of the Lakes in the
18th Annual Hosanna! Christmas Concert

Thursday, December 11th, 2014.  7pm.  Lakeville, MN.
Friday, December 12th, 2014.  7pm.  Lakeville, MN.
Saturday, December 13th, 2014.  7:30pm.  Lakeville, MN.
Sunday, December 14th, 2014.  3pm and 7pm.  Lakeville, MN.

Bells of the Lakes is thrilled to be a part of the 18th annual Hosanna! Christmas Concert.  From a unique take on selections from “The Nutcracker” to the lovely “Stille Nacht,” the show delights with the Minnesota Orchestra, 300+ voice choir, the Hosanna! Worship team, aerialists, dancers, talented vocalists, and of course Bells of Lakes! This exceptional multi-media experience of sound, video, and lighting continues to be a popular annual tradition.  Cost: $20 – $25.  Find more information here.

Concerts will be held at the Hosanna! Lutheran Church Worship Center
9600 163rd St W, Lakeville, MN 55044



Ensemble with MRAC Check

Bells of the Lakes would like to thank the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council for funding a concert series through the Community Arts Program, which is made possible through legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund of the State of Minnesota.


Thank you to all our wonderful donors for supporting Bells of the Lakes on Give to the Max Day.  Bells of the Lakes continues to have a positive impact in the region (and across the country!) through the group’s educational events, and commitment to musical excellence through the medium of handbells.  Check out our Give to the Max page at the link above to learn more about our current projects, and to find out how you can be part of our mission.

Every gift makes a tremendous difference, and each contribution received during Give to the Max Day gives us a chance to receive one of many cash awards that are offered as incentive prizes on Give to the Max Day.

Thank you for your continued support of Bells of the Lakes!