Musicians

  • Terri Chapman

    Although her degree from Penn State University reads “Architectural Engineering,” Terri discovered her love of Church Music back in the 90s when, as a young mother of three, she was asked to direct the Children’s Choir “because you play the piano, right?” Saying yes to that request morphed into directing, at one point, 7 handbell […]

  • Christy Blue*

    A native of Sarasota, Christy was educated in Music and Christian Education at Montreat-Anderson Junior College and Mars Hill College in NC.  She has played the piano since age five and began playing handbells at age 12. She is the assistant to the Director of Music at Pine Shores Presbyterian Church and is the substitute […]

  • Rick Holdsworth-Director*

    Rick is the founding director of Ring Sarasota Handbell Ensemble. First introduced to handbells in 1985, he has been actively ringing and leading handbell choirs ever since. His first career was serving as a musician in the U.S. Navy, where he performed in, managed and directed Navy Bands worldwide for 30 years. During his time […]