This year, Virginia Handbell Consort celebrates 24 years as the premier handbell ensemble in the Hampton Roads area!


Our mission is to present handbell music of the highest quality to our audiences and to help educate our community in proper handbell techniques and ringing styles.

Our concert repertoire includes secular, classical, and sacred music.


VHC "Sharing The Joy of Ringing"

Bells and Equipment


VHC owns all of the bells and percussion equipment that it plays including:

  • 6 octaves of Schulmerich handbells

  • 4 additional octaves of Schulmerich handbells

  • 3 octaves of Petit and Fritsen bells

  • 7 octaves of Malmark and Schulmerich chimes

  • Percussion equipment that includes wind chimes, wood blocks, triangles, cymbals, etc.