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Personal Profiles


Desert Bells would not be possible without all of the amazing people that have made contributions with their time and gifts.  We all have come together because of our love for handbells.

Artistic Director


For 27 years, Kay Cook has been changing the lives of youth and adults through the rhythmic music of handbells. She is described as a visionary, utilizing her innovative style and unique training techniques to make a difference through the art of handbell ringing. She has proven that new levels of excellence in performance are not only possible, but are thrilling audiences all over the world. As a result of her ingenious training techniques, Desert Bells is known for its precisely synchronized ringing, creative interpretation of compositions, dexterous bell styles, and delightful entertainment and showmanship on stage.   Read More...


Board of Directors






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