Noteworthy :: Special Thanks

The following organizations and individuals have been instrumental in helping Encore! Handbell Ensemble, Inc. become a reality. This is a small token of our gratitude and appreciation for the professional services, gifts and financial support Encore! has been fortunate enough to receive.

First Presbyterian Church of Oshkosh
Encore! would like to extend its sincerest thanks and appreciation for graciously providing rehearsal space, the use of handbell equipment and acting as the fiscal agent has helped get Encore! Handbell Ensemble off the ground. FPC also hosts an annual fall concert that is free to the public. Please visit them on the web at

Fox Cities Handbells
Encore! Handbell Ensemble, Inc. would graciously like to thank the Fox Cities Handbells for its generous financial support. Encore! was chosen to receive this money in order to carry on the fine tradition of providing quality handbell music to the Fox Cities.

DRS Photo Studio
Professional photographer David Schuhart, son of founding member Shirley Schuhart, shot the original Encore! photos for the website and publicity materials. Please visit his website at

Kristin Baeten
A special thank you for her original Encore! logo design. Kristin is the artistically talented daughter of Encore! ringer Barbara Ziblut.

JoAnne Mills
JoAnne is the creative genius behind the Encore! website. Affectionately referred to as our webmistress, JoAnne designed and continuously updates the site for loyal Encore! webrowsers. JoAnne Mills,

Jan Klemish
Jan, a retired university music professor and former handbell soloist, donated two octaves of her personal handbell set.

Adam Loper
For providing his time and photography talent to update the 2010 group photos. Adam is the husband of handbell ringer, Emily.