“Rethink Possible” 2018 Southeast Tour

Inspired by the exciting advances and ideas of performers and musicians both within and beyond the handbell world, and staying true to our own mission of exploration, Forté is testing boundaries, questioning conceptions, and challenging ourselves and the whole handbell world to Rethink Possible. As we tour to and from the east coast, we will be presenting performances of a broad range of musical styles, including many not often heard on our instrument.

We begin our eastward leg with a send-off concert in Colorado Springs on Friday, March 9th. Over the following two weeks, we will perform in Manhattan, KS; St. Louis, MO; Lakeside Park, KY (Cincinnati, OH area); Beckley, WV; Williamsburg, VA; Raleigh, NC; Lilburn, GA (Atlanta area); Macon, GA; Nashville, TN; Conway, AR; Norman, OK; and Dodge City, KS. Once we’ve returned home, we will have a break for Holy Week/Easter before sharing a weekend of concerts in Monument, Centennial, and Colorado Springs, CO. Invite your family and friends along this route!

Date City Venue
03/09/2018 Colorado Springs, CO First Baptist Church
Time: 7:00 PM. Admission: $0. Address: 317 E. Kiowa Street. Venue phone: (719) 632-6603. “Rethink Possible,” presented by Forté. More Information. Facebook Event Page
03/11/2018 Manhattan, KS First United Methodist Church
Time: 2:30 PM. Admission: $0. Address: 612 Poyntz Avenue. Venue phone: (785) 776-8821. “Rethink Possible,” presented by Forté More Information. Facebook Event Page
03/12/2018 St. Louis, MO Historic Trinity Lutheran Church
Time: 7:00 PM. Admission: $0. Address: 812 Soulard Street. Venue phone: (314) 231-4092. “Rethink Possible,” presented by Forté. More Information. Facebook Event Page
03/13/2018 Lakeside Park, KY Lakeside Presbyterian Church
Time: 7:00 PM. Admission: $0. Address: 2690 Dixie Highway. Venue phone: (859) 341-1963. “Rethink Possible,” presented by Forté. More Information. Facebook Event Page
03/14/2018 Beckley, WV Beckley Presbyterian Church
Time: 7:00 PM. Admission: $0. Address: 203 S. Kanawha Street. Venue phone: (304) 252-6289. “Rethink Possible,” presented by Forté. More Information. Facebook Event Page
03/15/2018 Williamsburg, VA King of Glory Lutheran Church
Time: 7:00 PM. Admission: $0. Address: 4897 Longhill Road. Venue phone: (757) 258-9701. “Rethink Possible,” presented by Forté. More Information. Facebook Event Page
03/16/2018 Raleigh, NC St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
Time: 7:00 PM. Admission: $0. Address: 7506 Falls of Neuse Road. Venue phone: (919) 847-1913. “Rethink Possible,” presented by Forté. More Information. Facebook Event Page
03/17/2018 Lilburn, GA All Saints Lutheran Church
Time: 7:00 PM. Admission: $0. Address: 722 Rockbridge Road SW. Venue phone: (770) 923-7283. “Rethink Possible,” presented by Forté. More Information. Facebook Event Page
03/18/2018 Macon, GA Vineville United Methodist Church
Time: 4:00 PM. Admission: $0. Address: 2045 Vineville Avenue. Venue phone: (478) 745-3331. “Rethink Possible,” presented by Forté. More Information. Facebook Event Page
03/19/2018 Nashville, TN Woodmont Christian Church
Time: 7:00 PM. Admission: $0. Address: 3601 Hillsboro Pike. Venue phone: (615) 297-8563. “Rethink Possible,” presented by Forté. More Information. Facebook Event Page
03/20/2018 Conway, AR First United Methodist Church
Time: 7:00 PM. Admission: $0. Address: 1610 Prince Street. Venue phone: (501) 329-3801. “Rethink Possible,” presented by Forté. More Information. Facebook Event Page
03/21/2018 Norman, OK St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church
Time: 7:00 PM. Admission: $0. Address: 1801 W. Brooks Street. Venue phone: (405) 321-4988. “Rethink Possible,” presented by Forté. More Information. Facebook Event Page
03/22/2018 Dodge City, KS Grace Community Church
Time: 7:00 PM. Admission: $0. Address: 500 Ross Boulevard. Venue phone: (620) 225-5033. “Rethink Possible,” presented by Forté. More Information. Facebook Event Page
04/13/2018 Monument, CO Monument Community Presbyterian Church
Time: 7:30 PM. Admission: $0. Address: 238 Third Street. Venue phone: (719) 481-3902. “Rethink Possible,” presented by Forté. More Information. Facebook Event Page
04/14/2018 Centennial, CO Our Father Lutheran Church
Time: 7:30 PM. Admission: $0. Address: 6335 S. Holly Street. Venue phone: (303) 779-1332. “Rethink Possible,” presented by Forté. More Information. Facebook Event Page
04/15/2018 Colorado Springs, CO Broadmoor Community Church
Time: 3:00 PM. Admission: $0. Address: 315 Lake Avenue. Venue phone: (719) 473-1807. “Rethink Possible,” presented by Forté. Part of Broadmoor Community Church’s 2017-2018 Concert Series. More Information. Facebook Event Page
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“Rejoice!”

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Come join Forté for a mix of Christmas classics and a few other favorites at “Rejoice!”
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“On the Road Again” Midwest Tour


The Forté Handbell Quartet from Colorado Springs, CO will be touring to the Midwest this fall, September 29 – October 8!

Forté is a Christian group but we don’t play all Christian music – we perform a wide variety of styles, including but not limited to Celtic, techno, pop-country, classical, contemporary Christian, and new age. If you’ve never seen or heard handbells before, this would be an excellent opportunity to take a look into our world and what the instrument is capable of… and our tagline and motto is “Rethink Possible”, so even if you’re familiar with handbells, chances are good you’ll see something new and different from the instrument! The concert will be approximately 1.5 hours and include an intermission. Hope to see you there!
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Forté releases “Hosanna”

Forté’s music video for “Hosanna” (by Carl Tuttle, arr. Patricia Sanders Cota) is now on Youtube! Get this and several other of our music videos on our “Rethink Possible” DVD!

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Forté and PPR present, “Joining Forces”

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Forté and the Pikes Peak Ringers are once again “Joining Forces” to bring you a combined concert, including favorites like “Sail Away” and “Gabriel’s Oboe.” Come join us for a great evening of fun and music!
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“Celebrate!”

Celebrate!

Forté’s Tenth Anniversary Concert

Forté was founded in 2007, which means this is our tenth anniversary (or birthday?)! We figure this is reason enough for celebration and can’t wait to share the music (a mix of old favorites and new arrangements) with you. Bring your friends!
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“Extending the Season”

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Forté isn’t quite finished celebrating Christmas just yet! We hope you’ll join us to share in some Christmas favorites and some new (and old favorite) non-Christmas music as well.
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Forté releases “All of Me”

Forté’s music video for “All of Me” (by Jon Schmidt/The Piano Guys) is now on Youtube! Get this and several other of our music videos on our “Rethink Possible” DVD!

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Forté releases “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”

Also available on our DVD “Rethink Possible,” the music video for “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” is now available on YouTube! We hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed making it!

The video was filmed at Bishop Castle, near Rye, Colorado, and features the Piano Guys’ arrangement, which we adapted for bowed chimes (Dillon Ekle), handbell tree (Megan Reishus) and handbells (Luke Nabeta and Tory Marting).

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PPR presents, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

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You’re cordially invited to kick off the Christmas season with the Pikes Peak Ringers as we perform many well-known carols, including a special appearance by the Forté Handbell Quartet! A free-will offering will be collected. Read more ›

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