Monica S. McGowan, Artistic Director

Twin Cities Bronze receives its musical and artistic direction from Monica S. McGowan, who also rings in the ensemble. She took her music education background (Bachelor of Science, Music Education, Chadron State College, Chadron, Nebraska) and found her life's passion in handbells. A quarter century later, she is a ringer, director, clinician and conductor. Whether it's with the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers (AGEHR), the International Music Camp, Artistic Director for Twin Cities Bronze or as Master Bell Technician at Ringing Restorations, Monica brings her extensive training, experience and enthusiasm for handbells and handchimes to every forum and venue.

Twin Cities Bronze is a musical ensemble specializing in the playing of English handbells. The group is from the Minneapolis-St. Paul region and recently performed a showcase concert in Nashville, Tenn., at "Pinnacle," a special handbell event put on by the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers Inc. (AGEHR).  Twin Cities Bronze is directed by Monica S. McGowan.