Cheryl Baker has been ringing handbells since 1972, and directing since 1977. She holds a Bachelors of Music degree in Church Music from Westminster Choir College (Princeton NJ), with her principle instrument as voice and a minor in organ. She plays many instruments, including violin, piano, recorder, guitar, and solo handbells. Cheryl is an accomplished choral, handbell, and orchestral conductor, as well as a composer and handbell clinician. She is published with National Music Publishers, Hinshaw, and is proprietor of Bronze:FX. She has served on the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers' Area XII Board since 1990 as Secretary, Newsletter Editor, Conference Chairman, and currently as Chairman-Elect. She has had several articles published in the AGEHR magazine "Overtones." Cheryl and her husband Cris and children Kimberley and Kevin live in Grass Valley, California.
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