Bring Estonia to the USA!

Help us Bring  Campanelli Handbell Ensemble from Estonia to the USA
in 2017!  SCROLL DOWN for New Concert Dates!

 In October 2013, composer, Susan T. Nelson was invited to Tallinn, Estonia by conductor Inna Lai to attend an “author’s concert” in her honor. The two dreamed of bringing this “Sue’s Blues” concert to the USA, and with your help we will realize this goal, July 2017!  We are thrilled to announce that this concert will feature works by noted Estonian composers Inna Lai and Liis Viira, in addition to Susan’s compositions.  Please show your support for women composers and the art of ringing by donating to this exciting, groundbreaking event!

Click HERE for the article in the Hamilton Post to learn the story behind this international collaboration; and HERE for the commercial documentary film about that project. 

100% of monies donated will go directly to fund this project so all donors play an active role in bringing these fine musicians to the United States. Find out if your employer has a “Matching Funds Program” which may double your gift.  Sponsored by the Estonia Outreach Committee, Hamilton Twp., NJ.

All donors will be listed in the program unless they wish to remain anonymous. Go Fund Me does accept international donations. Suggested gifts: 
-Ringer, up to $10.00
-Tins $25.00
-Coppers $50.00
-Bronze $100.00:  An in Person Tour of the Virtual Handbell Museum.  See, play and learn the history of the instruments!
-Gold $250.00 (limited 3 left): Half hour private handbell composition lesson in person or via Skype.
-Platinum $500.00 (limited 4 available): Hour long private handbell composition lesson in person or via Skype.
-Major supporter, $1,000.00 (limited 1 left):  Commission a handbell composition  from Susan T. Nelson.



Estonian House, 243 E 34th St, New York, NY 10016, Friday, July 21, 2017, 7:00 PM
Our Lady of Sorrows, 3816 East State St. Ext., Hamilton, NJ 08619, Sunday, July 23, 2017, 7:00 PM
St. Paul Lutheran, 130 Cable Avenue, Beachwood, NJ 08722, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 7:00 PM
Malmark Sponsored Concert, Visitor Center, Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Rd., Washington Crossing, PA, Friday, 7/28/2017, 7:00 pm

This project is being made possible by generous grants and support from the following organizations: 
Malmark Bellcraftsmen,
Heitz Handbells & Music, 
Larry & Carla Sue,
Estonia Outreach Committee of Hamilton:  Cecilia Gilligo, Nancy Scanlan, William Simon, Susan T. Nelson,

Handbell Industry Council members or corporations that wish to become major benefactors may contact us at the email listed above.  For more info and other ways to give:  Campanelli in 2017!


  • Jean Stroff 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 36 mos
  • Lauren Sanders 
    • $90 
    • 37 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 37 mos
  • Barbara Rios 
    • $25 
    • 37 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $24 
    • 37 mos
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Susan T. Nelson 
Hamilton, NJ
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