Happy Hour

with Bell and Friends

Online Concert Series

These Concert Series are free of charge but we would greatly appreciate your contribution

to help cover the costs of the production. All donations are divided equally between the performers.

Thank you!

COVID19 was just as unexpected as snow in July. And so were chaos and panic that followed, and I know we were all if not physically then emotionally affected. We were depressed, scared, and intimidated by the pandemic.

 

I spent the first few weeks of the quarantine not being able to function, and for a long time I had days when I was terrified for myself and my family, and at times the fear was paralyzing.

But one morning in the fall of 2020 I woke up and said to myself: "Self, we need to figure something out to make us all feel better".

Easier said than done. Just like millions of musicians around the world, I found myself stuck at home. All my concerts in the US and abroad were canceled, and we were all hurting emotionally and financially.

 

And this was not just about musicians. You, our audience, the people for whom we perform, were deprived of something you love: going to live concerts. So... I wanted to do what I could to make it better for all of us, that is why I launched my online concert series.

For over a year, every Sunday at 5 PM I performed from home, so you, my friends, could grab a drink, sit back, and enjoy the music. Sometimes it was just me, and sometimes I was joined by my friends-musicians also performing from their homes.  The quality of sound might not have been perfect but believe me, we put our hearts and souls into these performances to help you keep your spirit up. And frankly, our own as well because

 

We are all connected and we were in it together!

Just click on the link below and enjoy

 

THE HAPPY HOUR 

 

These concerts are free of charge but

ALL MUSICIANS INVOLVED IN THIS PROJECT WOULD GREATLY APPRECIATE YOUR DONATION.

All contributions are divided equally between the performers.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATRONAGE! 

Happy Hour with Bell and Friends

NOW AND FOREVER

Sunday, February 14  |  5 pm PDT

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Greg Schreiner

piano

Marina Kesler

mezzo-soprano

Veronica Bell

soprano

suggested donation $15