Area 7

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Paul A. McKlveen

Web Site Administrator

871 Mandalay Terrace
De Pere, WI  54115-4112
Home: 920-339-8994
Work: 920-592-8219

Paul began ringing handbells in 1974, and continues to pursue his hobby as a director, clinician, festival conductor and composer.

Currently he is serving as the Music Director for Encore!, a community handbell ensemble based in Oshkosh, WI.  He has served as the Handbell Program coordinator at First Presbyterian Church, Neenah WI; conductor of Rezound!, an auditioned community handbell ensemble located in the Kansas City area; and was the Director of Handbell Ministries at White Plains United Methodist Church in Cary, NC for four and a half years.  For six and a half years he served as the Assistant Director of the Raleigh Ringers, an auditioned community handbell ensemble which he helped to form.  He has also directed an adult handbell choir at First Baptist Church in Cary, NC; youth, adult and children handbell choirs at First Baptist Church in Matthews, NC.  For Area 3 of the Handbell Musicians of America, Inc., he has served as the North Carolina State Chairman, Secretary, and Chairman.

Paul enjoys composing and has won several composition contests. He presently has approximately ninety published compositions.

Paul is employed by Schneider National as an Enterprise Application Integration Engineer within the Information Technology department. He received a BS in Computer Science and a BS in Mathematics from North Carolina State University.

He makes his home in De Pere, Wisconsin with his wife, Sue, his two daughters, Sarah and Alyssa, their two Boston Terriers, Calvin and Hobbes, and their Frenchton, Webster.

Check out his web site at

There are many opportunities for you to share your time and handbell enthusiasm:

  1. Consider being a District Leader.  Contact someone on the Board to discuss your options.
  2. Complete & submit a Ringer/Director Survey to indicate your interests.

Keep your membership active, and actively participate in your membership.

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