Brian Childers is an accomplished composer, conductor, and clinician. His choral, instrumental, and handbell works are performed throughout the world. He is in demand as a featured clinician at music conferences and workshops across the nation.

Brian earned the bachelor of music degree in piano performance from Appalachian State University and the master of divinity degree in church music from the M. Christopher White School of Divinity at Gardner-Webb University. From 2012-2015, he served as Artistic Director of the Queen City Ringers, a community handbell ensemble based in Charlotte, NC. He has served churches throughout the Southeast, building vibrant programs for choirs, handbells and instrumentalists at each. He currently serves as Minister of Music at First Baptist Church of Roswell, GA, where he oversees music ministry to children and youth and adults.

Brian is married to Keely Childers, a professional counselor and has two adult children, Hannah and Spencer, both of whom served as drum majors in their respective high school and college marching bands. Brian is an avid runner and a rabid fan of the San Antonio Spurs.

Brian accepts commissions in the concert band, choral, handbell and piano genres. He enjoys partnering with others in creating and shaping music that is meaningful, expressive and timely. His first book, “Ringing Deeply” a devotional book for directors, ringers, and bell fans has been received with strong reviews. You can learn more about “Ringing Deeply” and Brian’s compositions and conducting schedule at BrianChilders.org

"Ringing Deeply" by Brian Childers (digital download)

"Ringing Deeply" makes a great gift or keepsake for the ringers and bell directors in your life. Thoughtful, insightful, and inspirational, these devotions will inspire handbell musicians to deeper, more meaningful ringing and living.

FEATURES Scripture, Reflections, Prayers. Recommended Ringing, beautiful photography
TOPICS Church Year, Seasons, Celebrations 
INDEXES Scripture, Composer, Title 

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$15.00

"Ringing Deeply" by Brian Childers (paperback)

"Ringing Deeply" makes a great gift or keepsake for the ringers and bell directors in your life. Thoughtful, insightful, and inspirational, these devotions will inspire handbell musicians to deeper, more meaningful ringing and living.

FEATURES Scripture, Reflections, Prayers. Recommended Ringing, beautiful photography
TOPICS Church Year, Seasons, Celebrations 
INDEXES Scripture, Composer, Title 

Printed Material
$20.00

A Friend For Life (handbell solo)

A FRIEND FOR LIFE - Brian Childers - handbell solo with keyboard accompaniment

This original work is mesmerizing and beautiful. The masterful interplay of themes between the ringer and keyboardist make for a stunning addition to worship, concert, or a wedding.

Musical Score
$7.50

Amazing Trust (3-6 octaves handbells)

AMAZING TRUST - arr. Brian Childers - 3-6 octaves handbells - Level IV

A well-conceived blending of Amazing Grace and 'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus, this beautiful arrangement will easily find a place in worship or concert.

Musical Score
$25.00

Amazing Trust (handbell solo)

AMAZING TRUST - arr. Brian Childers - handbell solo with keyboard accompaniment

A well-conceived blending of Amazing Grace and 'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus, this beautiful arrangement will easily find a place in worship or concert.

Musical Score
$7.50

Away in a Manger (handbell solo - Childers)

AWAY IN A MANGER - arr. Brian Childers - handbell solo with keyboard accompaniment

Brian Childers works his magic on this easy-to-learn but musically sophisticated arrangement of this Christmas favorite. Using the lovely "Cradle Song" tune, this is a marvelous choice for concert and worship.

Musical Score
$7.50

Blessed Assurance (Childers) (3-5 octaves handbells)

BLESSED ASSURANCE - arr. Brian Childers - 3-5 octaves handbells with optional flute or violin and optional percussion - Level IV

Imagine your congregation or audience completely mesmerized by beautiful, worshipful music. That's what you'll find when you explore the musicality and heartfelt wonder in this magical arrangement of the favorite hymn. Your choir will be at their musical best, and your listeners will be transported. (See the Related Products below for a link to the handbell solo version of this arrangement.)

Musical Score
$25.00

Blessed Assurance (handbell solo)

BLESSED ASSURANCE - Phoebe Knapp/arr. Brian Childers - handbell solo with keyboard accompaniment and optional C instrument

Dramatic setting for solo ringer and optional C instrument by Brian Childers. Accompaniment includes keyboard and optional percussion (timpani, suspended cymbal, glockenspiel, and wind chimes), C instrument (such as flute). An outstanding offering for worship or concert - gives the solo ringer every chance to really shine in this exuberant arrangement of the hymn tune Assurance.

Musical Score
$7.50

Good Christian Friends Rejoice (handbell solo)

GOOD CHRISTIAN FRIENDS REJOICE - In Dulci Jubilo/arr. Brian Childers - handbell solo with keyboard accompaniment

This lilting in style, constant meter, crisp and rythmic B4 - B6 solo arrangement is fun to perform! Gyros, ring-touch, and other techniques keeps it fresh and vital!

Musical Score
$7.50

Holy, Holy, Holy (handbell solo)

HOLY, HOLY, HOLY - arr. Brian Childers - handbell solo with keyboard accompaniment and optional C instrument

A dramatic setting for solo ringer and optional C instrument by Brian Childers. Accompaniment includes percussion (timpani and suspended cymbal), keyboard, and C instrument part (such as flute). Wow! This solid presentation of the hymn tune Nicaea will make your musical presentation soar - a superb offering for worship or concert settings!

Musical Score
$7.50