Jennie Blomquist

Jennie BlomquistJennie, The Fountains Handbell Choir Director, is a 47 year resident of Scottsdale, 27 of which she spent teaching in the Scottsdale School District. She is married to Roy Blomquist who was a long-term project manager for Motorola, American Express and IBM. He is also an organist and handbell director. Between them, they have four children, 15 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

Jennie has been involved in handbells for 35 years. She has played and subbed in a variety of church choirs over the years. She and her husband are members of Handbell Musicians of america and were in leadership roles in Arizona and Area 11 where they planned and attended many local and state events and attended many national Seminars around the country. For the last 17 years she has been a member of Campanillas del Sol, an auditioned community choir. She has traveled extensively with bells, having attended international symposia in Australia and Japan, enjoyed a Campanillas performing tour to the Netherlands, Belgium and France and most recently educational trips to Israel, Finland and Estonia and last summer to the Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland.

Jennie’s other hobbies include cooking, reading, machine embroidery and three golden Retrievers.