AGEHR past president, founding member, and Honorary Life member Mary Gilkeson McCleary, 97, passed away on October 15, 2017 at Elim Park in Cheshire, Connecticut.read more
We have many members and fellow handbell musicians in Puerto Rico who are suffering and struggling in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Many still need basic items to survive as they work to rebuild their lives. Following are a few ways you can help. We will...read more
Call for Faculty & Performer Submissions for National Seminar 2018 – Deadline October 15; New Back to Bells Locations Added – Register Now; Distinctly Bronze West Registration Opens October 17; More…read more
The National Seminar planning committee is seeking submissions from those interested in sharing their talents and expertise at our annual event. The event is scheduled for July 17-21 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel and DeVos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids,...read more
Registration for the 18th International Symposium in Cairns, Queensland, Australia, is now open. The Symposium will be be August 6-11, 2018. Registration details can be found at www.internationalhandbells.org. According to Symposium convenor Carmel Daveson, "The...read more
We are pleased to announce the addition of two new Honorary Life members this year at National Seminar in Anaheim, California. These dedicated individuals have devoted many years of their lives to growing and improving the art of handbell and handchime ringing and to furthering the mission of Handbell Musicians of America.read more
Membership in Handbell Musicians of America…
- Gives you opportunities to connect and form life-long friendships with other handbell musicians.
- Provides you with unparalleled access to opportunities for learning from the most innovative, talented and knowledgeable people in the art.
- Makes you an integral part of an organization that is THE principal voice of the handbell/handchime art form and is dedicated to advancing the art through education, community and communication.