• In Memory of Andrew Flanagan

    Honorary Life Member and the Guild’s first executive director, Andrew Flanagan, passed away August 8, 2014. See more HERE.

  • Distinctly Bronze Associate Conductor Program

    Applications Now Being Accepted Handbell Musicians of America is pleased to announce a new opportunity for conductors who wish to work with massed handbell ensembles – the Distinctly Bronze Associate Conductor. Our goal for this program is to identify, train and nurture potential new conductors for massed ringing events throughout the Guild. Through an extensive […]

  • Handbell Musicians of America Names Two Honorary Life Members

    At the opening banquet of this year’s National Seminar in Atlanta, Georgia, the Guild named two Honorary Life Members, Debbie Rice and Valerie Stephenson, for their many years of exceptional service to the Guild and to the art of handbell ringing. Read all about our newest honorees as well as all of our past honorees […]

  • Pre-Register for Pinnacle 2015 and Save!

    Pinnacle returns in 2015 and we are giving you the opportunity to pre-register and lock-in a discounted registration rate for the event.  Pre-register before September 30, 2014, and lock the registration fee at $330.  Plus, get the opportunity to register for classes and tracks before anyone else.  All those who pre-register by the deadline will […]

  • Pinnacle 2015 – Call for Performers and Faculty

    The Pinnacle 2015 Planning Committee is seeking submissions from those interested in sharing their expertise and talents at the Handbell Musicians of America Pinnacle event scheduled for July 15-18, 2015, at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas.  Detailed requirements and application forms are available below.  DEADLINE FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS IS OCTOBER 1, 2014. Pinnacle is […]

  • Master Series 2015 – Registration Open

    January 23 – 26, 2015 – Cincinnati Airport Marriott Our Master Series event offers participants the opportunity to concentrate on one area of study over the course of the event.  Small class sizes, dedicated instructors, and comfortable accommodations set the scene for personal one-on-one attention where the student can immerse themselves in their topic of […]

  • Distinctly Bronze East Registration – Waiting List

    The event for advanced handbell musicians under the direction of Kevin McChesney returns to New Bern, North Carolina, October 9-12, 2014.  Registration is currently full.  A waiting list has been started. Click above for complete event information and registration materials.