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Uniting people to create a diverse community in which handbell musicians of all skill levels realize their full potential through a musically respected art form.

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National Seminar 2017

Our annual National Seminar and Distinctly Teen events are expanded to include Master Class in Conducting, offering something for ALL handbell musicians.

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Don't miss our next

Ringing the National Anthem
with a panel of handbell musicians who have organized National Anthem performances at sporting events.

Saturday, May 13, 2017
1 p.m. Eastern.



The Spring 2017 Issue of
Overtones is now online

Handbell Bucks


Recent News

E-Notes June 2017

Specials on both daily and full National Seminar registration for member and non-members; National Seminar concerts to stream live; National Seminar silent auction; More.

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E-Notes May 2017

Virtual Bell Academy – One Class Left, Past Sessions Available for Purchase; National Seminar – Register Before Classes Begin to Fill; Enjoy Online Overtones Content and Other Resources in Our Members-Only Section; More…

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National Board Election Results

Handbell Musicians of America is pleased to announce the results of our recent National Board election. Jill Fedon, President-Elect Bill Mathis, At-Large Director Linda Minnotte, At-Large Director Kyle Webber, At-Large Director These new members will begin their...

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E-Notes April 2017

This Month National Board Election Results Virtual Bell Academy - More Classes Coming! National Seminar - Daily Registration Now Open Music Notes from John Behnke SUBSCRIBE TO E-NOTES National Events GO HERE to find out more about all our national events. Please...

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Support us through AmazonSmile

Support Handbell Musicians of America through AmazonSmile Handbell Musicians of America We're excited to announce that Handbell Musicians of America is now an AmazonSmile participant!AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support the Guild every time you shop at...

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Handbell Certification, Instructor Accreditation Event

Handbell Techniques, Music Theory and Conducting Level 1 Certification  Handbell Techniques 1 and Music Theory 1 Instructor Accreditation Presented by Handbell Musicians of America and Area 2 Newtown United Methodist Church, Newtown PA REGISTER EARLY! We reserve the...

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Handbell Musicians of America Spectacular at Disneyland

We’ve done the National Anthem in a Major League ball park. We’ve broken a world record. And now we bring you a chance to perform in the most magical place on earth, Disneyland®. Stay an extra day at Seminar and participate in another truly unique opportunity The...

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Virtual Bell Academy

  Participate in engaging and informative courses in Handbell Musicianship from the comfort of your home, office or rehearsal space. The Virtual Bell Academy offers courses on a variety of topics related to handbell musicianship all from your computer, laptop, or...

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Why Join?

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.

We can do together what no one can do alone.

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