Seminar 2023 Call for Faculty, Conductors, Performers

We will begin taking applications
Friday, September 23

February 24-26, 2023

New Bern, North Carolina
Brenda Austin, Conductor

February 23-26, 2023

New Bern, North Carolina
Fred Gramann, Conductor

WAITING LIST AVAILABLE

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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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Handbell Bucks


Visit our Member Extras section of our members only site, where you will find fun activities, articles, tips, and resources.  All members are welcome to enjoy these benefits, but they were designed with ringers in mind.

Video of the Month

Mark Lamback directs the Dunwoody (Georgia) United Methodist Church Handbell Ringers in “Beach Spring Stomp,” arranged by Jeffrey Honoré.

Recent News

E-Notes September 2022

Honorary Life and National Board Nominations; National Seminar 2023 Call for Faculty, Conductors, Performers; Spots Still Open for Reaching for Bronze 2023; more…

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HMA Names New Executive Director

From HMA National Board President, Jill Fedon... I am pleased to announce Linda Onorevole as Executive Director of Handbell Musicians of America. Linda comes to HMA with extensive experience in arts administration and development, as well as a passion for arts...

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Policy Regarding the Use of Tablets to Hold Music

Handbell Musicians of America recognizes that many musicians are using tablet computers instead of traditional music stands to hold music and that some among our membership would like to use this option when participating in ringing and performance activities at...

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National Events

GO HERE to find out more about all our national events.

October 6-9, 2022
Portland, Oregon


February 23-26, 2023
New Bern, North Carolina
REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!


February 24-26, 2023
New Bern, North Carolina
REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!

CONCERT
LIVE STREAM

We will be live streaming the Symposium Massed Ringing Concert on YouTube at 3:00 pm on Saturday, August 6. We hope you will share the opportunity to watch and listen to this performance with all your friends, family, and fellow handbell lovers.

IN-PERSON
CONCERT ATTENDANCE

If you, or folks you know, are in the Nashville area we hope you will attend the Symposium Massed Ringing Concert on Saturday, August 6 at 3:00 pm. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online in advance (preferred!) or at the door.

National Events

GO HERE to find out more about all our national events.

October 6-9, 2022
Portland, Oregon


February 23-26, 2023
New Bern, North Carolina
REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!


February 24-26, 2023
New Bern, North Carolina
REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!

Video of the Month

Be sure to watch your inbox and your mailbox this week for both the print version and online version of the Summer 2022 edition of Overtones, which features an article about renowned handbell composer Cynthia Dobrinski, who passed away last fall. Our Video of the Month selection this month is Baylor University’s Baylor Bronze performing Cynthia’s “Rondo Passacaglia” at their winter concert in December, 2009.

Recent News

E-Notes September 2022

Honorary Life and National Board Nominations; National Seminar 2023 Call for Faculty, Conductors, Performers; Spots Still Open for Reaching for Bronze 2023; more…

read more

HMA Names New Executive Director

From HMA National Board President, Jill Fedon... I am pleased to announce Linda Onorevole as Executive Director of Handbell Musicians of America. Linda comes to HMA with extensive experience in arts administration and development, as well as a passion for arts...

read more

Policy Regarding the Use of Tablets to Hold Music

Handbell Musicians of America recognizes that many musicians are using tablet computers instead of traditional music stands to hold music and that some among our membership would like to use this option when participating in ringing and performance activities at...

read more

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...

read more


 

Handbell Bucks


Visit our Member Extras section of our members only site, where you will find fun activities, articles, tips, and resources.  All members are welcome to enjoy these benefits, but they were designed with ringers in mind.

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.