E-Notes January 2018

Distinctly Bronze Associate Conductor Program Returns; Summer Event Details Now Available; Master Class in Composition added to Summer Events; more.

Linda Minnotte

 from Linda Minnotte “I’m In because I ring” is a wonderful statement. Since 2006, when I attended my first Distinctly Bronze, I feel like I’ve been IN—in with a group of dedicated, talented and wonderful handbell musicians. Thanks to Handbell Musicians of America,...

Holiday Office Hours

The national office will be closed between Christmas and New Year’s Day. During this time, staff will monitor email and address urgent matters as needed. We will resume normal hours on Monday, January 2. We hope you have a wonderful holiday season.

Brenda Austin

 from Brenda Austin Everything I needed to know about handbells, I learned from Handbell Musicians of America! If it were not for HMA, I would still be in the dark, creating less-than-inspiring handbell offerings. My story, of course, is the same as stories I’ve heard...

Nick Hanson

 from Nick Hanson “They’re all standing up?”, my 13-year old self asked my friend Brian. “I know, it’s awesome!” he replied. This was the moment I realized that handbells and handbell ringing were truly something special. It was...