Handbell Technique

Four-in-Hand Dexterity Drills

These practice drills will help you develop strong four-in-hand skills for both interlocked and non-interlocked styles. We’ll cover ringing in all directions, switching out bells with one or two hands, switching between styles on the fly, stacking and re-stacking, and more!

Instructor: Michèle Sharik

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Fundamentals of Music

Does looking at that printed music overwhelm you?  Don’t let it intimidate you.  Learn about music fundamentals!  Discover how to understand, read, and interpret all that musical material on the page.  This course is the very basic of music fundamentals—notation, meter, staffs, and musical elements are explained in this course. Let’s “start at the very beginning: a very good place to start.”

Instructor: Kathy Kellum

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Full Hands, Full Hearts: Six-in-Hand

Are you ready for the next level challenge? Six-in-hand is for you! Learn at least three ways to play three bells in each hand, as well as the ergonomic and practical concerns of each style.

Instructor: Michèle Sharik

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The Right Tool for the Job: Seven Ways to do Four-in-Hand

Playing handbells involves a lot of problem-solving, and problems are easier to solve if you have the right tools. Learn seven ways to do four-in-hand and see how many problems YOU can solve!

Instructor: Michèle Sharik

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