Maintaining a Successful Church-Based Handbell Program

This 3-course series covers topics relevant to a faith-based handbell program.  Select just one or get all three.

Session 1: If You Build It, Will They Come?

A case for developing multiple handbell choirs within the liturgical setting. Session number 1 will explore the benefits of building a fully-graded handbell ministry, the rationale behind it, and offer possibilities for a variety of developments and approaches.

Instructor: Brian Childers

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Session 3: Ringing Deeply

Setting the table for ringers to connect with their Creator. Session number 3 will explore the place of spirituality within the handbell choir community and ways to encourage ringers, choirs, and directors to embrace the Holiness within themselves and their rehearsals.

Instructor: Brian Childers

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Session 2: Creative Rehearsal Techniques

A variety of approaches to get what you want from your ringers. Session number 2 will dive into various approaches to rehearsing music to help your ringers grasp and retain concepts, and move towards their best ringing.

Instructor: Brian Childers

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Composer of a variety of forms of music or handbells, choral , and large ensemble. Music Advisor for HMA, and Conductor and coach for handbell ensembles. "Ringing Deeply" Brian's book of devotions for ringers and directors is being used by handbell groups across the United States and beyond. Brian's music is available through a variety of publishers, including his own "Bellissimo Publications: available through Jeffers.