The most prestigious designation Handbell Musicians of America bestows is the Honorary Life Membership. This distinction is reserved for individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the art of handbell ringing. In HMA’s 69-year history, only 40 people have received this honor to date. The following individuals have been granted the distinction of Honorary Life Member. They have all made major contributions to the Guild, giving freely of their time and talents to help advance the art of handbell and handchime ringing in America.
*Indicates member is deceased