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Overtones is the official journal of Handbell Musicians of America. Here you will find educational, informational, and feature articles about the Guild and the handbell world as well as commentaries, helpful tips, and free music.

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Through MemberChats and MemberNotes, we bring you insightful articles and informative, live chats with the movers and shakers of the handbell art form.

Find engaging live and virtual learning opportunities through our national events held across the country throughout the year.

The Handbell Musicians of America Resource Library offers a large and growing collection of articles, interactive PDFs, PowerPoint webinars, videos, and more to help you expand your knowledge as a handbell musician.

Here you will find fun activities, articles, tips, and resources.  All members are welcome to enjoy these new benefits, but they were designed with ringers in mind.

A depository of valuable information an tools to assist our Area board members in the important work they do for our membership.

Upcoming Events

National Seminar 2018 - Saturday, July 21 ONLY

07/21/2018 - 07/21/2018

DeVos Place Convention Center, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel

Challenge(R)ing 2018

08/03/2018 - 08/04/2018

Area 2, Rush, NY, New York

18th International Handbell Symposium Youth Festival

08/03/2018 - 08/06/2018

Cairns, Queensland

18th International Handchime Festival

08/06/2018 - 08/09/2018

Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland

18th International Handbell Symposium Individual Registration

08/06/2018 - 08/11/2018

Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland

18th International Handbell Symposium Choir/Ensemble Registration

08/06/2018 - 08/11/2018

Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland

Challenge(R)ing 2018

08/10/2018 - 08/11/2018

Area 2, Mechanicsburg, PA, Pennsylvania

Area 3 Directors' Seminar

08/17/2018 - 08/18/2018

Area 3, Roanoke, VA, Virginia

2018 Reading Session

08/18/2018 - 08/18/2018

Area 8, St. Louis, MO, Missouri

3rd Annual Emmaus Handbell Workshop

08/18/2018 - 08/18/2018

Area 4, Orange City, FL, Florida

August Adventure

08/18/2018 - 08/18/2018

Area 9, Houston, TX, Texas

Half-Day Workshop for Ringers and Directors

08/18/2018 - 08/18/2018

Area 12, Escondido, CA, California

Workshop with Timbre

08/25/2018 - 08/25/2018

Area 12, Victorville, CA, California

Area 12 Director's Workshop

09/08/2018 - 09/08/2018

Area 12, Long Beach, CA, California

Pacific NW Handbell Directors and Musicians Forum

09/08/2018 - 09/08/2018

Area 10, Beaverton, OR, Oregon

Intro to Massed Ringing

09/08/2018 - 09/08/2018

Area 12, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

Fall Kick Off with Sondra Tucker

09/08/2018 - 09/08/2018

Area 4, Warner Robins, GA, Georgia

Greater Dallas Handbell Association 2018 Fall Workshop

09/15/2018 - 09/15/2018

Area 9, Southlake, TX, Texas

Fall Handbell Workshop with Michael Mazzatenta

09/22/2018 - 09/22/2018

Area 9, San Antonio, TX,Texas

Workshop with Timbré

09/22/2018 - 09/22/2018

Area 12, Los Angeles, CA, California

Autumn Leaves and Handbells PLEASE!

09/22/2018 - 09/22/2018

Area 8, Prairie Village, KS, Kansas

Area 12 Director's Workshop

09/29/2018 - 09/29/2018

Area 12, Walnut Creek, CA, California

Distinctly Bronze East 2018

10/04/2018 - 10/07/2019

New Bern Riverfront Convention Center

Coppers Classic 2018

10/11/2018 - 10/14/2018

Area 10, Portland, OR, Oregon

Ringers Workshop 2018

10/13/2018 - 10/13/2018

Area 3, Mt. Airy, MD, Maryland