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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

College Ring-In 2019

01/06/2019 - 01/08/2019

Redemption Lutheran Church

Las Vegas 12th Night Handbell Festival

01/11/2019 - 01/12/2019

Area 12, Boulder City, NV, Nevada

National Board Discussion - Winter 2019

01/12/2019 - 01/12/2019

Snake River Handbell Conference

02/01/2019 - 02/02/2019

Area 10, Nampa, ID, Idaho

Greater Dallas Handbell Association Intermediate Festival

02/09/2019 - 02/09/2019

Area 9, Southlake, TX, Texas

Greater Dallas Handbell Association Advanced Festival

02/23/2019 - 02/23/2019

Area 9, Southlake, TX, Texas

BELL-A-BRATION 2019

02/24/2019 - 02/24/2019

Area 8, St. Louis, MO, Missouri

Distinctly Bronze West 2019

02/28/2019 - 03/03/2019

The Resort at the Mountain

2019 Florida State Handbell Festival

03/01/2019 - 03/02/2019

Area 4, Lake Placid, FL, Florida

Ring in the Spring 2019

03/02/2019 - 03/02/2019

Area 8, Leawood, KS, Kansas

Lowcountry Handbell Workshop

03/08/2019 - 03/09/2019

Area 4, Charleston, SC, South Carolina

Capital Area Young Ringers Festival

03/09/2019 - 03/09/2019

Area 3, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina

Area 3 Ocean City Handbell Festival

03/15/2019 - 03/16/2019

Area 3, Ocean City, MD, Maryland

Bell Tower Ringers Handbell Festival

03/22/2019 - 03/23/2019

Area 3, Salisbury, NC, North Carolina

Inland Northwest Handbell Workshop

03/22/2019 - 03/23/2019

Area 10, Pullman, WA, Washington

National Board Discussion - Spring 2019

03/23/2019 - 03/23/2019

2019 Area 3 Chesapeake Spring Festival

03/29/2019 - 03/30/2019

Ares 3, Chesapeake, VA, Virginia

Area 5 Spring 2019 Festival/Conference

03/29/2019 - 03/30/2019

Area 5, Dayton, OH, Ohio

Sacramento Area Spring Ring

03/30/2019 - 03/30/2019

Area 12, Sacramento, CA, California

2019 Spring Ring

04/06/2019 - 04/06/2019

Area 9, Stillwater, OK, Oklahoma

Spring Ring - Central Texas

04/06/2019 - 04/06/2019

Area 9, Austin, TX, Texas

26th Annual Nittany Valley Handbell Festival

04/06/2019 - 04/06/2019

Area 2, Bellefonte, PA, Pennsylvania

North Texas Spring Ring

04/06/2019 - 04/06/2019

Area 9, Ft. Worth, TX, Texas

Eau Claire Area Ring

04/13/2019 - 04/13/2019

Area 7, Eau Claire, WI, Wisconsin

Big Sky Handbell Festival

04/26/2019 - 04/27/2019

Area 10, Billings, MT, Montana