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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.

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

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.

Handbell Musicians of America is excited to announce a new membership health insurance benefit that can help keep you, your family, and even your small business cost-effectively covered and healthy.

Upcoming Events

 

National Board Discussion - Fall 2019

10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019

Free Fall Workshop (Beyond Two Bells)

10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019

Area 1, Gales Ferry, CT, Connecticut

Free Fall Workshop (Boot Camp)

10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019

Area 1, Exeter, NH, New Hampshire

Fall 2019 Area Leadership Training

11/01/2019 - 11/02/2019

Free Fall Workshop (Boot Camp)

11/02/2019 - 11/02/2019

Area 1, Simsbury, CT, Connecticut

KidsRing

11/02/2019 - 11/02/2019

Area 7, Plymouth, MN, Minnesota

Twenty-fourth Annual Mid-Carolinas Handbell Festival

11/02/2019 - 11/03/2019

Area 3, Charlotte, NC, North Carolina

Free Fall Workshop (Boot Camp)

11/02/2019 - 11/02/2019

Area 1, Augusta, ME, Maine

Free Fall Workshop (Beyond Two Bells)

11/02/2019 - 11/02/2019

Area 1, Andover, MA, Massachusetts

Capital Area Handbell Festival

11/08/2019 - 11/09/2019

Area 3, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina

Workshop with Timbre

11/09/2019 - 11/09/2019

Area 12, Camarillo, CA, California

Youth Festival

11/15/2019 - 11/16/2019

Area 3, Williamsburg, VA, Virginia

Anthornis Central with Nick Hanson

11/15/2019 - 11/16/2019

Area 7, St. Louis Park, MN, Minnesota

Sacred Bronze Festival

11/15/2019 - 11/16/2019

Area 3, Williamsburg, VA, Virginia

Fourth Annual Holiday Handbell Spectacular

11/23/2019 - 11/23/2019

Area 1, West Greenwich, RI, Rhode Island

College Ring-In 2020

01/03/2020 - 01/05/2020

Hilton Garden Inn Houston Hobby Airport

Area 11 Read and Ring - Super Bell Saturday VIII

02/01/2020 - 02/01/2020

Area 11, various states

Snake River Handbell Conference

02/07/2020 - 02/08/2020

Area 10; Nampa, ID, Idaho

Tennessee Valley Handbell Association Festival 2020

02/21/2020 - 02/22/2020

Area 6, Huntsville, AL, Alabama

Distinctly Bronze East 2020

02/27/2020 - 03/01/2020

New Bern Riverfront Convention Center

Reaching for Bronze 2020

02/28/2020 - 03/01/2020

New Bern Riverfront Convention Center

Ring in the Spring 2020

02/29/2020 - 02/29/2020

Area 8, Leawood, KS, Kansas

spRingfest 2020

02/29/2020 - 02/29/2020

Area 8, St. Louis, MO, Missouri

2020 Florida State Handbell Festival-North

03/06/2020 - 03/07/2020

Area 4, Gainesville, FL, Florida

Area 5 Spring Festival/Conference - "Bluegrass, Bourbon & Bells"

03/06/2020 - 03/07/2020

Area 5, Louisville, KY, Kentucky