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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

44th Annual North Hills Handbell Festival & Friday workshop

04/26/2019 - 04/27/2019

Area 2, Allison Park, PA, Pennsylvania

Wyoming Spring Ring 2019

04/26/2019 - 04/27/2019

Area 11, Casper, WY, Wyoming

VT Spring Ring Directors Workshop

04/26/2019 - 04/26/2019

Area 1, Essex Jct., VT, Vermont

Big Sky Handbell Festival

04/26/2019 - 04/27/2019

Area 10, Billings, MT, Montana

VT Spring Ring

04/27/2019 - 04/27/2019

Area 1, Hinesburg, VT, Vermont

Member Chat - April 27, 2019 - Live Round Table on Concert Publicity

04/27/2019 - 04/27/2019

Hudson Valley Handbell Festival/Conference

04/27/2019 - 04/27/2019

Area 2, New Rochelle, NY, New York

Bay Area Spring Ring & Intense Ring

05/03/2019 - 05/05/2019

Area 12, Cupertino, CA, California

Siskiyou Summit Handbell Conference

05/03/2019 - 05/04/2019

Area 10, Ashland, OR, Oregon

Handbells Rising

05/04/2019 - 05/04/2019

Area 11, Phoenix, AZ, Arizona

The Fundamentals of Music

05/11/2019 - 05/11/2019

If You Build It, Will they Come?

05/13/2019 - 05/13/2019

Into the Forest - exploring amongst the trees

05/16/2019 - 05/18/2019

Area 7, Prior Lake, MN, Minnesota

Creative Rehearsal Techniques

05/16/2019 - 05/16/2019

2019 Southern California Spring Ring

05/17/2019 - 05/18/2019

Area 12, Oceanside, CA, California

Greater Puget Sound Handbell Conference

05/18/2019 - 05/18/2019

Area 10, Olympia, WA, Washington

Sierra Spring Ring

05/18/2019 - 05/18/2019

Area 12, Reno, NV, Nevada

Ringing Deeply

05/20/2019 - 05/20/2019

Boston Handbell Festival

05/21/2019 - 05/21/2019

Area 1, Boston, MA, Massachusetts

Grant Writing for Handbell Ensembles

05/23/2019 - 05/23/2019

Virtuoso 2019

05/31/2019 - 06/02/2019

Area 3, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina

Ring Read & Rejoice

06/01/2019 - 06/01/2019

Area 12; Whittier, CA, California

Resonate

06/01/2019 - 06/01/2019

Area 8, Overland Park, KS, Kansas

Back 2 Bells

06/01/2019 - 06/01/2019

Area 2, Newtown, PA, Pennsylvania

Distinctly Bronze East 2018 - Rescheduled

06/06/2019 - 06/09/2019