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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 2019 - Friday Only

07/19/2019 - 07/19/2019

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

National Board Discussion - Summer 2019

07/20/2019 - 07/20/2019

National Seminar 2019 - Saturday Only

07/20/2019 - 07/20/2019

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

Workshop with Timbre

07/21/2019 - 07/21/2019

Area 8, Rolla, MO, Missouri

August Adventure

08/10/2019 - 08/10/2019

Area 9, Houston, TX, Texas

HAGSTL Handbell Reading Session

08/17/2019 - 08/17/2019

Area 8, St. Louis, MO, Missouri

2019 Area 3 Directors' Seminar

08/23/2019 - 08/24/2019

Area 3, Gaithersburg, MD, Maryland

Director & Ringer Seminar with Amy Maakestad

09/07/2019 - 09/07/2019

Area 7, Apple Valley, MN, Minnesota

Bell Jubilee

09/14/2019 - 09/14/2019

Area 12, Dana Point, CA, California

Greater Dallas Handbell Assoc. 2019 Fall Workshop

09/14/2019 - 09/14/2019

Area 9, Southlake, TX, Texas

Upstate Fall Festi-bell

09/27/2019 - 09/28/2019

Area 4, Greenville, SC, South Carolina

Central Florida Ringers Workshop

09/28/2019 - 09/28/2019

Area 4, Clermont, FL, Florida

Redding Handbell Festival

10/05/2019 - 10/05/2019

Area 12, Redding, CA, California

Coppers Classic 2019

10/10/2019 - 10/13/2019

Area 10, Portland, OR, Oregon

Beer, Wine, and Bells

10/11/2019 - 10/11/2019

Area 8, Clive, IA, Iowa

2019 Mid-Iowa Handbell Festival

10/12/2019 - 10/12/2019

Area 8, Windsor Heights, IA, Iowa

2019 Pasadena Fall Fun Ring

10/19/2019 - 10/19/2019

Area 12, Pasadena, CA, California

National Board Discussion - Fall 2019

10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019

KidsRing

11/02/2019 - 11/02/2019

Area 7, Plymouth, MN, Minnesota

Capital Area Handbell Festival

11/08/2019 - 11/09/2019

Area 3, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina

Anthornis Central with Nick Hanson

11/15/2019 - 11/16/2019

Area 7, St. Louis Park, MN, Minnesota

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

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

03/06/2020 - 03/07/2020

Area 5, Louisville, KY, Kentucky

Inland Northwest Handbell Workshop

03/27/2020 - 03/28/2020

Area 10, Richland, WA, Washington