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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

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

Progressive Ring

09/22/2018 - 09/22/2018

Area 9, Brenham, TX, Texas

Progressive Ring 2018

09/22/2018 - 09/22/2018

Area 9, Piedmont, TX, Texas

Fall Handbell Workshop with Michael Mazzatenta

09/22/2018 - 09/22/2018

Area 9, San Antonio, TX,Texas

Director's Seminar

09/22/2018 - 09/22/2018

Area 4, Greenville, SC, South Carolina

Area 12 Director's Workshop

09/29/2018 - 09/29/2018

Area 12, Walnut Creek, CA, California

Progressive Ring

09/29/2018 - 09/29/2018

Area 9, Houston, TX, Texas

Member Chat - Sept. 29, 2018 - I Write the Songs - Jason Krug

09/29/2018 - 09/29/2018

Progressive Ring

09/29/2018 - 09/29/2018

Area 9, Corpus Christi, TX, Texas

Distinctly Bronze East 2018

10/04/2018 - 10/07/2019

New Bern Riverfront Convention Center

Skill Building Workshop & Holiday Rep Reading

10/06/2018 - 10/06/2018

Area 1, Acton, MA, Massachusetts

Coppers Classic 2018

10/11/2018 - 10/14/2018

Area 10, Portland, OR, Oregon

Redding Handbell Festival

10/13/2018 - 10/13/2018

Area 12, Redding, CA, California

Area 1 Skill Building Workshop

10/13/2018 - 10/13/2018

Area 1, E. Greenwich, RI, Rhode Island

Ringers Workshop 2018

10/13/2018 - 10/13/2018

Area 3, Mt. Airy, MD, Maryland

Area 1 Skill Building Workshop

10/13/2018 - 10/13/2018

Area 1, Bristol, CT, Connecticut

Beginning Handbell Lessons

10/15/2018 - 11/05/2018

Area 2, Rochester, NY, New York

Des Moines Beer, Wine, and Bells 2018

10/19/2018 - 10/19/2018

Area 8, Des Moines, IA, Iowa

Show-Me Ring

10/20/2018 - 10/20/2018

Area 8, Blue Springs, MO, Missouri

Area 1 Skill Building Workshop

10/20/2018 - 10/20/2018

Area 1, Gales Ferry, CT, Connecticut

2018 Mid-Iowa Handbell Festival

10/20/2018 - 10/20/2018

Area 8, Des Moines, IA, Iowa

14th Annual Hand Chime Festival

10/20/2018 - 10/20/2018

Area 8, Overland Park, KS, Kansas

Area 1 Skill Building Workshop

10/20/2018 - 10/20/2018

Area 1, Andover, MA, Massachusetts

Area 1 Skill Building Workshop

10/27/2018 - 10/27/2018

Area 1, Hamden, CT, Connecticut