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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

 

Young Ringers Workshop

05/21/2019 - 05/21/2019

Area 12, Reno, NV, Nevada

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

Reaching for Bronze 2019

06/07/2019 - 06/09/2019

Hilton Raleigh North Hills

Handbell Festival

06/08/2019 - 06/08/2019

Area 8, Kirkwood, Missouri, MO

Area 11 Young Ringers Camp 2019

06/09/2019 - 06/13/2019

Area 11, Granby, CO, Colorado

Area 6 Festival Conference Bells In the Big Easy

06/13/2019 - 06/15/2019

Area 6, Metairie, LA, Louisiana

YRC - Young Ringers Camp

06/21/2019 - 06/23/2019

Area 7, Zumbro Falls, MN, Minnesota

Area 4 Bronze Under the Sun

06/21/2019 - 06/22/2019

Area 4, Palm Harbor, FL, Florida

Area 1 Festival Conference 2019

06/27/2019 - 06/30/2019

Area 1, Hartford, CT, Connecticut

Area 2 2019 Festival Conference and Young Ringers Conference

06/28/2019 - 06/30/2019

Area 2, Lancaster, PA, Pennsylvania

Soaring to New Heights; Area 10 Handbell Conference

06/28/2019 - 06/30/2019

Area 10, Everett, WA, Washington

National Seminar 2019 - Pre-Registration

07/16/2019 - 07/20/2019

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

National Seminar 2019

07/16/2019 - 07/20/2019

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

National Seminar 2019 - Wednesday Only

07/17/2019 - 07/17/2019

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

Distinctly Teen 2019

07/18/2019 - 07/20/2019

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

National Seminar 2019 - Thursday Only

07/18/2019 - 07/18/2019

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

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