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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

Des Moines Beer, Wine, and Bells 2018

10/19/2018 - 10/19/2018

Area 8, Des Moines, IA, Iowa

Area 1 Skill Building Workshop

10/20/2018 - 10/20/2018

Area 1, Gales Ferry, CT, Connecticut

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

2018 Mid-Iowa Handbell Festival

10/20/2018 - 10/20/2018

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

10/27/2018 - 10/27/2018

Area 1, Hamden, CT, Connecticut

Area 1 Skill Building Workshop

10/27/2018 - 10/27/2018

Area 1, Augusta, ME, Maine

Capital Area Handbell Festival

11/02/2018 - 11/03/2018

Area 3, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina

Workshop with Timbré

11/03/2018 - 11/03/2018

Area 12, Temecula, CA, California

Area 1 Skill Building Workshop

11/03/2018 - 11/03/2018

Area 1, Concord, NH, New Hampshire

Area 1 Skill Building Workshop

11/03/2018 - 11/03/2018

Area 1, Falmouth, ME, Maine

Member Chat - Nov. 3, 2018 - It's 2018! Why Aren't You Using a Tablet

11/03/2018 - 11/03/2018

Fall 2018 Area Leadership Meeting & Instructor Accreditation

11/08/2018 - 11/10/2018

Mid-Carolinas Handbell Festival

11/09/2018 - 11/10/2018

Area 3, Charlotte, NC, North Carolina

Area 3 DiscoveRing Youth 2018 Festival

11/09/2018 - 11/10/2018

Area 3, Chesapeake, VA, Virginia

Third Annual Holiday Handbell Spectacular

11/17/2018 - 11/17/2018

Area 1, East Greenwich, RI, Rhode Island

College Ring-In 2019

01/06/2019 - 01/08/2019

Redemption Lutheran Church

Las Vegas 12th Night Handbell Festival

01/11/2019 - 01/12/2019

Area 12, Boulder City, NV, Nevada

Snake River Handbell Conference

02/01/2019 - 02/02/2019

Area 10, Nampa, ID, Idaho

Distinctly Bronze West 2019

02/28/2019 - 03/03/2019

The Resort at the Mountain

2019 Florida State Handbell Festival

03/01/2019 - 03/02/2019

Area 4, Lake Placid, FL, Florida

Ring in the Spring 2019

03/02/2019 - 03/02/2019

Area 8, Leawood, KS, Kansas

Lowcountry Handbell Workshop

03/08/2019 - 03/09/2019

Area 4, Charleston, SC, South Carolina

Capital Area Young Ringers Festival

03/09/2019 - 03/09/2019

Area 3, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina