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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.

A depository of valuable information an tools to assist our Area board members in the important work they do for our membership.

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.

Handbell Musicians of America is excited to announce a new membership health insurance benefit that can help keep you, your family, and even your small business cost-effectively covered and healthy.

Upcoming Events

 

Fourth Annual Holiday Handbell Spectacular

11/23/2019 - 11/23/2019

Area 1, West Greenwich, RI, Rhode Island

College Ring-In 2020

01/03/2020 - 01/05/2020

Hilton Garden Inn Houston Hobby Airport

Area 1 Winter Workshop

01/31/2020 - 02/01/2020

Area 1, Amherst, MA, Massachusetts

Area 11 Read and Ring - Super Bell Saturday VIII

02/01/2020 - 02/01/2020

Area 11, various states

Snake River Handbell Conference

02/07/2020 - 02/08/2020

Area 10; Nampa, ID, Idaho

FebFest 2020

02/21/2020 - 02/22/2020

Area 9, Houston, TX, Texas

Tennessee Valley Handbell Association Festival 2020

02/21/2020 - 02/22/2020

Area 6, Huntsville, AL, Alabama

"Movin', Groovin' and Improvin' Your Technique"

02/22/2020 - 02/22/2020

Area 5, Portage, MI, Michigan

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

Ring in the Spring 2020

02/29/2020 - 02/29/2020

Area 8, Leawood, KS, Kansas

spRingfest 2020

02/29/2020 - 02/29/2020

Area 8, St. Louis, MO, Missouri

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

03/06/2020 - 03/07/2020

Area 5, Louisville, KY, Kentucky

2020 Florida State Handbell Festival-North

03/06/2020 - 03/07/2020

Area 4, Gainesville, FL, Florida

2020 Florida State Handbell Festival-South

03/13/2020 - 03/14/2020

Area 4, Sun City Center, FL, Florida

Northern Colorado (NOCO) Handbell Festival 2020

03/14/2020 - 03/14/2020

Area 11, Loveland, CO, Colorado

Area 12 Director's Workshop

03/14/2020 - 03/14/2020

Area 12, Walnut Creek, CA, California

Central PA Handbell Festival

03/14/2020 - 03/14/2020

Area 2, Jonestown, PA, Pennsylvania

Ocean City Festival

03/20/2020 - 03/21/2020

Area 3, Ocean City, MD, Maryland

Ringin'at Red Hill - 2020 Spring Ring

03/20/2020 - 03/21/2020

Area 12, Tustin, CA, California

Bell Tower Ringer Handbell Festival

03/20/2020 - 03/21/2020

Area 3, Salisbury, NC, North Carolina

Lansing Area Ministry of Bells' Spring Ring (36th Annual)

03/21/2020 - 03/21/2020

Area 5, Lansing, MI, Michigan

Inland Northwest Handbell Workshop

03/27/2020 - 03/28/2020

Area 10, Richland, WA, Washington

2020 VA Spring Festival

03/27/2020 - 03/28/2020

Area 3, Williamsburg, VA, Virginia

Connecticut Spring Ring 2020

03/28/2020 - 03/28/2020

Area 1, Killingworth, CT, Connecticut