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.

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. To request details about the health benefit, email membership@handbellmusicians.org with your name and membership number.

Upcoming Events

 

Wyoming Spring Ring CANCELLED

04/17/2020 - 04/18/2020

Area 11, Casper, WY, Wyoming

Synergy 2020

04/17/2020 - 04/18/2020

Area 3, Mt. Airy, MD, Maryland

VT Spring Ring - Directors Workshop CANCELLED

04/24/2020 - 04/24/2020

Area 1, Newport, VT, Vermont

Bay Area Spring Ring & Intense Ring CANCELLED

04/24/2020 - 04/25/2020

Area 12, Cupertino, CA, California

Big Sky Handbell Festival CANCELLED

04/24/2020 - 04/25/2020

Area 10, MIssoula, MT, Montana

Virginia Bronze Workshop CANCELLED

04/25/2020 - 04/25/2020

Area 3, McLean, VA, Virgina

Member Chat - April 25, 2020 - Starting a Community Handbell Group

04/25/2020 - 04/25/2020

Hudson Valley Handbell Festival/Conference CANCELLED

04/25/2020 - 04/25/2020

Area 2, New Rochelle, New York, NY

45th North Hills Handbell Festival

04/25/2020 - 04/25/2020

Area 2, Allison Park, PA, Pennsylvania

VT Spring Ring CANCELLED

04/25/2020 - 04/25/2020

Area 1, Newport, VT, Vermont

Area 2 HMA Read and Ring

04/25/2020 - 04/25/2020

Area 2, Rochester, NY, New York

Massachusetts Spring Ring CANCELLED

04/25/2020 - 04/25/2020

Area 1, Tewksbury, MA, Massachusetts

Siskiyou Summit Handbell Conference CANCELLED

05/01/2020 - 05/02/2020

Area 10, Ashland, OR, Oregon

Sierra Spring Ring

05/09/2020 - 05/09/2020

Area 12, Reno, NV, Nevada

Greater Puget Sound Handbell Festival - CANCELLED

05/16/2020 - 05/16/2020

Area 10, Everett, WA, Washington

Boston Handbell Festival

05/19/2020 - 05/19/2020

Area 1, Boston, MA, Massachusetts

Ringing Up! Area 11 Festival 2020

06/11/2020 - 06/14/2020

Area 11, Tempe, AZ, Arizona

Handbell Festival

06/13/2020 - 06/13/2020

Area 8, Kirkwood, MO, Missouri

Area 8 Festival 2020: More Than Meets the Eye

06/18/2020 - 06/20/2020

Area 8, Overland Park, KS, Kansas

Summit 2020

06/19/2020 - 06/20/2020

Area 9, Waco, TX, Texas

Area 7 Festival Conference CANCELLED

06/26/2020 - 06/28/2020

Area 7, Duluth, MN, Minnesota

Bronze Under the Sun 2020

06/26/2020 - 06/27/2020

Area 4, Palm Harbor, FL, Florida

Red, White, and Bells

07/02/2020 - 07/05/2020

Area 12, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

Master Class 2020

07/13/2020 - 07/16/2020

Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

National Seminar 2020

07/16/2020 - 07/20/2020

Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate