Amazing Grace – For 8 Bells

Amazing Grace For 8 Bells by Mitchell Eithun Click the download button in the PDF window to download. ©2021 – Mitchell EithunPermission granted to make copies for choir or classroom use.Must be a current member of Handbell Musicians of America and may not...

Making Table Leg Extenders with PVC Pipe

When we had our first ever handbell concert, we were in the Chapel of my church. The stage was 16.5 feet wide—and we needed 18 feet of tables. What’s a director to do? I will now share the secret solution that has bailed me out of probably 1000 fixes in my life. PVC...

Intrada

“Intrada” is for 3 octaves, C major, and with no bell changes so it can be played with music stands only. It is meant to be an easy Introit or Call to Worship for handbells. Intrada by Michael Mazzentata Click the download button in the PDF window to download. Click...

Technique Exercises, Part 2

In this and the previous issue, we offer a number of exercises used in a National Seminar class by Kathleen Wissinger to help develop various ringing techniques. Practice them at different tempos and dynamic levels, including crescendos and decrescendos. Technique...

Technique Exercises – Part 1

In this and the next issue, we offer a number of exercises used in a National Seminar class by Kathleen Wissinger to help develop various ringing techniques. Practice them at different tempos and dynamic levels, including crescendos and decrescendos. Technique...