It’s All About the Stuff It’s not hoarding if it’s music! Right? This month’s topic is the Music Stash. Participants were asked questions about how they handle the scads of music that seem to multiply, no matter how much we try to be organized. We invited tips, whether they see themselves as champion organizers or owners of out-of-control music piles.
I’m Not Scared I ’m not scared. We’re going on a bear hunt. We’re Going to catch a big one. I’m not scared. What a beautiful day! Uh-oh! Grass! Long wavy grass. We can’t go over it. We can’t go under it. We’ve got to go through it!” —We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and [...]
Why Do You Ring? As I write this, I am in the midst of a week at the Mo-PAM Worship and Arts Conference at Mo-Ranch in Hunt, Texas. It is a privilege to serve on the faculty of this event, leading the intermediate/advanced handbell classes.
From the President's Pen
Rooted The oldest tree in Missouri is found less than 10 miles from my home in Columbia. It is a Burr Oak that is projected to be 350-400 years old. Its trunk is over 12 feet in diameter, and it reaches 60 feet tall. It stands alone in the bottom lands not far from the Missouri [...]
No Limits As I write this, my mind is still reeling from the wonderfully eclectic mix of concerts at this year's National Seminar. It's amazing just in the 12 years I've been working for the Guild and the 16 years I've been involved with handbells how much the art has changed.