Barbara Brocker has developed the art of the bell tree as a solo instrument and has published over 20 arrangements for bell trees. For the last fifteen years, she has been promoting the use of bell trees through teaching and performing at local, regional, national and international festivals.  She is a past board member of Area 10 and served as Oregon Chair.  She founded the handbell program in Sunriver, Oregon where she continues to ring in the 5-octave choir and an ensemble of five.