Build Your Own Dowel Bell Tree

Be sure to check out the following links in the Member Center for more information about bell trees.  Member Chat with Barbara Brocker https://handbellmembers.org/barbara-brocker-bell-trees/ and the article on bell trees by Barbara Brocker in the Resource Library,...

Handbell Bloopers Stories and Videos

Bottom left: I get caught in my black shirt, can’t get rid of it, and manage to pass the shirt right along with the bell to my neighbor. Fred Gramann’s “Change Ring Prelude on Divinum Mysterium”, performed by the Westminster Ringers under Larry...

T-shirt Ornaments

Do you have some handbell t-shirts that you no longer wear?  Here’s a simple, non-sew idea to preserve the memory of the event.  You’ll need scissors, an iron, and some fusible interfacing. For my project, this type of interfacing worked well. It cost about $2 at...

Vehicle Packing Tips

Clean out your car  Remove everything you don’t need – every bit of space counts when it comes to loading handbell equipment.  Accessory bags are important Handbell equipment is bulky enough, try using duffle type bags for extras. Sometimes a suitcase is...

Music Sudoku

Click the image to download a PDF version to print and complete yourself or hand out to your ringers or students....