What is National Seminar?
At National Seminar, you will have the chance to participate in educational and engaging classes; enjoy performances by some of our best choirs, ensembles, and soloists; browse and shop through exhibit booths from handbell publishers, retailers, manufacturers, and more.
It is also a unique opportunity to meet and network with fellow handbell musicians and develop life-long friendships with those that share your enthusiasm and passion for our art.
Follow the links below to explore all that National Seminar has to offer.
Classes & Tracks
Classes at National Seminar cover all aspects of handbell musicianship, whether you are a ringer, director, educator, etc.
For individual ringers in grades 8-12 who wish to stretch their ringing skills and musicianship.
One-on-one instruction in a master class setting with Dr. William Payn in conducting, and Sondra Tucker in composition.
Daily lunch and evening performances by some of the finest handbell musicians around.
Handbell Industry Council
The Handbell Industry Council (HIC) represents companies and individuals that support handbell musicians.
Travel & Lodging
All the information you’ll need to make your stay exciting and comfortable.