Friday Class Schedule

Common sessions of various tracks are highlighted in the same color. All certification courses are one color. When selecting classes, make sure you select all sessions included in a track.

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Class descriptions are available here.

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*The Sampler Session (Session 4) is your opportunity to sample up to three class topics for 20 minutes each. Then, in Session 9 – The Mystery Session, choose one to take as a full, 75-minute session. Unless you are taking a Certification Course, ringing in a track, or participating in an HIC Showcase, there is no need to pre-register for Session 4. You will be able to choose your samplers once you’re on site. Other full-session options will be available for those who do not wish to participate in the sampler.

 

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 – Sampler*
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM 10:45  AM – 12:00 PM 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM

Achieving Artistic Arpeggios

Michael Joy

Advanced Ringing Track
Session 2 of 6

Beth Judd

All Star Choir
Session 1 of 7

Joel Raney and Sondra Tucker

Sampler Classes

Advanced Ringing Track
Session 1 of 6

Beth Judd

Back to Basics

Marie Loeffler

Certification Level 2: Conducting
Session 2 of 4

Lee Afdahl

All Star Choir
Session 2 of 7

Joel Raney and Sondra Tucker

Beginning Conducting

Monica McGowan

Certification Level 2: Conducting
Session 1 of 4

Lee Afdahl

Certification Level 3: Handbell Techniques
Session 2 of 4

Michèle Sharik

Beckenhorst Reading Session

Beckenhorst Press

Certification Level 3: Handbell Techniques
Session 1 of 4

Michèle Sharik

Certification Level 3: Music Theory
Session 1 of 4

Michael Glasgow

Do You Come Here Often?
Stevie Berryman and

Michael Glasgow

Malmark Maintenance

Joann Malta

Certification: Handbells in Education
Session 1 of 2

Margi Zearley

Certification: Handbells in Education
Session 2 of 2

Margi Zearley

Expand Your Repertoire with 12-Bell Music

Blanche Marie Lewis

Certification Level 2: Conducting
Session 3 of 4

Lee Afdahl

Creative Teaching Tactics, Part A

Bob Avant

Growing & Sustaining Your Church Program: Through All of the Ups and Downs

Sandy Mullaney

Finale
Class 1 of 4

Jason Krug

Certification Level 3: Music Theory
Session 2 of 4

Michael Glasgow

Finding the Music on the Page

Bill Mathis

Have You Read That Meter Lately?

Michael Joy and Sandy Eithun

Growing & Sustaining Your Church Program: Through All of the Ups and Downs

Sandy Mullaney

Intermediate Ringing Track
Session 2 of 6

Cathy Moklebust

Grant Writing for Handbell Ensembles

Derek Nance

Making the Most of Every Gesture

Jon Snyder

Handbell 101: Ringing Articulations

Hyosang Park

Tips for Rehearsal Leadership

Bill Mathis

Handbell 101: Ringing Articulations

Hyosang Park

New Music in Bell Tree, Solo, and Small Ensemble

Heitz Handbells and Music

Intermediate Ringing Track
Session 1 of 6

Cathy Moklebust

 

New Choristers Guild Music for Church, School, and Community

Choristers Guild

Ring, Knock, Swoop, Pivot – Treble

Techniques
Danny Lyons

Planning Music for the Liturgical Calendar

Brian Childers

 

The Next Level (Beyond Black and White)

Matthew Compton

Short Age, Short Time, Short Bells, Let’s Make Music and Have Fun

Carmen Jiménez Medina

Read, Ring, and Rejoice: Handbell Music for Everyone

GIA Publications, Inc.

 
 

Taking It to the Streets (Four-in-Hand Ensembles on the Move)

Christine Anderson

Roundtable: Sparkle or Splat?

Christine Anderson

 
 

Tips for Rehearsal Leadership

Bill Mathis

Short Age, Short Time, Short Bells, Let’s Make Music and Have Fun

Carmen Jiménez Medina

 
   

The Next Level (Beyond Balck and White)

Matthew Compton

 

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Use of Tablets to Hold Music

Handbell Musicians of America is committed to upholding the copyright laws of the United States and protecting the rights of our publishers, arrangers and composers.  If you wish to use a tablet computer to hold your music in place of standard paper copies on a music stand, you must contact the publisher of each piece of music to first obtain permission to convert a purchased piece of music to the format required for the tablet you are using.  Copies of the written permission received from publishers must be presented on request from the event organizer, event chair, or Handbell Musicians of America staff. Permission from a publisher for one piece does not imply permission for other songs from the same publisher.  The title of each song used in this format must be included in the written permission received. Attendee should also have legally purchased copies of all music with them for verification.

Achieving Artistic Arpeggios

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