Daily Schedule – Friday

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

8:00 AM–5:30 PM Registration Desk Open
8:30 AM–10:00 AM HIC Breakfast and Business Meeting (by invitation only)
9:00 AM–12:00 PM Distinctly Teen Rehearsal
9:00 AM10:15 AM Class Session 9
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
Musicality Through Motion Language – Session 2 of 3 Kimberlee Strepka
  Advanced Ringing Track – Session 5 of 5 Deb Carr & Ed Rollins
REGULAR CLASSES
  Practicing ast Home Ron Mallory
Unpublished Music Reading Session Bill Mathis
Beginning Solo Techniques Ronald Bellamy
Six-in-Hand Methods (for Treble Bell Hogs) Josh Fitzgerald
Live Streaming 101 Bob Avant and Derek Nance
  Creative Techniques for Teaching Young Musicians Neesa Hart
  Got Two Hands, How Many Bells? Hyosang Park
Coppers Musicians: Handbell’s Middle Child Ellie Hodder
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
  Level 3: Music Theory – Session 2 of 4 Michael Glasgow
HIC SHOWCASE
10:15 AM1:00 PM HIC Exhibits Open
10:15 AM10:45 AM Break — Shop at HIC Exhibits
10:45 AM12:00 PM Class Session 10
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
Musicality Through Motion Language – Session 3 of 3 Kimberlee Strepka
Intermediate Ringing Track – Session 5 of 5 Al Reese
REGULAR CLASSES
Creating an Interactive Concert Performance Josh Fitzgerald
  Do it Right & Make it Beautiful Hyosang Park
Making it Look Easy (Solo Ringing) Ronald Bellamy
Ringing the Buckets Doesn’t Take Superpowers Leslie Lewis
Problems, Possibilities & All That Jazz Ed Rollins
  Teaching Handchimes in Independent Living Senior Communities Ellie Hodder
The Next Level (Beyond the Black & White) Matthew Compton
Score Study Alex Guebert
Do You Come Here Often? Stevie Berryman & Michael Glasgow
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
  Level 3: Conducting – Session 1 of 4 Lee Afdahl
HIC SHOWCASE
Innovation & Success in Ringing ringTrue Music
12:00 PM1:00 PM Lunch (on your own)  Shop at HIC Exhibits
1:00 PM1:45 PM Concert: Timbré
1:45 PM5:45 PM HIC Exhibits Open
2:00 PM3:15 PM Class Session 11
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
All Star Choir – Session 5 of 7 KC Congdon, Arnold Sherman
Handbell Director Bootcamp – Session 5 of 6 Bill & Carolynne Mathis
  Music of Young Composers Ringing Track – Session 1 of 4 Matthew Compton
REGULAR CLASSES
  Live Streaming 201 Bob Avant & Derek Nance
Creating an Interactive Concert Performance Josh Fitzgerald
Mallet Techniques (Play Like a Percussionist) Alex Guebert
Ringing Solos Musically Ronald Bellamy
Different Assigning Strategies KatRyn Howell
Teaching Handchimes in Independent Living Senior Communities Ellie Hodder
Got Two Hands, How Many Bells? Hyosang Park
Finding the Funds Neesa Hart
Do You Come Here Often? Stevie Berryman & Michael Glasgow
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
  Level 3: Conducting – Session 2 of 4 Lee Afdahl
HIC SHOWCASE
  Schulmerich Bells: Stopped Sounds Schulmerich Bells
3:15 PM4:00 PM Shop at HIC Exhibits
4:00 PM5:15 PM Session 12
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
All Star Choir – Session 6 of 7 KC Congdon, Arnold Sherman
Handbell Director Bootcamp – Session 6 of 6 Bill & Carolynne Mathis
Music of Young Composers Ringing Track – Session 2 of 4 Matthew Compton
REGULAR CLASSES
Practicing at Home Ron Mallory
Mallet Techniques (Play Like a Percussionist) Alex Guebert
Roundtable: Bronze Ready? Wendy Ransom
  Make an Origami Lucky Pouch Hyosang Park
Coordination COnundrums Michèle Sharik
Malmark Maintenance Kathleen Ebling Shaw
  Coppers Musicians: Handbell’s Middle Child Ellie Hodder
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
  Level 3: Music Theory Session 3 of 4
HIC SHOWCASE
New Releases from Lorenz and Soundforth Lorenz Corporation
5:15 PM–6:00 PM Distinctly Teen Dinner
6:00 PM–7:30 PM Distinctly Teen Rehearsal
6:00 PM7:30 PM Gala Banquet
7:30 PM–8:30 PM Gala Concert: Rezound! Handbell Ensemble

News & Announcements

Event Schedules

General Event Schedule
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Pre-registration is required for all Seminar classes. To help you plan which classes you wish to take before completing the online registration process, you may download and fill out the following Personal Event Schedule Planner.

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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.