Daily Schedule – Friday

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

8:00 AM–5:30 PM Registration Desk Open
9:00 AM10:15 AM Class Session 9
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
Advanced Ringing Track
Session 5 of 5
David Weck
CLOSED Handbell Director’s Boot Camp
Session 4 of 5
Carolynne & Bill Mathis
Child’s Play: Cracking the Code
Session 2 of 3
Griff Gall
REGULAR CLASSES
 CLOSED 50 Shades of Damping Michèle Sharik
Recording All Parts Yourself Christian Guebert
Technology for the Handbell Rehearsal Greig Ashurst
Change Ringing: American Style Danny Lyons
Bell Lore: Bell Stories and History from Ellen Jane Lorenz Sandy Mullaney
  Multiple Method Madness KatRyn Howell
CLOSED Creative Teaching Tactics Bob Avant
Mastering Mixed Meter Kathleen Wissinger
Knocking on the Door of Life Michael Joy
Compose Something, Quick! Karen Buckwalter
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
CLOSED Certification Level 2: Conducting
Session 1 of 4
Lee Afdahl
HIC SHOWCASE
Music for Worship, Concerts, Education GIA Publications
10:00 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
Ensemble Ringing Like a Star!
Session 1 of 4
Danny Lyons
Towards Harmony: Spirituality and Handbell Choirs Debbie Fingas
Intermediate Ringing Track
Session 5 of 5
Michèle Sharik
Child’s Play: All Children Play
Session 3 of 3
Griff Gall
REGULAR CLASSES
The Camera Doesn’t Lie KatRyn Howell
CLOSED Drills for Trained Musicians without Handbell Experience Christian Guebert
Protect Your Hearing Health Rob Meyer-Kukan
So You Think You Can Ring Karen Buckwalter
CLOSED Critical Listening Carolynne Mathis
Games for Growing and Connecting Sandy Mullaney
Kumihimo Braiding 101 Karen Van Wert
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
CLOSED Certification Level 2: Conducting
Session 2 of 4
Lee Afdahl
HIC SHOWCASE
Malmark Bellcraftsmen: Thinking Inside the “Box” – The Cajon in Your Handbell Choir or Classroom  Jim Mobley
12:00 PM1:00 PM Break  Shop atHIC Exhibits
1:00 PM1:45 PM Concert: Michael J. Glasgow  Maybe It’s Me
1:45 PM5:30 PM HIC Exhibits Open
2:00 PM3:15 PM Class Session 11
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
All Star Choir Rehearsal
5 of 7
Stephanie Rhoades & Nick Hanson
Ensemble Ringing Like a Star!
Session 2 of 4
Danny Lyons
CLOSED Handbell Director’s Boot Camp
Session 5 of 5
Carolynne & Bill Mathis
Creative Movement for Musicians
Session 1 of 2
Griff Gall
REGULAR CLASSES
CLOSED Technology for the Handbell Rehearsal Greig Ashurst
Bell Lore: Bell Stories and History from Ellen Jane Lorenz Sandy Mullaney
Music Literacy: The ABCs of Do-Re-Mi KatRyn Howell
Ringing by Numbers Aidan Fozard
Conducting for What You Want Beth Judd
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
CLOSED Certification Level 2: Handbell Techniques
Session 1 of 4
Michèle Sharik
CLOSED Certification: Handbells in Education
Session 2 of 2
Margi Zearley
CLOSED Certification Level 2: Arranging & Composing
Session 3 of 3
John Behnke
HIC SHOWCASE
CLOSED Lorenz Publishing and Soundforth Presented by Michael Helman and Alan Lohr Lorenz Publishing
3:15 PM4:00 PM Coffee & Cookie Break — Shop at HIC Exhibits
4:00 PM5:15 PM Session 12
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
All Star Choir Rehearsal
6 of 7
Stephanie Rhoades & Nick Hanson
Ensemble Ringing Like a Star!
Session 3 of 4
Danny Lyons
Creative Movement for Musicians
Session 2 of 2
Griff Gall
REGULAR CLASSES
Worship Alive! Creative Use of Bells in Traditional Worship Beth Judd
Towards Harmony: Spirituality and Handbell Choirs Debbie Fingas
Music Literacy: The ABCs of Do-Re-Mi KatRyn Howell
CLOSED Back Ringing: The Traditional Style Aidan Fozard
Unpublished Music Reading Session Bill Mathis
Join the Band! Writing Handbell Arrangements to Enhance Your Contemporary Worship Brenda E. Austin
CLOSED Choreography for Processionals Michael Joy
Roundtable: Musician’s Health and Wellness Rob Meyer-Kukan
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
CLOSED Certification Level 2: Handbell Techniques
Session 2 of 4
Michèle Sharik
CLOSED Certification Level 2: Conducting
Session 3 of 4
Lee Afdahl
HIC SHOWCASE
New Music from Beckenhorst Press! Beckenhorst Press
5:30 PM6:45 PM Concert — Campanas Cristalis

News & Announcements

SILENT AUCTION

Our annual silent auction is a major fundraiser for Handbell Musicians of America.  Consider supporting our mission by donating an item to be included in the auction.

About Silent Auction


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.

DOWNLOAD PERSONAL EVENT SCHEDULE PLANNER

DOWNLOAD DISTINCTLY TEEN PLANNER


 

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.