Daily Schedule – Saturday

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

8:00 AM–1:30 PM Handbell Industry Council Exhibits Open
8:30 AM5:30 PM Registration Desk Open
9:00 AM–10:15 AM Distinctly Teen Rehearsal
9:00 AM10:15 PM Class Session 13
REGULAR CLASSES
Schulmerich Maintenance Marie Page
Creative Teaching Tactics Bob Avant
Beginning Solo Techniques Ronald Bellamy
Taming the Buckets (Assignments and Using Table Space Effectively) Leslie Lewis
Different Assigning Strategies KatRyn Howell
Listening Skills for Ringers & Directors Carolynne Mathis
Creative Techniques for Teaching Young Musicians Neesa Hart
Got Two Hands, How Many Bells? Hyosang Park
Roundtable: Hosting Your Own Handbell Event Jennifer Cauhorn
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
Handbells in the Community – Session 1 of 2 Jennifer Vangolen
Level 3: Conducting – Session 3 of 4 Lee Afdahl
HANDBELL INDUSTRY COUNCIL SHOWCASE
New Music Reading Session Jeffers Handbell Supply
10:15 AM10:45 AM Break — Shop at Handbell Industry Council Exhibits
10:45 AM12:00 PM All Star Dress Rehearsal
10:45 AM12:00 PM Class Session 14
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
All Star Choir – Session 7 of 7: Dress Rehearsal with Distinctly Teen KC Congdon, Arnold Sherman, Greig Ashurst
REGULAR CLASSES
Bell Bowl Neesa Hart
Worship Alive! Beth Judd
Making it Look Easy (Solo Ringing) Ronald Bellamy
Roundtable: Event Equipment Management Wendy Ransom
Musicality: How to Make Handbell Music Sound Beautiful Alex Guebert
Coordination Conundrums Michèle Sharik
The Next Level (Beyond the Blank & White) Matthew Compton
Handbell Escape Room Stevie Berryman
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
Level 3: Music Theory – Session 4 of 4 (Test) Michael Glasgow
Handbells in the Community – Session 2 of 2 Jennifer Vangolen
HANDBELL INDUSTRY COUNCIL SHOWCASE
New Handbell Highlights from MorningStar MorningStar Music Publishers
12:00 PM1:30 PM Lunch (on your own) — Shop at Handbell Industry Council Exhibits
1:30 PM2:45 PM All Stars/Distinctly Teen Concert
3:00 PM4:15 PM Session 15
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
Music of Young Composers Ringing Track – Session 3 of 4 Matthew Compton
REGULAR CLASSES
Bell Bowl Neesa Hart
Worship Alive! Beth Judd
Ringing Solos Musically Ronald Bellamy
Ringing the Buckets Doesn’t Take Superpowers Leslie Lewis
Roundtable: Recruiting Ringers and/or Ringing with Les Ed Rollins/Deb Carr
Listening Skills for Ringers & Directors Carolynne Mathis
Handbell Escape Room Stevie Berryman
Say Goodbye to Cups and Sticks (Great Musical Games) Josh Fitzgerald
Make an Origami Lucky Pouch Hyosang Park
Meet the National Board National Board
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
Level 3: Conducting – Session 4 of 4 (Test) Lee Afdahl
HANDBELL INDUSTRY COUNCIL SHOWCASE
Experience Tuscany: With Handbells Resonate Tours
4:15 PM4:30 PM Break
4:30 PM5:45 PM Session 16
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
Music of Young Composers Ringing Track – Session 4 of 4 Matthew Compton
REGULAR CLASSES
Bell Bowl Neesa Hart
Roundtable: Creative Worship Planning Beth Judd
Roundtable: Solo & Small Ensemble Ringing Ron Bellamy
Taming the Buckets (Assignments and Using Table Space Effectively) Leslie Lewis
Roundtable: Composers Panel Discussion Arnold Sherman, Sondra Tucker
Musicality: How to Make Handbell Music Sound Beautiful Alex Guebert
Handbell Escape Room Stevie Berryman
Say Goodbye to Cups and Stucks (Great Musical Games) Josh Fitzgerald
Make an Origami Lucky Pouch Hyosang Park
Roundtable: Area Leaders Discussion Group HMA Regional Membership Coordinators
Roundtable: Community Groups Jennifer Vangolen
5:45 PM–6:30 PM Farewell Reception
6:30 PM7:30 PM Closing Concert: Strikepoing & Bells of the Lakes

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.