Saturday 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.

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Saturday, July 20
Session 13 Session 14 Session 15 Session 16
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM
Beginning Solo Techniques
Ronald Bellamy
All Star Choir
Session 7 of 7
Dress Rehearsal w Distinctly Teen
KC Congdon, Arnold Sherman,
Greig Ashurst
Bell Bowl
Neesa Hart
Bell Bowl
Neesa Hart
Certification Level 3: Conducting
Session 3 of 4
Lee Afdahl
Bell Bowl
Neesa Hart
Certification Level 3: Conducting
Session 4 of 4 (Test)
Lee Afdahl
Handbell Escape Room
Stevie Berryman
CLOSED
Certification: Handbells in the Community
Session 1 of 2
Jennifer Vangolen
Certification Level 3: Music Theory
Session 4 of 4 (Test)
Michael Glasgow
Experience Tuscany: With Handbells
Resonate Tours
Make an
Origami Lucky Pouch
Hyosang Park
Creative Teaching Tactics
Bob Avant
CLOSED
Certification: Handbells in the Community
Session 2 of 2
Jennifer Vangolen
Handbell Escape Room
Stevie Berryman
Music of Young Composers Ringing Track
Session 4 of 4
Matthew Compton
Creative Techniques for Teaching Young Musicians
Neesa Hart
Coordination Conundrums
Michèle Sharik
Listening Skills for Ringers & Directors
Carolynne Mathis
CLOSED
Musicality: How to Make Handbell Music Sound Beautiful
Alex Guebert
Different Assigning Strategies
KatRyn Howell
Handbell Escape Room
Stevie Berryman
CLOSED
Make an Origami Lucky Pouch
Hyosang Park
Roundtable: Area Leaders Discussion Group
HMA Regional Membership Coordinators
Got Two Hands, How Many Bells?
Hyosang Park
Making it Look Easy (Solo Ringing)
Ronald Bellamy
CLOSED
Music of Young Composers Ringing Track
Session 3 of 4
Matthew Compton
Roundtable: Community Groups
Jennifer Vangolen
Listening Skills for Ringers & Directors
Carolynne Mathis
CLOSED
Musicality: How to Make Handbell Music Sound Beautiful
Alex Guebert
CLOSED
Ringing Solos Musically
Ronald Bellamy
CLOSED
Roundtable: Composers Panel Discussion
Arnold Sherman, Sondra Tucker
New Music Reading Session
Jeffers Handbell Supply
CLOSED
New  Handbell Highlights from MorningStar
MorningStar Music Publishers
Ringing the Buckets Doesn’t Take Superpowers
Leslie Lewis
CLOSED
Roundtable: Creative Worship Planning
Beth Judd
Roundtable: Hosting Your Own Handbell Event
Jennifer Cauhorn
Roundtable: Event Equipment Management
Wendy Ransom
Roundtable: Meet the National Board Roundtable: Solo & Small Ensemble Ringing
Ronald Bellamy
Schulmerich Maintenance
Marie Page
The Next Level (Beyond the Black & White)
Matthew Compton
CLOSED
Roundtable: Recruiting Ringers and/or Ringing with Less
Ed Rollins/Deb Carr
Say Goodbye to Cups and Sticks (Great Musical Games)
Josh Fitzgerald
Taming the Buckets (Assignments and Using Table Space Effectively)
Leslie Lewis
CLOSED
Worship Alive!
Beth Judd
Say Goodbye
to Cups and Sticks (Great Musical Games)
Josh Fitzgerald
Taming the Buckets (Assignments and Using Table Space Effectively)
Leslie Lewis
CLOSED
Worship Alive!
Beth Judd

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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.