Daily Schedule – Thursday

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

8:00 AM–1:00 PM Handbell Industry Council Exhibits Open
8:30 AM5:30 PM Registration Desk Open
9:00 AM10:15 AM Class Session 5
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
Fascinating Rhythm – Session 3 of 3 Cathy Moklebust
Advanced Ringing Track – Session 3 of 5 Deb Carr & Ed Rollins
REGULAR CLASSES
Building Skills for the Ensemble – Session 1 of 2 Emily Li
Creative Teaching Tactics Bob Avant
Bell Trees: In the Beginning Barbara Brocker
Four-in-Hand Techniques KatRyn Howell
Successful Sight-Reading
Intro to Conducting Al Reese
Understanding Our Passion for Handbells Kimberlee Strepka
Concrete Solutions for Common Problems Arnold Sherman
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
Level 3: Arranging & Composing – Session 3 of 3 John Behnke
HANDBELL INDUSTRY COUNCIL SHOWCASE
New Music Releases from From the Top Music From the Top Music
10:00 AM12:00 PM Distinctly Teen Registration
10:15 AM10:45 AM Break — Shop at Handbell Industry Council Exhibits
10:45 AM12:00 PM Class Session 6
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
Musicality through Motion Language – Session 1 of 3 Kimberlee Strepka
Advanced Ringing Track – Session 4 of 5 Deb Carr and Ed Rollins
REGULAR CLASSES
Building Skills for the Ensemble – Session 2 of 2 Emily Li
Unpublished Music Reading Session Bill Mathis
Bell Trees: Beginning Keyboard Barbara Brocker
Percussion Instrument Overview Cathy Moklebust
Malmark Maintenance Kathleen Ebling Shaw
Change Ringing Made Practical Sandra Winter
Overview of Music Theory Ron Mallory
Conducting Creatively II Beth Judd
Organizing Your Ringing Year Kathleen Wissinger
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
Level 3: Handbell Techniques – Session 3 of 4 Michèle Sharik
HANDBELL INDUSTRY COUNCIL SHOWCASES
New Music from Alfred Handbell Alfred Handbell
12:00 PM1:00 PM Lunch (on your own) — Shop at Handbell Industry Council Exhibits
12:00 PM1:45 PM Distinctly Teen Rehearsal
1:00 PM1:45 PM Concert  Quadrants
1:45 PM5:20 PM Handbell Industry Council Exhibits Open
2:00 PM3:15 PM Class Session 7
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
All Star Choir – Session 3 of 7 KC Congdon, Arnold Sherman
Handbell Director Bootcamp – Session 3 of 6 Bill & Carolynne Mathis
Intermediate Ringing Track – Session 3 of 5 Al Reese
REGULAR CLASSES
Multimedia in Handbell Performance Ron Mallory
Metal & Muscle KatRyn Howell
Bell Trees: Beyond the Basics Barbara Brocker
Six-in-Hand Methods (for Treble Bell Hogs) Josh Fitzgerald
Percussion Instrument Overview Cathy Moklebust
The Power of One: Unison Exercises Kathleen Wissinger
Change Ringing Made Practical Sandra Winter
Conducting Creatively II Beth Judd
A Hand Clappin’, Foot-Stompin’ Funky Good Time Michèle Sharik
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
Level 3: Music Theory – Session 1 of 4 Michael Glasgow
HANDBELL INDUSTRY COUNCIL SHOWCASE
The Newest Publications from AGEHR Music AGEHR Music Publishing
3:15 PM3:45 PM Shop at Handbell Industry Council Exhibits
3:45 PM5:00 PM Session 8
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
All Star Choir – Session 4 of 7 KC Congdon, Arnold Sherman
Handbell Director Bootcamp – Session 4 of 6 Bill & Carolynne Mathis
Intermediate Ringing Track – Session 4 of 5 Al Reese
REGULAR CLASSES
Recording All Parts Yourself Ron Mallory
Do it Right & Make it Beautiful Hyosang Park
Bell Tree Forum Barbara Brocker
Successful Sight-Reading
Whitechapel Maintenance Sandra Winter
Score Study Alex Guebert
Understanding Our Passion for Handbells Kimberlee Strepka
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
Level 3: Handbell Techniques – Session 4 of 4 (Test) Michèle Sharik
HANDBELL INDUSTRY COUNCIL SHOWCASE
Small Choir? Large Choir? With Choristers Guild Music, It’s All Good Choristers Guild
5:30 PM6:45 PM Concert – Virginia Bronze
7:00 PM–8:00 PM Distinctly Teen Dinner
7:00 PM–9:00 PM rINg Reception (by invitation only)
8:00 PM–9:30 PM Distinctly Teen Rehearsal

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.