Thursday Class Schedule

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Thursday, July 18
Session 5 Session 6 Session 7 Session 8
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM
Advanced Ringing Track
Session 3 of 5
Ed Rollins
CLOSED
Advanced Ringing Track
Session 4 of 5
Ed Rollins
CLOSED
A Hand Clappin’, Foot-Stompin’ Funky Good Time
Michèle Sharik
All Star Choir
Session 4 of 7
KC Congdon, Arnold Sherman
Bell Trees: In the Beginning
Barbara Brocker
Bell Trees: Beginning Keyboard
Barbara Brocker
All Star Choir
Session 3 of 7
KC Congdon, Arnold Sherman
Bell Tree Forum
Barbara Brocker
Building Skills for the Ensemble
Session 1 of 2
Emily Li
Building Skills for the Ensemble
Session 2 of 2
Emily Li
Bell Trees: Beyond the Basics
Barbara Brocker
Certification
Level 3: Handbell Techniques
Session 4 of 4 (Test option 1)
Michèle Sharik
Certification Level 3: Arranging & Composing
Session 3 of 3
John Behnke
Certification Level 3: Handbell Techniques
Session 3 of 4
Michèle Sharik
Certification
Level 3: Music Theory
Session 1 of 4
Michael Glasgow
Do It Right & Make it Beautiful
Hyosang Park
CLOSED
Concrete Solutions for Common Problems
Arnold Sherman
CLOSED
Change Ringing Made Practical
Sandra Winter
Change Ringing Made Practical
Sandra Winter
Handbell Director Bootcamp
Session 4 of 6
Bill & Carolynne Mathis
Creative Teaching Tactics
Bob Avant
Conducting Creatively II
Beth Judd
Conducting Creatively II
Beth Judd
Intermediate Ringing Track
Session 4 of 5
Al Reese
Fascinating Rhythm
Session 3 of 3
Cathy Moklebust
Malmark Maintenance
Joann Malta
Handbell Director Bootcamp
Session 3 of 6
Bill & Carolynne Mathis
Recording All Parts Yourself
Ron Mallory
Four-in-Hand Techniques
KatRyn Howell
CLOSED
Musicality Through Motion Language
Session 1 of 3
Kimberlee Strepka
Intermediate Ringing Track
Session 3 of 5
Al Reese
Score Study
Alex Guebert
CLOSED
Intro to Conducting
Al Reese
New Music from Alfred Handbell
Alfred Handbell
Metal & Muscle
KatRyn Howell
Small Choir? Large Choir? With Choristers Guild Music, It’s AllGood
Choristers Guild
CLOSED
New Music Releases from From the Top Music
From The Top Music
Multimedia in Handbell Preformance
Ron Mallory

Successful Sight-Reading
Stevie Berryman
CLOSED 

Successful Sight-Reading
Stevie Berryman
CLOSED
Organizing
Your Ringing Year
Kathleen Wissinger
Percussion Instrument Overview
Cathy Moklebust
Understanding Our Passion for Handbells
Kimberlee Strepka
Understanding Our Passion for Handbells
Kimberlee Strepka
Overview of Music Theory
Ron Mallory
Six-in-Hand Methods (For Treble Bell Hogs)
Josh Fitzgerald
CLOSED
Whitechapel Maintenance
Sandra Winter
Percussion Instrument Overview
Cathy Moklebust
The Newest Publications from AGEHR Music
AGEHR Music Publishing
Unpublished Music Reaading Session
Bill Mathis
The Power of One: Unison Exercises
Kathleen Wissinger

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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.