Daily Schedule – Thursday

Pre-registration is required for all classes.

8:00 AM–1:00 PM HIC Exhibits Open
8:30 AM5:30 PM Registration Desk Open
9:00 AM10:15 AM Class Session 5
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
Advanced Ringing Track
Session 3 of 5
David Weck
Musicality Through Motion Language
Session 3 of 3
Kimberlee Strepka
Creative Movement for Musicians
Session 1 of 2
Griff Gall
REGULAR CLASSES
The BASSics Nick Hanson
Drills for Trained Musicians without Handbell Experience Christian Guebert
Unpublished Music Reading Session Bill Mathis
Live Streaming 101: Background, Basics, & Beyond Derek Nance & Bob Avant
Bells for A Small Number of Ringers Debbie Henning
Hitting the Road: A Guide to Planning A Successful Tour Kathleen Ebling Shaw
  Schulmerich Maintenance
Healthy Ringing: Body & Bell Part 2 Susan Berry
Handbell Changes and Other Delights Michael Joy
Drumming Your Way to Better Rhythm Greig Ashurst
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
Certification Level 2: Music Theory
Session 3 of 4
Michael Glasgow
Certification Level 1: Conducting
Session 3 of 4
Lee Afdahl
HIC SHOWCASE
What’s New at From the Top From the Top Music
10:15 AM10:45 AM Break — Shop at HIC Exhibits
10:45 AM12:00 PM Class Session 6
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
Advanced Ringing Track
Session 4 of 5
David Weck
Handbell Director’s Boot Camp
Session 3 of 5
Carolynne & Bill Mathis
Creative Movement for Musicians
Session 2 of 2
Griff Gall
REGULAR CLASSES
Beyond BASSics Nick Hanson
Worship Alive! Creative Use of Bells in Traditional Worship Beth Judd
Roundtable: Signing Your Life Away; A Chat on Clinicians, Commissions, and Contracts Michael Glasgow
To C6 and Beyond KatRyn Howell
Whitechapel Maintenance
Once Upon A Time: The Art of Musical Storytelling Meredith Ann Gaines
Handbell Changes and Other Delights Michael Joy
The Virginia Reel: With Handbells! Danny Lyons
Compose Something, Quick! Karen Buckwalter
Basic Conducting 101 Joy Toll-Chandler
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
Certification Overview Sharon Schmidt
HIC SHOWCASE
Dave’s Picks! Hope Publishing
12:00 PM1:00 PM Lunch (on your own) — Shop at HIC Exhibits
1:00 PM1:45 PM Concert  Rooke Chapel Ringers Alumni
1:45 PM5:00 PM HIC Exhibits Open
2:00 PM3:15 PM Class Session 7
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
All Star Choir Rehearsal
3 of 7
Stephanie Rhoades & Nick Hanson
 Music Beginning Ringing Track
Session 3 of 5
Kathleen Wissinger
Intermediate Ringing Track
Session 3 of 5
Michèle Sharik
Child’s Play: Handchime Petting Zoo
Session 1 of 3
Venita MacGorman
REGULAR CLASSES
Beyond Vibrations: Handchimes for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Alex Gartner
Arranging For Handbells with Other Instruments Christian Guebert
The Eight-fold Path to a Better Handbell Program Greig Ashurst
To C6 and Beyond KatRyn Howell
Understanding Our Passion for Handbells Kimberlee Strepka
Live Streaming 201: Practical Application and Roundtable Derek Nance & Bob Avant
Ringing Articulations Kathleen Ebling Shaw
Join the Band! Writing Handbell Arrangements to Enhance Your Contemporary Worship Brenda E. Austin
Stretching for Musicians Rob Meyer-Kukan
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
Certification Level 2: Music Theory
Session 4 of 4 – TEST
Michael Glasgow
Certification Level 1: Conducting
Session 4 of 4 – TEST
Lee Afdahl
HIC SHOWCASE
What’s New at Schulmerich Schulmerich Bells
3:15 PM3:45 PM Cookie & Coffee Break — Shop at HIC Exhibits
3:45 PM5:00 PM Session 8
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
All Star Choir Rehearsal
4 of 7
Stephanie Rhoades & Nick Hanson
 Music Beginning Ringing Track
Session 4 of 5
Kathleen Wissinger
Intermediate Ringing Track
Session 4 of 5
Michèle Sharik
After the Prelude: Bells in Worship
Session 1 of 2
Bill Mathis
REGULAR CLASSES
Beyond Vibrations: Handchimes for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Alex Gartner
Roundtable: Signing Your Life Away; A Chat on Clinicians, Commissions, and Contracts Michael Glasgow
Change Ringing: American Style Danny Lyons
Malmark Maintenance
Weaving 101 Debbie Henning
Playing the Truth and Living the Music Meredith Ann Gaines
Partner Stretching for Musicians Rob Meyer-Kukan
Conducting for What You Want Beth Judd
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
Certification: Handbells in Education
Session 1 of 2
Margi Zearley
Certification Level 2: Arranging and Composing
Session 2 of 3
John Behnke
HIC SHOWCASE
New Chorister’s Guild Music for Worship, Community, and School Chorister’s Guild
5:30 PM6:45 PM Hymn Festival  Chancel Ringers of First United Methodist of Downers Grove

News & Announcements

Registration for those who pre-registered will open February 1.

General Registration for Nat'l Seminar, Master Class, and Distinctly Teen will open February 15.

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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