Daily Schedule – Wednesday

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

8:00 AM–5:30 PM Registration Desk Open
8:00 AM1:00 PM HIC Exhibits Open
9:00 AM10:15 AM Class Session 1
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
  Handbell Director Bootcamp – Session 1 of 6 Bill & Carolynne Mathis
Advanced Ringing Track – Session 1 of 5 Deb Carr & Ed Rollins
REGULAR CLASSES
Multimedia in Handbell Performance Ron Mallory
Concrete Solutions for Common Problems Fred Gramann
Bell Trees: In the Beginning Barbara Brocker
Four-in-Hand Techniques KatRyn Howell
Flute Choir Sondra Tucker
Ringing the Buckets Doesn’t Take Superpowers Leslie Lewis
  The Power of One: Unison Exercises Kathleen Wissinger
Intro to Conducting Al Reese
Creating & Sustaining a Handbell Program for Young Ringers Neesa Hart
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
  Level 3: Arranging & Composing – Session 1 of 3  
HIC SHOWCASE
Solo & Small Ensemble Music Heitz Handbells and Music
10:15 AM10:45 AM Break  Shop at HIC Exhibits
10:45 AM12:00 PM Class Session 2
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
Fascinating Rhythm – Session 1 of 3 Cathy Moklebust
  Advanced Ringing Track – Session 2 of 5 Deb Carr & Ed Rollins
REGULAR CLASSES
Recording All Parts Yourself Ron Mallory
Metal & Muscle KatRyn Howell
Bell Trees: Beginning Keyboard Barbara Brocker
Flute Choir Sondra Tucker
Taming the Buckets (Assignments and Using Table Space Effectively) Leslie Lewis
Whitechapel Maintenance Kathryn Hughes
Finding the Funds Neesa Hart
  Conducting Creatively I Beth Judd
Organizing Your Ringing Year Kathleen Wissinger
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
  Level 3: Handbell Techniques – Session 1 of 4 Michèle Sharik
HIC SHOWCASE
Agape/Hope Publishing: There’s Always Hope Hope Publishing
12:00 PM1:00 PM Lunch (on your own) — Shop at HIC Exhibits
1:00 PM1:45 PM Welcome Concert  Twin Cities Bronze
1:45 PM4:00 PM HIC Exhibits Open
2:00 PM3:15 PM Class Session 3
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
All Star Choir – Session 1 of 7 KC Congdon, Arnold Sherman
Fascinating Rhythm – Session 2 of 3 Cathy Moklebust
Intermediate Ringing Track – Session 1 of 5 Al Reese
REGULAR CLASSES
  Building Skills for the Ensemble – Session 1 of 2 Emily Li
  Concrete Solutions for Common Problems Fred Gramann
Bell Trees: Beyond the Basics Barbara Brocker
Add Bells and Stir! Processionals Kathleen Wissinger
Overview of Music Theory Ron Mallory
Conducting Creatively I Beth Judd
Creating and Sustaining a Handbell Program for Young Ringers Neesa Hart
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
  Level 3: Handbell Techniques – Session 2 of 4 Michèle Sharik
HIC SHOWCASE
  Doubling Down with C2-B2 Choirchimes – A Guide for Ringers, Directors & Composers Malmark Bellcraftsmen
3:15 PM3:45 PM Shopping HIC Exhibits
3:45 PM5:00 PM Session 4
TRACKS & ALL-STAR CHOIRS
All-Star Choir – Session 2 of 7 KC Congdon, Arnold Sherman
Handbell Director Bootcamp – Session 2 of 6 Bill & Carolynne Mathis
Intermediate Ringing Track – Session 2 of 5 Al Reese
REGULAR CLASSES
  Building Skills for the Ensemble – Session 2 of 2 Emily Li
Say Goodbye to Cups and Sticks (Great Musical Games) Josh Fitzgerald
Four-in-Hand Techniques KatRyn Howell
  Problems, Possibilities & All That Jazz Ed Rollins
Schulmerich Maintenance Marie Page
Add Bells and Stir! Processionals Kathleen Wissinger
A Hand Clappin’, Foot-Stompin’ Funky Good Time Michèle Sharik
CERTIFICATION CLASSES
  Level 3: Arranging & Composing – Session 2 of 3 John Behnke
HIC SHOWCASE
Beckenhorst Showcase Session Beckenhorst Press
5:15 PM6:30 PM Opening Concert – Houston Chamber Ringers
6:30 PM8:00 PM HIC Happy Hour Shopathon

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.