Welcome to Area 9

Uniting people in Oklahoma and Texas to create a diverse community in which handbell musicians of all skill levels realize their full potential through a musically respected art form.

Bring the Ring!

With technique and rhythm tips and tricks sprinkled throughout, Bring the Ring will be more than just a reading session. All of the music, instruments, and equipment needed will be waiting for you. All you have to do is bring the ring!

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Rehearsal Procedures that Work

This article written by Kerry Johnston, North Carolina State Chair, for Area 3's Bell-O-Gram May 2019 edition. You can see the original article and much more at area3.handbellmusicians.org We all have our own ways to do things. If you are like me, you tend to get into...

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Children, Bells, and Church

This article written by Debra LeBrun, Virginia State Chair, for Area 3's Bell-O-Gram May 2019 edition. You can see the original article and much more at area3.handbellmusicians.org All of us who are involved in church music know that it has become increasingly...

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Miraculously Uncommon

This article written by Sandy Milner, Area 9 Oklahoma Representative As this article is published, I know that July 31st is drawing near (or maybe even passed); but did you know that July 31st is ​Uncommon​ Musical ​Instrument Awareness Day​, a day to celebrate odd,...

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YouTube? BellTube!

We need your YouTube videos of handbell/handchime performances! Please help us show off ensembles, choirs, and soloists near you by submitting a YouTube link to handbell videos with a short description (who, what, when/where) of the performance. If you know of a choir...

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