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.

Chime Loan Program

Learn more about Area 9’s Chime Loan Program to get three-octaves of handchimes in your classroom for the 2019-2020 school year. The application is easy to complete online. What are you waiting for?

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Recent News

Area 9 Bylaws Update 2019

Have you met our new Virtual Assistant Jeremy yet? He has some info on our current bylaws voting process you may find interesting. Take a peek!

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Wow Moments

This article written by Andrew Dugan, Area 9 Membership A rare and beautiful thing happened in the early part of May. A young boy let out a “WOW!” at the end of the Boston Handel & Haydn Society’s performance of Mozart’s Masonic Funeral Music. It went viral to...

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Overseas to Oklahoma

This article written by Jill Fite, Area 9 Education Chair When our pastor and his wife volunteered to host two foreign exchange students last fall, I had no idea what kind of positive impact they would have on our handbell choir. Our pastor’s wife is a new ringer,...

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