Handchime Success – Woodland Boys Choir

This article written by Sharryl S. Pond, Founder & Artistic Director The Chime Loan Program was exactly what was needed to enhance the teaching of boys in our choirs of the Woodlands Boys Choir and also enhance worship in the church where I serve (which also...

Time to Write My “Christmas Letter”

This article written by Patty Highland, Area 9 Chair As December rolls around, I find myself in the midst of concerts, worship services, and events celebrating the season. I also find myself frantically trying to write that yearly “Christmas Letter” to send to friends...

Briargrove Elementary Chime Loan Update

This article written by Bill Nave of Briargrove Elementary Briargrove Elementary wants to thank Area 9 for the use of the set of choir chimes for this past school year. Briargrove is a school in the Galleria area of Houston with about 860 students kindergarten through...

El Sistema Chime Loan Update

This article written by Lani Garner of El Sistema Oklahoma City El Sistema OKC is a unique after-school music program that serves over 250 underserved public school children in the heart of Oklahoma City. Students receive an orchestra instrument and music instruction...

Trinity Episcopal Chime Loan Update

This article written by Laura Hyatt of Trinity Episcopal Church. Trinity Episcopal was a grateful recipient of the chime loan program for the 2016-17 school year. The chimes were used by the 4th-8th grade school choir and 5th-6th grade general music classes. The...