Score Study – It’s Not Just for Directors!

This article written by Marci Corey, Area 9 Treasurer Each semester when I pick music for the various handbell groups I direct I spend some time studying the scores before presenting the music at a rehearsal. Score study is, in my opinion, a necessity for directors,...

An Important Note from AGEHR Publishing

We have discovered some errors in the 2-3 octave version of Karen Thompson’s “Acclamation in G Minor,” AG23046. We are offering a free download of page 6 in the 2-3 octave version on our website E Press which will correct these errors and allow...

The Friends I Could Have Missed

This article written by Dellinda Ebeling, Texas Representative It’s amazing the number of great people in my life I would never have met if not for handbells! So said a posting on Facebook today. Ok, it read “music;” but I substituted “handbells” because this is a...

Instrumental Therapy

This article was written by Ruth Seiwell, Area 9 Chair Handbells are a musical instrument. Handbells are cast of bronze. Handbells often mean working with an ensemble. Are handbells a sanctuary? What are handbells to you? Consider ringing handbells as your sanctuary;...

Silent Auction Prize Creates Tulsa Mega Concert

This article written by Mike McCrary, Director of Tulsa Festival Ringers At the 2014 Symposium in Atlanta, one of the silent auction items was a concert with David Weck, Jane Holstein, and Joel Raney. Sheryl Cory, a charter member of Tulsa Festival Ringers, was the...