Words. Just Words.

This article written by Jeremy Springer, Area 9 Finance Advisor & Communications Chair Words are such a tricky thing. I deal with words on a daily basis as the communications chair for Area 9. I have to find the right words to communicate effectively in an e-mail...

Do We Love to Play Bells or Not?

This article written by Paula Barnes, Oklahoma Representative Handbell ringers like to play bells; we like the music. So why are bell players so somber and unexpressive when they play? Most will say they are concentrating, but I suggest it is because we do not...

Back to Ringing. Back to Smiling.

This article was written by Patty Highland, Area 9 Secretary Back to Ringing As we approach the end of summer, many of us anticipate with great joy the return to our musical ensembles and to ringing handbells again. I appreciate a summer break, but I always look...