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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.

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Spring Ring 2023!

Registration is open for Spring Ring 2023, to be held March 4, 2023 at various locations across Area 9 with an assortment of fantastic clinicians! Check out the Events page, plan to attend the nearest location, and start working on the exciting repertoire. See you in...

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Bring the Ring 2022!

Area 9 has a fun handbell event planned for you! Sign up at one of the registration links below for a workshop for some technique review and a reading session that will include our Spring Ring 2023 selections (music can be purchased subject to availability or...

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Scholarship Applications Now Open

Area 9 is delighted to offer several scholarships to various Handbell Musicians of America events including: Area 9 Summit International Handbell Symposium College Ring-In To view information and apply for these scholarships, please visit...

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Adventures in Ringing

        By Nikki Evans 2019 Area 9 Scholarship Recipient and 2022 Area 9 Summit featured performer Some of you may remember hearing from me a couple of years ago. I was Area 9’s scholarship recipient for National Seminar in St. Louis in 2019. When...

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Summit Registration Now Open

Registration for Summit 2022 - A New Adventure is now open! Visit https://area9hma.regfox.com/summit-2022 to register now or https://area9.handbellmusicians.org/summit-2022/ to learn more!

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