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Summit 2022

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Summit 2022
June 17-18
Waco, TX


Recent News

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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Save the Date – Summit 2022

Save the Date! Area 9 Summit 2022 is scheduled for June 17-18, 2022. Stay tuned to our website and social media for more details to come!

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Area 9 Scholarships for 2021 HMA National Seminar

Handbell Musicians of America’s National Seminar offers a wealth of musical experiences, whether you’re a ringer, a director, or a composer. It provides a unique opportunity to meet fellow handbell musicians and develop life-long friendships with those that share your...

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