Come join your fellow Area 9 ringers at this year’s Spring Ring! With locations across Texas and Oklahoma, groups and ringers across the region will have the opportunity to share in ringing and fellowship under the direction of one of our fabulous Area 9 clinicians.

In addition to preparing the selected repertoire, choirs, small ensembles, and soloists are invited to prepare one piece to present to the group at the final concert.

Abilene, TX
St. Paul United Methodist Church

525 Beech St
Abilene, TX 79601 (view map)

Clinician: Dellinda Ebeling

Austin, TX
Bethany United Methodist Church

10010 Anderson Mill Rd
Austin, TX 78750 (view map)

Clinician: Stephanie Rhoades

Bartlesville, OK
Bartlesville First Church
4715 Price Rd
Bartlesville, OK 74006 (view map)
Clinician: Mark Arnold
Oklahoma City, OK
Southern Hills Baptist Church
8601 S Pennsylvania Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73159 (view map)
Clinician: Venita MacGorman

Brian Tervo, 3-5 octaves, L3, AGEHR AG35318

Bound for the Promised Land
arr. Derek Hakes, 3-7 octaves, L3-, Hope 2806

Somebody’s Knocking at Your Door
arr. Mark Arnold, 3-6 octaves, L3, Jubilate 47202

Song of Hope
Cynthia Dobrinski, 3-6 octaves, L2, Hope 2716


Saturday, March 4, 2023

  • 8:30am load in/set up/registration
  • 9:00am ready to ring
  • 12:00pm concert

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an age limit to enter the event?
This event is open to ringers ages 10 and up.

What COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed at the event?
Area 9 will be following local, sate, and CDC guidance to ensure all our guests are safe and comfortable at Spring Ring 2023. Specific details will be provided closer to the day of the event, but expect face coverings and social distancing to be strongly encouraged. If you have any specific questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to Mark Arnold at

What are my parking options getting to the event?
There is plenty of free on-site parking for this event at all locations.

Do I have to be a member of Handbell Musicians of America to attend this event?
No. All ringers at all skill levels are invited to join us at Spring Ring 2023.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
You can find contact information for all Handbell Musicians of America Area 9 officers at You can contact the event registrar – Diana Montgomery, Treasurer – directly at

Is my registration refundable?
Registration for this event is refundable when requested prior to the registration deadline for the location. Refund requests made after the registration deadline for the location will not be accepted for any reason. Please e-mail your refund request to Diana Montgomery at

Can I update my registration information?
You certainly can! If you noticed that you misspelled your name or gave the wrong telephone number, you can log into your RegFox account to adjust your registration yourself or contact Diana Montgomery at

Is my registration transferrable to another event?
Registration for this event is not transferable to other events.

Registration is $15 for HMA members or $25 for non-members.

Directors wanting to bring a group are welcome (and encouraged!) to do so. Ringers should register under the director’s HMA membership number.


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