• Director’s Seminar: January 2016

    2016 Director’s Seminar News! Mark your calendars now and plan to join us a UMASS Amherst on January 29 & 30, 2016 for our Annual Director’s Seminar.  We’re excited to announce our clinician will be Jason Krug!  More information will follow, but mark your calendars NOW – and remember, this event is open to ALL […]

  • Area 1 takes Pinnacle by Storm!

    Well, not precisely by storm, but we did have a crew go to Pinnacle this year. Sue Wilbur Jean Degan Susan Schultz Karen Leonard Chuck & Lisa Arnold Joan Fossum Emlee Kohler Kim Strepka Krishna Ersson Greg Urban                     And Sue Wilbur received a thank you […]

  • Save the Date (Family Handbell Camp is Back!)

    The AREA 1 Friends and Family Handbell Camp is BACK. June 23 – 26, 2016. It’s only 4 blocks from the beach.  You can check out the facilities and photos at  WWW.OCEANWOOD.ORG Oceanwood Camp and Conference Center 17 Royal St Ocean Park, ME 04063  

  • 2015 Area 1 Festival/Conference CD Order Form

    Here is the form you can fill out if you want to order a CD of the closing concert. Click here to download the PDF.

  • Biennial Meeting Reports: 2015 at UMass Amherst

    The Biennial Meeting for Area 1 is held at the Festival Conference.  The reports from the chairs and committees are posted here. 2013 meeting minutes Biennial_meeting_minutes 06282013 Officer Reports Biennial Treasurer’s Report 2015 Committee Reports Chime report Biennial 2015 Biennial Membership 2015 Election Results 2015 Education Liaison Biennial report 2015 High School Ring Out 2015 […]

  • Monthly Group Spotlight: Wesley Ringers

    We are the Wesley Ringers from the Simbury United Methodist Church in Simsbury, CT. We are comprised of 6th – 11th grade students and an adult assistant.  Unlike adult groups, children and youth music groups change every year.  Children grow into teenagers and teenagers into adults.  Different outside activities pose different challenges every year.  As […]