NOMINATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE AREA 1 Margaret H. Shurcliff Leadership Award Is there someone special you know who tirelessly promotes handbells and HMA for Area1? Is there a teacher or director who had the patience and took the extra time to get you and...
Dear Directors and Handbell Musicians, It is with heavy hearts that we have made the decision, based upon the guidelines of the healthcare experts, to cancel this year’s Friends and Family Handbell Camp. We are sure this announcement comes as no surprise to most of...
All Area 1 Spring Rings have been cancelled or rescheduled due to COVID-19 concerns. Please click the header link for more information.
Check out this new map of known handbell ensembles in Area 1. These groups are not necessarily members of Handbell Musicians of America, but as a service to you, we try to list every ensemble we can.
Lots of people have shared many pictures on facebook and other social media sites, but here is a selection of some of our favorites.
The first evening of Area 1’s 2019 Festival Conference brought the opening bell, the first Massed rehearsal, and the opening concert by Forté.