• In the Spotlight: Ed Henderson on “A Unique Instrument”

    [This article has been reposted from the Lowell Sun.  See the original article for an additional video.] TEWKSBURY — It started when his parents put him in the handbell-ringing choir at his church in Newton. “They needed to have something for this crazy teenager to get involved in,” Edward Henderson Jr. said. Now 68, Henderson […]

  • Festival/Conference 2017 Repertoire posted

    Please check out the Festival Conference page for details. (Or click this header to bring you to the page.)

  • In the Spotlight: Karen Leonard, Ed Henderson for MA Spring Ring

    MASSACHUSETTS SPRING RING CELEBRATES 30 YEARS We all know that handbells in the US began right here in Boston in the early 1900’s when Margaret Shurcliff received a set of English handbells and started a choir on Beacon Hill.  This grew into the New England Guild of English Handbell Ringers which grew into the American […]

  • Who is running for Chair Elect now?

    There is a special election to fill the vacant position of Chair-Elect for the remainder of this cycle (until 2017).  If you are an member of the Guild, you will be receiving (or have received) voting information in the regular mail. However, if you’re just interested, please click this link to find out more about […]

  • Event Roundup: Spring Rings, Workshops, Family Handbell Camp

    Check out any or all of the events near you! Saturday, April 9:  Maine Spring Ring 8 AM – 5:30 PM  Winthrop, ME Saturday, April 16: Connecticut Spring Ring 8 AM – 4 PM Avon, CT Saturday, April 16:  New Hampshire Spring Ring 8 AM – 4 PM  Concord, NH Saturday, April 23: Cape Cod Spring […]

  • Project Education Workshops on April 30 with 2 Locations!

    Workshop offered in Gales Ferry, CT, and Acton, MA, on April 30, 2016. Come to this 3-hour hands-on workshop to learn about playing in an ensemble (emphasis on quartets and trios), or get coaching for your existing ensemble. You’ll leave well on your way to performing and finding new music!