Welcome to Area 1

Serving Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont

Festival Conference 2019

Coming July 2019
University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

Recent News

Fall Skill Building Workshops by Handbell Musicians of America

With multiple FREE sessions in October & November, all around New England, there's no reason not to take a closer look at these skill building workshops that will help you with the ringing skills and get you prepared for Festival Conference 2019 in Hartford.  Click...

Bells of Peace – November 11

Handbell musicians are invited to ring Bells of Peace on November 11 On November 11, 2018, at 11:00 am, handbell musicians across America are invited to toll bells in their communities to commemorate the centennial of the armistice that brought an end to hostilities...

Amy Rollins named Area 1 Communications Director

Carlene Ruesenberg, Chair of the Handbell Musicians of America Area 1, is pleased to announce that Amy Rollins has been appointed and is now serving Area 1 as its Communications Director. Working collaboratively with executive leadership, the Webmaster and Newsletter...

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