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

April 22, 2016 7:51 AM

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 […]

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Who is running for Chair Elect now?

April 3, 2016 7:23 PM

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 […]

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Event Roundup: Spring Rings, Workshops, Family Handbell Camp

March 31, 2016 11:56 AM

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 […]

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Project Education Workshops on April 30 with 2 Locations!

March 20, 2016 7:11 AM

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!

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MVR to Host Skill Building Workshop on May 21

March 18, 2016 12:50 PM

Skill Building Workshop Presented by the Merrimack Valley Ringers.  Join MVR for an afternoon packed with workshops for all skill levels taught by MVR’s enthusiastic members.  The event is hosted by the Gold Dome Ringers of the Wilbraham United Church.  The fee is $10.00 for early registration, $15.00 after May 1st.  After the workshop attendees […]

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BBR to Host Workshop with Michael Joy on May 14

February 15, 2016 2:34 PM

Back Bay Ringers of Boston presents a Workshop with Michael Joy! Spend a day ringing and learning with renowned handbell conductor, composer, and arranger Michael Joy. The workshop will include several breakout sessions of your choice and repertoire readings of music selected by Michael. Click here to find out more

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Boston Handbell Festival 2016 with Michael Joy

February 14, 2016 5:58 PM

Information has been released for the 2016 Boston Handbell Festival.  Be sure to check it out.

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Family Handbell Camp Registration is open

January 31, 2016 7:58 PM

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Spotlight on Penobscot Bay Ringers

January 23, 2016 12:46 PM

Penobscot Bay Ringers commissions work in honor of group co-founder, Leigh Smith written by Amy Rollins Penobscot Bay Ringers, a community handbell choir based in Camden, Maine, recently commissioned a new handbell arrangement, entitled Ringing in the Season, in honor of Leigh Smith. The dedication on the arrangement masthead reads, “Commissioned by the Penobscot Bay […]

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January Board Meeting Postponed

January 22, 2016 10:33 AM

The January Board meeting scheduled for 1/22/2016 is postponed due to weather.  Rescheduled Date is TBD.

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