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Spotlight: World’s Oldest UCC Congregation Celebrates with Commissioned piece

September 16, 2016 3:05 PM

West Parish of West Barnstable will be celebrating the 400th Anniversary of the congregation at a service on Sunday, October 16th at 3:00 PM in the Meetinghouse (2049 Meetinghouse Way, Rte. 149, West Barnstable).  The public is invited to attend.  A commissioned piece of music by Ted. L. Hine will be offered by choir, handbells, organ […]

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Spotlight: Bronze Ambassadors at the Big E!

September 2, 2016 8:52 AM

The Bronze Ambassadors of the United Christian Academy in Newport, VT will represent the state of Vermont on Vermont Day at the Big E, September 24. They will be playing two concerts, one at 1:00 and the other at 3:00 on the Storrowtown Tavern green. They will be joined by some special guests, and will […]

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Oct 1: The Bells of St. Matthews and The Lincoln Ringers host Rep Reading/Skill Building Workshop

September 1, 2016 8:46 AM

The Bells of St. Matthew’s and The Lincoln Ringers are pleased to sponsor our third annual Holiday Rep Reading and Skill Building Workshops. KICK OFF THE FALL WITH THE FOURTH ANNUAL HOLIDAY REP READING AND SKILL BUILDING WORKSHOPS We’ll have a variety of skill building and fun workshops in the morning followed by an afternoon of rep […]

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

August 16, 2016 6:43 AM

[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 […]

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Festival/Conference 2017 Repertoire posted

May 16, 2016 11:00 AM

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

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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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