High School Ring Out

The Ringout

Get ready for a day of high energy, intense ringing!  The high school ringout is an exceptional learning experience, created specially for today’s high school students. Do your program and your youth ringers a favor and put the High School Ring-Out on their calendars now!

High School Ring Out 2017 Quick info:

DATE: Saturday, November 11, 2017  Cancelled.  Reschedule TBD.
LOCATION:
Souhegan High School
412 Post Road
Amherst, NH

REGISTRATION

TBD

CLINICIAN: Brian Seemann
REGISTRATION DEADLINE
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SCHEDULE (tentative):
 9:00  –  Early arrival
9:30  –  Registration
10:00  –  Opening bell, announcements, stretches (All choirs set up and prepared to ring)
10:15  –  Rehearsal I
11:15  –  Break / BYO snacks
11:30  –  Rehearsal II / Director’s meeting
12:30  –  Lunch – BYO / Solo Rehearsals
1:15  –  Rehearsal III
2:15  –  Dress Rehearsal
3:00  –  Concert – Open to the public. Invite everyone you know!!
4:15  –  Pack up and depart for a safe trip home

REPERTOIRE:

Resounding Fury – Krug – Beckenhorst – HB411
Appassionata – Joy – Beckenhorst – HB490
The First Noel – Cathy Moklebust – Jeffers Publishing JHS9480 – L3+

All music must be original purchased copies.  NO PHOTOCOPIES WILL BE ALLOWED.

Scholarships Available

If you have a need for some financial assistance in order to attend this event, please apply for the financial assistance scholarship.

Directors who are members of the Handbell Musicians of America in Area 1 and have never attended an Area 1 or National event may apply for the Bradford Scholarship for Directors.

Also any Choirs who are attending an Area 1 or National Event for the first time may apply for the Bradford Scholarship for Choirs.

About the Guest Clinician:

Brian Seemann has extensive musical expertise, with special focus on handbells. He began ringing in grade school with the youth handbell choir at Whitehouse United Methodist Church in Readington, New Jersey. He moved to Boston to study composition at The Boston Conservatory before returning to Philadelphia and majoring in urban planning at Temple University. He has led several church handbell choirs, and since 2013, has been Artistic Director and Conductor for the Philadelphia Handbell Ensemble. Brian currently lives in Boston, MA, where he is now the Artistic Director of the New England Ringers, and the Director of Events for Inspire Arts & Music, a non-profit arts organization. Brian spent four summers marching with the Jersey Surf and Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps, and through his current job continues to remain involved in the drum corps activity. 

 

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