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

State Spring Rings

Can’t make it to Festival/Conference?  Come to a Spring Ring for a chance to hone your skills and make beautiful music in a smaller venue closer to home!

Local Skill Building Workshops

Area 1 tries hard to provide free opportunities to learn new skills, practice your old ones, and meet new ringers at our local skill building.

Area 1 Calendar

Do you have an upcoming event that's not yet listed? Email webmaster.area1@handbellmusicians.org to get it added!

Recent News

FREE! Fall Skill Building Workshops!

FREE Fall Skill Building Workshops -- Scheduled throughout Area 1 -- sign up for one near you! NEW THIS YEAR! REGISTRATION IS FREE FOR MEMBERS and THEIR RINGERS! Bring your whole choir, or come on your own to brush up on or learn new skills, including four-in-hand,...

Holiday Rep Reading + Skill Building Workshop w/ Lincoln Ringers

The Bells of St. Matthews and The Lincoln Ringers are sponsoring a Holiday Rep Reading/Skill Building Workshop!  This event is endorsed by the Handbell Musicians of America. Saturday, September 30, 2017, St. Matthew’s Church, Acton, MA, 8:30 am to 4 pm Register Here...