Spring Rings around Area 1

Scholarships Available

Scholarships are available on a variety of levels. If you are in need of financial assistance in order to attend one of these events, please review the scholarship information and application directions on our scholarships page.


Director’s Workshop Date: TBD
Director’s Workshop Location:

Spring Ring Date: TBD
Spring Ring Location:

More Info/Registration PDF:
Decision on Spring ring will happen in January 2022.

New Hampshire

Date: None scheduled for 2022
Event Contacts: nh.area1@handbellmusicians.org


Date:  Saturday, March 26, 2022, from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Location:  Auburn Middle School, 38 Falcon Drive, Auburn, ME 04210
Clinicians: Dan Moore (Coppers and Massed) and Kim Visbaras (Tins)
Stay tuned for further details
Event Contact: Dana Humphreys, me.area1@handbellmusicians.org


Date:Saturday March 26, 2022 from 9 AM – 3:30 PM
Location: Wethersfield United Methodist Church 150 Prospect Street Wethersfield CT 06109
Clinician: Lawrence Berdensey
Event Contact: Suzanne Neafus, CT State Chair  —  ct.area1@handbellmusicians.org
Extra Scholarship Available: The Shoreline Ringers will sponsor $300 in scholarships toward the purchase of music to be used at the CT Spring Ring. Full or partial bell choirs may apply. The maximum scholarship amount per choir will be $100. Bell choirs who wish to apply should do so by March 15.  Email CT State Chair at ct.area1@handbellmusicians.org.

Rhode Island

RI Holiday Handbell Spectacular

Date: November (?) 2022
Location: TBD
Clinician: TBD
Info/Registration: N/A

Notes:  For more information contact:  Donna Horan at ri.area1@handbellmusicians.org




Date: Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Tewksbury Memorial High School, 320 Pleasant St., Tewksbury, MA 01876
Clinician: Diane Burke
Info/Registration: Click here for information
Event Contacts:
Abigail Schoppe
MA State Chair

  • Massed: “This Joyful Eastertide,” by Ron Mallory, AP46234. 3-5 oct. L3-.
  • Massed: “Celebration on Azmon,” by Brian Childers, LC201628L. 3-6 oct. L2+.
  • Tins: “I’m Just a Poor Wayfaring Stranger,” by Tammy Waldrop, HP2343. 3-5 oct. L2-.
  • Coppers: “Toccata on King’s Weston,” by Matthew Compton, HP2767. 3-6 oct. L3+.