Spring Rings around Area 1

Scholarships Available

Individuals who are a member of Handbell Musicians of America (or who are part of a group that is a member) and 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 and have never attended an Area 1 or National event may apply for the Bradford Scholarship for Directors.

Choirs/Ensembles who have at least one person who is a member of Handbell Musicians of America and are attending an Area 1 or National Event for the first time may apply for the Bradford Scholarship for Choirs.

Vermont

Director’s Workshop Date:April 24, 2020
6 – 9 PM.
Director’s Workshop Location: Newport Church of God, Newport, VT

Spring Ring Date:April 25, 2020
Spring Ring Location: North Country Union High, Newport, VT
Clinician: Brian Childers

More Info/Registration PDF: Download here.

New Hampshire

Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020, from  8:15 AM – 5:00 PM
Location:  Abbott Downing School, 152 South Street Concord, NH 03301
Clinician: Dan Moore
Info/Registration:
Early-bird registration available until March 1
Registration closes on April 1
Refunds issued for cancellations made before March 8 (Less a $2 processing fee)
For more event details and registration click here
Event Contacts: Heidi Prior & Hilary Justice nh.area1@handbellmusicians.org

Maine

Date:  Saturday, March 28, 2020, 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)
Info/Registration:
Early-bird registration available until February 25
Registration closes on March 14
For more event details and registration click here
Event Contact: Sue Evans, me.area1@handbellmusicians.org

Connecticut

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Haddam-Killingworth Middle School, Killingworth, CT
Clinician: Jane Nolan
Info/Registration:
Registration closes on March 23
Refunds issued for cancellations made before March 8 (Less a $2 processing fee)
For more event details and registration click here
Event Contact:
Gina Williams
CT State Chair
ct.area1@handbellmusicians.org
Notes:
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 1.  Please contact Gina Williams at ct.area1@handbellmusicians.org.

Rhode Island

5th Annual RI Holiday Handbell Spectacular

Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020
Location: TBD
Clinician: TBD
Info/Registration: N/A
Public Concert at 7pm

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

 

 

Massachusetts

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020, from 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Tewksbury Memorial High School, 320 Pleasant St., Tewksbury, MA 01876
Clinician: Diane Burke
Info/Registration:
Registration closes on April 15
Refunds issued for cancellations made before April 1 (Less a $2 processing fee)
For more event details and registration click here
Event Contacts:
Abigail Schoppe
MA State Chair
ma.area1@handbellmusicians.org

Karen Leonard
Event Co-Chair
WCUMCKEL@aol.com