Conference Schedule

Festival Conference 2023 Schedule has not been published yet, but here is the 2022 schedule to give you an idea of how the days flow.  2023 will be different since it starts on Friday at 1 PM instead of Thursday.

 

Course and Conference Schedule:

Exact schedule is subject to change.

Session Time Event / Class# Class Name
Thursday June 23    
1.1 1:00-5:00PM Equipment Load-in and Registration  
1.2 4:30-6:00 PM Dinner  
1.3 6:15-6:30 PM Announcements  
1.4 6:30-7:45 PM Massed Rehearsal #1  
1.5 8:00-9:30 PM Opening Concert  
Friday, June 24    
2.1 6:30-8:00 AM Breakfast  
2.2 8:00-9:15 AM Bronze Rehearsal #1  
    101 Handbell Techniques from A-Z – Lee
    103 Weaving – Berdensey
    107 All About that Bass…but Safely – Kohler
    112 Keeping Up Handbell Skills – Hanson
    201 Ready To Go Solo? – LeBrun
    210 Introduction to Ensemble Ringing – Nolan/Wallace
    303T.a Coppers Festival Choir – Fozard
    401 Directing vs Conducting – Moore/Henderson
    502T.a Advanced Conducting – Leonard
    505 Rhythm in a Flash – HCerullo
    601 Rep Reading Christmas – Whitehead
    802 Maori Stick Game – James
2.3 9:35-9:55 AM Mini-Concert #1  
2.4 10:05-11:20 AM Massed Rehearsal #2  
    402 Rehearsal Techniques and Critical Listening – Moore/Henderson
2.5 11:30-1:00 PM Lunch  
2.6 1:00-2:15 PM Coppers Rehearsal #1  
    102 Stopped Techniques – PLarson
    107 All About that Bass…but Safely – Kohler
    109 How Do I Ring That Bell? – LeBrun
    115 Bell Trees – Peter Grossmann
    202 Traveling four-in-hand – Krantz
    301T.a Bronze Festival Choir – Hanson
    403 Selecting Appropriate Repertoire – Moore/Henderson
    504 Complex Rhythm and Time – LLarson
    505 Rhythm in a Flash – HCerullo
    602 Songs from the Stage and Silver Screen – Leonard
2.7 2:35-3:50 PM Tins Rehearsal #1  
    103 Weaving – Berdensey
    109 How Do I Ring That Bell? – LeBrun
    113 Back (Ringing) to the Future – Fozard
    115 Bell Trees – Peter Grossmann
    205 Solo Artistry – James
    302T.a Coppers Plus Festival Choir – Becker
    501T.a Beginning Conducting – Toll
    504 Complex Rhythm and Time – LLarson
    507 Percussion Performance – Ersson
    509 Take Me Out to the Bell Game! – Arnold
    603 Rep Reading Pop/Rock – Hanson
    801T.a African Drumming – Visbaras
    804 Cup Games – Seiler/Stack
2.8 4:10-5:25 PM Bronze Rehearsal #2  
    104 Advanced Treble Techniques – Ewing
    109 How Do I Ring That Bell? – LeBrun
    111 Call Change Ringing – James
    112 Keeping Up Handbell Skills – Hanson
    202 Traveling four-in-hand – Krantz
    303T.b Coppers Festival Choir – Fozard
    304 Bell Berserkers – Visbaras
    503 Introduction to Music Theory – Nolan
    507 Percussion Performance – Ersson
    604 Rep Reading Processionals – Foreman
    806 Barbershop-style a cappella Singing – Degan
2.9 5:30-7:00 PM Dinner  
    702 Improvising Worship Round Table – Whitehead
2.1 7:10-8:25 PM Massed Rehearsal #3  
2.11 8:35-9:30 PM Mini-Concert #2  
Saturday, June 25      
3.1 6:30-8:00 AM Breakfast  
3.2 8:00-9:15 AM Tins Rehearsal #2  
    102 Stopped Techniques – PLarson
    108 Beyond BASSics – Hanson
    203 Blocking (The Art of Choreography) – Krantz
    210 Introduction to Ensemble Ringing – Nolan/Wallace
    302T.b Coppers Plus Festival Choir – Becker
    404 Teaching Safe Ringing Techniques – Moore/Henderson
    502T.b Advanced Conducting – Leonard
    508 The One-Person Handbell Ensemble – Chamberlin
    511 Marking Your Music – HCerullo
    605 Rep Reading Fascinating Rhythms – Lee
    704 Round Table for Community Groups – Rhoades
    801T.b African Drumming – Visbaras
    804 Cup Games – Seiler/Stack
3.3 9:35-9:55 AM Mini-Concert #3  
3.4 10:05-11:20 AM Massed Rehearsal #4  
3.5 11:30-1:00 PM Lunch  
3.6 1:00-2:15 PM Coppers Rehearsal #2  
    101 Handbell Techniques from A-Z – Lee
    103 Weaving – Berdensey
    205 Solo Artistry – James
    206 Solo Coaching – LeBrun
    301T.b Bronze Festival Choir – Hanson
    304 Bell Berserkers – PLarson
    405 Recruitment and Ensemble/Choir Management – Moore/Henderson
    502T.c Advanced Conducting – Leonard
    506 Dynamic Ringing – Ersson
    508 The One-Person Handbell Ensemble – Chamberlin
    511 Marking Your Music – HCerullo
    606 Rep Reading New Compositions – Williams
3.7 2:35-3:50 PM Tins Rehearsal #3  
    104 Advanced Treble Techniques – Ewing
    110 The Chime of Your Life – Russo/Stack
    113 Back (Ringing) to the Future – Fozard
    203 Blocking (The Art of Choreography) – Krantz
    302T.c Coppers Plus Festival Choir – Becker
    501T.b Beginning Conducting – Toll
    503 Introduction to Music Theory – Nolan
    506 Dynamic Ringing – Ersson
    607 Rep Reading Level 4 – LeBrun
    703 Handbell History – Schultz
    801T.c African Drumming – Visbaras
    806 Barbershop-style a cappella Singing – Degan
    901 Bell Maintenance Malmark – Moore
    902 Bell Maintenance Schulmerich – Chamberlin
3.8 4:10-5:25 PM Bronze Rehearsal #3  
    102 Stopped Techniques – PLarson
    110 The Chime of Your Life – Russo/Stack
    201 Ready To Go Solo? – LeBrun
    210 Introduction to Ensemble Ringing – Nolan/Wallace
    303T.c Coppers Festival Choir – Fozard
    304 Bell Berserkers – Berdensey
    510 How do I legally arrange THAT song? – Hanson
    608 Rep Reading Across Cultures – Foreman
    802 Maori Stick Game – James
    901 Bell Maintenance Malmark – Moore
    902 Bell Maintenance Schulmerich – Chamberlin
3.9 5:30-7:00 PM Dinner  
3.1 7:10-8:25 PM Coppers Rehearsal #3  
    104 Advanced Treble Techniques – Ewing
    204 Hands on Practical Applications – Krantz
    206 Solo Coaching – James
    301T.c Bronze Festival Choir – Hanson
    406 Tools of the Trade – Equipping the Ensemble – Moore/Henderson
    509 Take Me Out to the Bell Game! – Arnold
    512 No Pain – No Gain – Childers
    609 Rep Reading Hymn Tunes – Wallace
3.11 8:35-9:30 PM Mini-Concert #4  
Sunday, June 26      
4.1 6:30-8:00 AM Breakfast  
4.2 8:00-8:45 AM Worship Service  
4.3 9:00-10:15 AM Coppers Rehearsal #4  
    111 Call Change Ringing – James
    206 Solo Coaching – Krantz
    304 Bell Berserkers – Wallace
    510 How do I legally arrange THAT song? – Hanson
    703 Handbell History – Schultz
    804 Cup Games – Seiler/Stack
4.4 10:30-11:45 AM Tins Rehearsal #4  
4.4 / 4.5
11:15-12:45 PM Lunch  
4.5 12:00-1:00 PM Bronze Rehearsal #4  
4.6 1:15-2:30 PM Massed Rehearsal #5  
4.7 3:00-4:30 PM Final Concert