Fundamental Tone

 The Fundamental Tone

The Fundamental Tone is the official Handbell Musicians of America Area 1 newsletter.  In it, you will find all the information you need to keep your ensemble going, learn about upcoming events, and hear the latest handbell news from around New England.

The Fundamental Tone is published digitally and old issues may be found right here on this website.

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Current Issue

Fundamental Tone: June 2022


Submission Information

Fundamental Tone is the bimonthly (formerly quarterly) newsletter for Area 1. Please send your submissions to

Deadlines for article submission are 18th of the month prior to publication. (Jan 18 for Feb 1 publication, etc)
The fundamental tone is published 6 times per year on the following dates:

  • February 1
  • April 1
  • June 1
  • August 1
  • Oct 1
  • Dec 1

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