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Serving Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont

Festival Conference 2023!

Worcester State University
June 23-25, 2023

[Area 1’s event was] the best festival I’ve been a part of…it really had a National Seminar feel, but was much more personal and so professionally done! Thanks for making me feel at home and for taking such good care of me while I was there! I’m now an Area 1 fan!!
— Brian Childers, F/C2022 Massed & Tins Clinician

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F/C 2023 Survey Results

Many thanks to everyone for coming to Area 1 Festival Conference 23!  I had a great time, and according to those of you who completed an evaluation after our event, so did you! What did you think of this year’s Festival? Here’s what the data says: How did you like the...

Handbell musicians present free concert on June 25

Worcester, MA – Whether you are a fan of handbell music or someone who has never seen a handbell concert, there will be an opportunity to experience this musical art form in all its glory, on Sunday, June 25, at Worcester State University. Handbell musicians,...