Connecticut RING-a-Palooza 2023

Local events provide an opportunity for ringers to meet, share experiences, have fun, and develop musicianship and ringing skills. This event is sponsored by the Handbell Musicians of America for the benefit of its members. Registration is available only for current members of the Handbell Musicians of America, or members of any ensemble they represent. To join HMA, go to Individuals, small groups, partial choirs, and complete choirs are all welcome.


Saturday, September 23, 2023, 9 AM to 12 PM


Universalist Church
433 Fern St
West Hartford, CT

Event Schedule

  • 8:30 – 9:10 AM: Arrive and Check In
  • 9:15 – 10:00 AM: First Group Activity
  • 10:00 – 10:45 AM: Full Group Ringing Workshop
  • 10:45 – 11:00 AM: Break
  • 11:00 – 12:00 PM: Second Group Activity
  • 12 PM: Pack and Clean Up



Suzanne Neafus
CT State Chair
Handbell Musicians of America, Area 1
[email protected]

Susan Schultz
Event Registrar
Handbell Musicians of America, Area 1
[email protected]

Event Details

Are you in a Ringing Rut? Leave your inhibitions at home and join us. This half-day event will allow ringers of all ages to grow in their bell ringing experience. All levels are welcome, and no music to learn ahead of time. We will ring, we will laugh, and we will learn!

What to Bring

Each ringer should bring gloves and a music binder.

Registration Information

This event is free to all active HMA members. Registration is required, please do so by Sept
19th. Participating ringers may register individually or register more than one ringer. Youth
ringers are welcome! Please register at least one Adult as a chaperone for every ten ringers
under the age of 18.