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Area 12

Serving California, Nevada, and Hawaii

Calendar

  • Every Time a Bell Rings...

    July 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Sparks Amphitheater, 905 Victorian Avenue, Sparks, NV 89431

    Join Tintabulations' merry music making and storytelling in their Spring/Summer concert series, "Every Time a Bell Rings". Email us at tintabulations@gmail.com for more details.

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  • Every Time a Bell Rings...

    July 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    First United Methodist Church, 209 W 1st St, Reno, NV 89501, USA

    Join Tintabulations' merry music making and storytelling in their Spring/Summer concert series, "Every Time a Bell Rings". Email us at tintabulations@gmail.com for more details.

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  • Timbrenauts on Tour: A Handbell Variety Show

    July 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Clairemont Lutheran Church, 4271 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117, USA

    Timbrenauts on Tour
    A Handbell Variety Show

    Skits, songs, small ensembles, and more!

    Clairemont Lutheran Church
    4271 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117
    Friday, July 26 6:30 PM
    Admission is free. Donations gratefully accepted.

    Timbré is a Southern California-based lyrical percussion ensemble, featuring handbells, flute, keyboards, and dance. Join us for a night of musical magic as we travel home from performing at Handbell Musicians of America’s National Seminar in St. Louis!

    For more info, please contact: Angela Jackson
 at 858-273-7423

    www.timbre-ensemble.org

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  • Timbrenauts on Tour: A Handbell Variety Show


    July 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    St Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 15520 Sherman Way, Van Nuys, CA 91406

    Timbrenauts on Tour: A Handbell Variety Show
 - Skits, songs, small ensembles, and more!

    Admission is free. Donations gratefully accepted.

    Timbré is a Southern California-based lyrical percussion ensemble, featuring handbells, flute, keyboards, and dance. Join us for a night of musical magic as we return home from performing in St. Louis at the Handbell Musicians of America’s National Seminar!

    timbre-ensemble.org

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Recent News

We Have a Composition Contest Winner!

Area 12 is happy to announce that the winner of our 2019 Composition Contest is Fervent Freedom by Mike Mazzatenta. This winning composition will be published and included in the repertoire list for the 2020 Area 12 Conference in Las Vegas. Congratulations to Mike...

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Call for Instructors – Vegas 2020

Do you have a class you are just itching to teach at the Area 12 Conference in 2020? We have so many talented people in Area 12 (and beyond!) and we want to give you all the chance to apply to teach at our conference!

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Join us in Las Vegas in 2020

Save the date to join us in Las Vegas for the Area 12 conference July 3-5, 2020! Featuring Stevie Berryman, clinician, and including massed ringing, classes, and conference choir. There will also be a youth conference featuring Barb Walsh, clinician.

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Composers Wanted! Area 12 Contest Ends February 28

The Handbell Musicians of America Area 12 Composition Contest strives to expand the handbell repertoire with interesting and accessible compositions, while providing a tool for learning and enjoyment at the Area's biennial conference. The winning composition will be...

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Area 12 Election Results Are In!

Thank you to everyone who voted in this year's Area 12 election! We are pleased to congratulate and welcome new Executive Board members - Chair-Elect Kendra Scott, Secretary Michele Meenk, and Treasurer Helena Broadbent. These newly elected board members join Chair...

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Area 12 Mourns the Loss of Mel Tully

It is with deep sadness that Area 12 shares the news of the passing of Mel Tully. Mel was a Past Chair of Area 12, and has served on the Area 12 Board for many years in other roles as well, including most recently as Vendor Liaison. His store, WestCoast Handbell...

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Tintabulations Represents

Barb Cote shares her experience performing with Tintabulations at the International Handbell Symposium in Vancouver this past summer.

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