• 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 Scott Leggett and Past Chair Tessique Houston, as well as the rest of our […]

  • 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 Supply, was a fixture […]

  • Distinctly Bronze West — From the Eyes of a First Timer

    First-time Distinctly Bronze attendee Krystle Hara writes about her experience preparing and performing for this intimidating but equally rewarding ensemble.

  • Putting the “International” in “International Symposium”

    Dave Ruder recounts the highlights of his IHS experience.

  • Tintabulations Represents

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

  • Area 12 Mourns the Loss of Marshal Townsend

    “That moment when the teacher who started you down this path turns to you and tells you that you did him proud is a moment I’ll never forget.” Derek Nance remembers Marshal Townsend: teacher, musician, handbell director and mentor.