• 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 performed at Red, White, and Bells! Summary of the Rules Composition Contest applicants need not be a member of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

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