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Area 12

Serving California, Nevada, and Hawaii

Calendar

  • Ring, Read & Rejoice

    June 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    First Christian Church, 6355 Greenleaf Ave, Whittier, CA 90601, USA

    Directors & musicians are invited to Los Angeles Metro Area's event where you can ring/read upcoming releases for the Fall/Winter 2019 season. 

    There will be classes offered to hone your skills no matter what level of music you currently ring. In addition, you can rejoice by presenting your favorite piece to fellow handbell musicians and the community at large.

    For registration and more information click here.

    Questions contact Sharon Guilliams - lametro.area12@handbellmusicians.org

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  • Every Time a Bell Rings...

    June 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Churchill County Museum, 1050 S Maine St, Fallon, NV 89406, 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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  • Riverbells Spring Concert

    June 9, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Fremont Presbyterian Church, 5770 Carlson Dr, Sacramento, CA 95819, USA

    Join us for a handbell concert of swing and traditional handbell repertoire.

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  • Bells of Hope Home Concert

    June 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Hope Lutheran Church, 29043 Vallejo Ave, Temecula, CA 92591

    Join us for an afternoon of handbell music as we present the program we will play in Germany and thank everyone who has helped make this trip a reality.

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  • First UMC Church Riverside Bell Concert

    June 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    First United Methodist Church Of Riverside, 4845 Brockton Ave, Riverside, CA 92506, USA

    The church's three bell choirs will perform selections from throughout the year and are joined by the praise band The Response.

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  • Every Time a Bell Rings...

    June 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    First Baptist Church, 485 E Main St, Fernley, NV 89408, 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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  • Every Time a Bell Rings...

    June 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Virginia Street Brewhouse, 211 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89501, USA

     (must be 21 or older at this venue)

    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...

    June 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Total Wine & More, 6671 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89511, 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.

    (6:30 pm wine tasting, must be 21 or older)

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  • Every Time a Bell Rings...

    June 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Great Basin Brewing Co, 846 Victorian Ave, Sparks, NV 89431, 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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  • Every Time a Bell Rings...

    June 29, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Church on the Mountain, 384 Crowley Lake Drive, Crowley Lake, CA

    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...

    June 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    First United Methodist Church, 205 N Fowler St, Bishop, CA 93514, 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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  • Every Time a Bell Rings...

    June 30, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
    Carson City Community Center - gymnasium, 851 E William Street, Carson City, NV, 89701

    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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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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