• Cathedral Bells in Concert

    May 1, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    185 S Center St, Orange, CA 92866, USA

    Cathedral Bells, St. John's premiere handbell choir directed by Alex Guebert, presents an inspiring concert filled with exciting rhythms and beautiful melodies - music that celebrates God's creation , and powerful pieces that tell the story of Christ's love for us. Hymn arrangements, classical transcriptions, and brand-new music-all on handbells and a variety of other instruments.

    https://www.facebook.com/CathedralHandbells

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  • Handbell Rock - A Very Solid Concert

    May 1, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    Our Saviour's Lutheran Church 200 Ave. San Pablo San Clemente CA 92673

    HANDBELLS? Yes—handbells! Join our ready-to-rock choir for a fun afternoon concert on May 1—and experience the cleverly curated and melodious mixture of rock-and-roll music and upbeat classics (along with a mellow moment or two). Enjoy “Rock Around the Clock,” “Fly Me to the Moon,” “Climb Every Mountain” and more.

    Are you hearing our theme? ROCK! (As in “Handbells Rock!”)

    Plus! This is a BENEFIT CONCERT for our favorite charity, Family Assistance Ministries in San Clemente. We’ll invite you to participate—with us—in a freewill offering for FAM.

    South County Community Handbell Choir

    www.schandbell.org

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  • SoCal Spring Ring

    May 14, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 1450 S Melrose Dr, Oceanside, CA 92056, USA

    We hope you can join us for SoCal Spring Ring! This year's festival will again be held in beautiful Oceanside, in San Diego County, at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, and will feature repertoire selected from Area 12's upcoming Red, White, & Bells conference in Las Vegas in July. Our site hosts for Spring Ring, Douglas Lynn and the Tower Bells, are looking forward to seeing all of you once again, especially because Douglas is our clinician this year!

    Among his extensive music accomplishments, Douglas Lynn serves as Director of Liturgy and Music at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Oceanside, Choir Director at Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Carlsbad, and Handbell Director at First United Methodist Church in Escondido. 

    Tower Bells will be providing a sandwich lunch to participants for only $8 per lunch. Discounts are available for early bird registration, for HMA guild members, and for youth.

    You can find all the event details including schedule, clinician bio, repertoire, registration, and much more on our registration page

    For questions, please contact Michèle Sharik at socal.area12@handbellmusicians.org.

    This event is sponsored by Handbell Musicians of America.

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  • Sierra Spring Ring

    May 14, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
    Sparks United Methodist Church, 1231 Pyramid Way, Sparks, NV 89431, USA

    Come and ring at the 20th Annual Sierra Spring Ring! Classes taught by members of Tintabulations and massed ring conducted by Barb Walsh. Cost is $20 per person. Individual ringers, small groups and full ensembles are welcome to participate!

    For more info: 

    www.tintabulations.com

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  • LA Bronze in Concert

    May 14, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    Grace First Presbyterian Church, 3955 N. Studebaker Rd, Long Beach, CA

    After a long two years, we are BACK!!! And so excited to share our music.

    www.labronzehandbells.org

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  • LA Bronze in Concert

    May 15, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 6020 Radford Avenue, North Hollywood, CA

    After a long two years, we are back and looking forward to sharing our music with you!

    www.labronzehandbells.org

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  • Bell Table Talk

    May 17, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join Area 12 to talk about a variety of handbell topics and socialize with members of the Area 12 Board, other Area 12 members, and anyone else who would like to join the conversation. All are welcome! This Spring topics will center around the upcoming Area 12 conference in Las Vegas, NV July 2-5, 2022.

    Today's topic is: How to Prepare for the Conference as an individual or small group.

    We will be using the following Zoom link for all Bell Table Talk meetings:

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83184134194?pwd=Lys0eTRxN0l2VUp5Q2pWRXRPYzZSZz09

    To check out upcoming dates and topics, go to our Bell Table Talk event page.

    If you have any questions or suggestions for bell table topics, please email Tessique Houston, Area 12 Events Director.

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  • Bell Table Talk

    May 22, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Join Area 12 to talk about a variety of handbell topics and socialize with members of the Area 12 Board, other Area 12 members, and anyone else who would like to join the conversation. All are welcome! This Spring topics will center around the upcoming Area 12 conference in Las Vegas, NV July 2-5, 2022.

    Today's topic is: How to Prepare for the Conference as an individual or small group.

    We will be using the following Zoom link for all Bell Table Talk meetings:

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83184134194?pwd=Lys0eTRxN0l2VUp5Q2pWRXRPYzZSZz09

    To check out upcoming dates and topics, go to our Bell Table Talk event page.

    If you have any questions or suggestions for bell table topics, please email Tessique Houston, Area 12 Events Director.

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  • LA Bronze in Concert

    May 22, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    First Lutheran Church and School, 2900 W. Carson Street, Torrance, CA

    After a long two years, we are back and very excited to share our music with you!

    www.labronzehandbells.org 

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  • Handbells in Concert

    May 22, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    Camarillo United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Dr, Camarillo, CA 93010, USA

    Camarillo UMC bell choirs are BACK and pleased to invite you to our (almost) annual bell choir concert featuring our 5 bell choirs, ranging from our Cherub Chimes (ages 4-7), Chapel Bells (elementary), Youth Bells (middle school), Young Adult Bells (high School and higher) and Adult Bells.

    Join us for an exciting musical journey as we explore a wide range of musical styles and test the limits of what handbells can do! You will hear beloved sacred music, African inspired melodies, Disney music, show tunes, and even western music! The bell choir will be joined by the Chancel Choir and instrumental soloists.

    camarilloumc.org

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