Welcome to Area 6

Serving Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee


Join us in New Orleans June 13-15, 2019 for a fabulous festival featuring Dave Harris as clinician, and the Raleigh Ringers as instructors. All our information is found at the top of the page: Education/Events: 2019 Festival Conference.  Here you will find our repertoire, links to registration forms, fees form (mail-in), t-shirt form (mail-in), and All-Star Ensemble registration.  Also, we have complete information on our schedule, classes, and lodging.  Come join us in New Orleans!

Recent News

In This Issue Link to Article 1 Link to Article 2 Link to Article 3 Link to Article 4   Don't Forget You might put some upcoming deadlines here or special announcements you wish to call attention to. October 2017 Article Headline The quick brown fox jumps over...

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We have six excellent candidates for Chair-Elect, Treasurer, and Secretary for Area 6. You can find information about each of them at http://area6.handbellmusicians.org/front/2019-board-elections We thank each of them for being willing to have their name put in...

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Summer Handbell Concerts!

There are several opportunities across our Area to hear some of the finest community handbell ensembles in the country.  The Raleigh Ringers are touring across our area and will play in Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana, including at our Area 6 festival in New...

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Bells In The Big Easy will be held at the luxurious Copeland Tower/Comfort Inn Suites and Conference Center in Metairie, Louisiana.  Just minutes from the French Quarter, the Copeland provides a convenient environment for both your hotel stay and festival events with...

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T-shirt Order Form is posted

You are going to want a souvenir t-shirt! The shirts are Mardi Gras purple with our Festival Logo on the back. The front of the shirt has a pocket with our Area 6 Logo on it: Heck, you don't even have to attend the festival to order a t shirt (but why wouldn't you??)...

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Area 6 to Hold Special Election

Area 6 is hosting a special election to fill the unexpired term of our current Chair-Elect Adam Philley. We send our gratitude to Adam for his years of service to the Area, and we wish him godspeed. Your nominating committee is Sondra Tucker, Past Chair and Convener,...

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Raleigh Ringers in Concert in New Orleans!

The Raleigh Ringers will present a concert at the Area 6 festival! Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:30PM Performing Arts Center Recital Hall University of New Orleans New Orleans, Louisiana http://rr.org/Events/Concerts/New-Orleans,-Louisiana One ticket is...

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REGISTRATION for “Bells in the Big Easy” is now OPEN!

It's never been easier to register for an Area 6 event!  Simply follow this link to our Online Registration Form, then print off and mail your payment. Do you think you have what it takes to be a Raleigh Ringer?  Sign up for our All-Star Ensemble, under the direction...

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Area 6 New Orleans 2019 Festival Repertoire!

The repertoire for the 2019 Area 6 Festival Conference in New Orleans has been selected! Please visit the Festival tab at area6.handbellmusicians.org for more complete details about the Festival Conference. MASSED RINGING 1. Sweet By and By, Bill Ingram. Level 2. 3-5...

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