Welcome to Area 6

Serving Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee

BELLS IN THE BIG EASY

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

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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OUR CONVENTION HOTEL

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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Area 6 Newsletter, July 2018

In This Issue Area Festival 2019 Chime Loan Program Notes from National Don't Forget Our 2019 Festival page Bells in the Big Easy, will be continually updated as information becomes available. Please check back often. Bells in the Big Easy: Area 6 Festival 2019 The...

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Welcome to Area 6, the Heart of the South!

Bookmark this page to keep up with the latest happenings in Area 6.  We are glad you are here! Information will be posted over the next few months about Bells In the Big Easy, Area 6's 2019 Festival Conference in New Orleans. Join us in welcoming Dave Harris and the...

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