Ringing in the Natural State

Hot Springs is a city in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas.  It’s known for naturally heated springs, many of them in Hot Springs National Park on the northside of town.  Bathhouse Row has 8 bathhouses from the 19th and 20th centuries.  These include Buckstaff Baths,...

Ringing Through Adversity

In February, my husband and I put all other television aside to watch the Olympics. Our favorite binge-worthy shows, the ones we can’t wait to sit down after dinner and watch, are dead to us.  I am one of those people who hates, despises, abhors cold weather.  While...

Reaching for Bronze

Reaching for Bronze: An opportunity for the level 2-3 ringer to progress to level 4+ music. You may have heard of Distinctly Bronze (DB), the Handbell Musicians of America’s (HMA) advanced ringing event that takes place twice a year, once on either coast. A couple of...

Coming in 2021…

AREA 6 is also working on several ringing events in 2021: A Bronze Event – June 11-12, 2021 in Jonesboro, AR with Kevin McChesney A Ringing Event – June 18-19, 2021 in Hattisburg, MS A Youth Ring – June 25-26, 2021 in Nashville, TN check back for...

2020 Summer Directors Seminars

June 13, 2020 Memphis, TN Join us at the Church of the Holy Communion in Memphis for a seminar designed with tips and skills needed to improve handbell directors.  Reading sessions, round table discussion, skills and techniques for teaching skills will be addressed. ...

AREA 6 ELECTIONS ARE COMING

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...