• Register Now: Director Workshop, Summer 2019

    Area 5 is pleased to offer a Director Workshop that is FREE for Handbell Musicians of America members. The one-day workshop will be held June 8, 2019 in Worthington, Ohio. Please click here for more information.

  • Save the Dates in 2020 & 2021!

    We have exciting events already scheduled for 2020 and 2021, including a return to Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan. Visit Area 5 Events and get those dates on your calendar. Our 2020 Spring Festival, “Bluegrass, Bourbon and Bells!”, will be March 6-7 in Louisville, Kentucky at the Downtown Marriott with guest conductor Michael J. […]

  • HMA Member Benefit: Virtual Bell Academy

    The Virtual Bell Academy is one of the newest benefits offered by the Handbell Musicians of America! As your Membership Chair and as a director, I have checked out this opportunity and have already participated in three of the workshops, which were so beneficial for both the director and the ringer. There are several more […]

  • HMA Membership – What a Bargain!

    Does your church or organization have a group membership in Handbell Musicians of America (HMA)? If so, your ringers may join HMA for only $10 a year. Yes, that’s right – just $10! When they create their own personal profile they will have access to online membership benefits including the digital version of Overtones and […]

  • Area 5 Chime Grants Available

    Are you a classroom music teacher looking for an exciting new way to engage your students musically? Have you always wanted to add handchimes to your curriculum, but lack the funds to purchase them at this time? Then Handbell Musicians of America Area 5 has just the program for you. We have ten sets of […]