• Early Bird Registration for Dayton, Ohio Closes January 31!

    Early bird registration for the 2019 Spring Festival in Dayton, Ohio will close on January 31. Head over to the event page for more information and the link to register. The event schedule and Bronze Track application are also available!

  • Save the Date in 2020!

    Our 2020 Spring Festival will be March 6-7 in Louisville, Kentucky at the Downtown Marriott. Mark the date on your calendars! More information to come soon. Meanwhile, we’re putting together a great event next year in Dayton, Ohio. See you there!

  • Letter from the Chair

    Greetings members of Area 5! I am so pleased to be once again acting as the Chair for our five-state area! I know of so many wonderful programs and musicians in Area 5 and I am certain that we will help create more over the next two years. I would like to thank my predecessor, […]

  • 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 […]