• Area 5 Election Results

    Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote in the Area 5 Election.  And a special thank you to all those who ran for office. Chair-Elect – Connie Nicholson Connie will become our new Chair-Elect as Rhonda Blacklock moves from Chair-Elect to Chair. Secretary – Mary Lou Fast Mary Lou is replacing Ann […]

  • Fun Photographs from Dayton; Join the Fun in Louisville!

    The Spring 2019 Festival in Dayton is in the books and we had such a great time. Please enjoy the photos below, or view the full gallery here. Want to get on the fun next time? Our 2020 Spring Festival, “Bluegrass, Bourbon and Bells!”, will be March 6-7 in Louisville, Kentucky at the Downtown Marriott […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]