Update on 2021 Events

Members of Handbell Musicians of America – we regret to inform you that our festival/conferences scheduled for 2021 have been cancelled or postponed. The Area 5 board feels that the health and safety of our membership should be our first priority in times of COVID-19....

Pearl Marshall: My Associate Conductor Experience

Pearl Marshall was the 2020 Area 5 Associate Conductor and worked with Conductor Michael Glasgow at the Spring Festival in Louisville, Kentucky. When asked to reflect on her experience she said, “I am very grateful to the selection committee for choosing me to...

Summer and Fall Events

Updates Coming As Information Develops Festivals, workshops, concerts, and other events are a vital aspect of the handbell community. With the ongoing global crisis, the Area 5 Board continues to monitor the guidance directed by public officials. The Board is...

Louisville 2020: We value your feedback!

The Area 5 Board constantly strives to improve our events and we’d like your input. If you were a director or ringer attendee, please take a few minutes to fill out the survey and let us know your thoughts on the 2020 Spring Festival in Louisville. Clinicians:...

2020 Associate Conductor: Pearl Marshall

We’re excited to announce that Pearl Marshall will be our Associate Conductor at our upcoming Louisville, Kentucky festival, Bluegrass, Bourbon and Bells! Mrs. Marshall will share the podium with our guest conductor, Mr. Michael J. Glasgow. Pearl Marshall has a...