Events in Area 5

As a service to our members, Handbell Musicians of America offers a wide variety of events on a national, regional and local level – festivals, seminars, master classes, etc. National events are planned and presented by the HMA National Office. Regional and local events are planned and presented by Areas & Sub-Areas, or by a member or member organization of Handbell Musicians of America.

For more information and application forms to host your own event please visit the National website.

Be sure to check our Fall Workshops, and take a look at our concert calendar to find other events and performances in your area.

January 2023

Area 5 College Ring-In

Area 5 invites young adults ages 18-29 to attend Inspiring for a weekend of handbell music, education, fellowship and fun!

January 14-15, 2023
Ft. Wayne, Indiana
Guest Conductor: Joe Galyon

Visit the official event page for more information.

March 2023

Area 5 Spring Festival

March 17-18, 2023
Century Center South Bend
South Bend, Indiana
Guest Conductor: Stephanie Rhoades
Opening Concert: Joyful Sound

Visit the official event page for more information.

April 2023

Central Indiana Spring Ring 2023 – A Handbell Festival in Memory of Mary Lynn Wolfe

April 22, 2023
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Second Presbyterian Church
7700 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN, 46260
Guest Conductors: Brenda Austin & Jason Krug

In April, 2018, Mary Lynn Wolfe – a beloved member of our handbell choirs – lost her life in a plane crash as she was travelling to a handbell festival in Michigan. On April 22, 2023, we will gather, in her honor, at Second Presbyterian Church, in Indianapolis.

Visit the official event page for more information.

March 2024

Area 5 Spring Festival

March 15-16, 2024
Kellogg Arena
Battle Creek, Michigan
Guest Conductor: Jason Krug
Opening Concert: TBA