Bring It! Ring It!

Area 8 Festival June 27-30, 20188 Hotel RL, Omaha, Nebraska


Timothy Waugh – Clinician

Larry Sue – Clinician

Barbara Meinke – Clinician


We’re glad you found the Area 8 online home for Handbell Musicians of America.  We are a five-state region of an international organization of handbell ringers, directors, composers, clinicians, and innovators.  Area 8 contains Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska, and is home to some of the world’s great handbell musicians, ensembles, conductors, teachers, and composers.  There are several things that make our area awesome:

√Our Handchime Loan Program here.                √Our State Chapters here.

√Our Newsletter, Quavers, here.                    √Our People here.

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Kristin Kalitowski-Kowal, Chair, Area 8