…to the Missouri Handbell Musicians of America website.  Missouri is part of Area 8 of the Handbell Musicians of America which includes Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, and Missouri.  The Guild is dedicated to advancing the musical art of handbell/hand chime ringing through education, community, and communication.

There are many fine handbell directors in Missouri who are available to help with your program. Please contact me with any questions or suggestions of how we may assist you.

SPRINGFIELD 2016 finalIt’s not too early to plan for the next Area 8 conference – details will be shared on the Area 8 website. Ring in the Land of Lincoln, June 22-25, 2016.  President Abraham Lincoln Hotel and the Prairie Capitol Convention Center, Springfield, Illinois.




Earn your Level 1 Certification in Handbell Techniques, Music Theory, plus the Handchimes in Music Education elective this summer in Area 8!  Conveniently located in St. Louis, Missouri, we are offering these elements of the Guild’s certification program for the first 15 applicants on the beautiful campus of Missouri Baptist University. Information can be found here. July 31-August 1, 2015.

 Cathy Benton, Missouri Chair

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