Registration Information

You may register as a group or as an individual (orphan ringer). Groups: please send one check with the registration form. Early Bird registration is $35 per person (HMA members)/$40 (non-members) before August 15, 2019. Regular registration is $40 per person (HMA members)/$45 (non-members) after August 15, 2019. Make checks payable to Carolina Bronze Handbell Ensemble. If you prefer to pay by credit card, please call 864.238.4639. Box lunch is included with registration.

Registration form along with payment should be sent to:

Carolina Bronze

c/o Pam Spirko

259 Chickadee Trail

Easley, SC 29642


The registration deadline is September 7, 2019. Five dollars perperson is non-refundable and no refunds will be given after September 15, 2019.


Registration forms are on the registration page or you can call and register by phone 864.238.4639.


For additional information or questions, please contact Pam Spirko at pam.spirko@gmail.com.


September 27, 2019

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

September 28, 2019

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

UPSTATE FALL

HANDBELL

FESTIVAL

Carolina Bronze Handbell Ensemble and Buncombe Street United Methodist Church celebrate the third annual Upstate Fall Handbell Festival on September 27 and 28 with Brian Childers and Marcia Brantley as our clinicians.

Repertoire

Coventry Carol, Julie Stitt, AG35349, AGEHR, 3-5 octaves, L2

From Sorrow to Joy, Brian Childers, 20598, From the Top Music, 3-7 octaves, L3

This Joyful Eastertide, Ron Mallory, 46234, Alfred, 3-5 octaves, L3

Carillon of Praise, Cathy Moklebust, Choristers Guild, 3-6 octaves, L3

ZERO to HERO

New this year will be a new division to our festival lead by Marcia Brantley. This is for the younger ringer or groups that are beginning to ring. You will learn Level 2 pieces. The music will be provided for you the day of the festival since you will not be expected to prepare prior to the festival–you have your own separate ringing track. There is an additional $10 cost for the music.

What to Bring

Gloves, Music Binders, Music, Tables (optional), Equipment including bells, pads, mallets, and chimes (if available).

Classes

Ringers will have the opportunity of signing up for classes at check-in. They may include the following classes:

  • “Let’s Start at the Very Beginning” basic techniques
  • “Dream Weaver” bell weaving
  • “Hit Me, Don't Beat Me” stopped and mallet techniques
  • “All About that Bass” bass bell techniques
  • New Music Reading Session