Registration opens in January!

Click here to learn more about the process and registration fees.

Super Early-Bird Registration is $230 through March 15.

Click here to learn what happens at Festival, plus who should come and why you’re in that group!

“What is a Festival?” The main event is massed ringing, where all join in rehearsing and performing several selections for the final concert . . . click to read more….

“Why Should You Attend?” Click to learn more….

“Who Should Attend?” Click to learn more….

Hilton Kansas City Airport
8801 NW 112th St
Kansas City, MO 64153
$119/night
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Concerts

Friday night: Columbia Handbell Ensemble

Saturday lunch:  Lawrence Community Handbell Choir

Clinicians John Behnke & Alex Guebert

Thursday Seminars

Worship Seminar led by Nancy Youngman, Chris Peck & Beth Ann Edwards.

Directors Seminar led by John Behnke & Alex Guebert.

Classes & Reading Sessions

Click here to see class list & instructor bios.

Repertoire & Which Division?

Click here to see the repertoire and read recommendations about which division to select.

Health & Safety

Attendees will be required to abide by all health and safety policies, including those for COVID-19, as outlined by Area 8 prior to or at the event.  The Area 8 policies will conform to local, state, and national requirements as well as the CDC guidance in force at the time of the event.

Schedule

Thursday, June 23

Morning to mid-afternoon:  Worship Seminar

Mid-afternoon to evening:  Directors Seminar

Late-afternoon to evening:  Massed ringing setup, BronzeFest Rehearsal, Optional Massed Warm-up Rehearsal

Friday, June 24

Rehearsals!  2 each for Massed, Gold Division, Blue Division, & Bronzefest Classes!  2 for each division except those in Bronzefest

Concerts!  Showcase concert, Evening concert

Shopping!

 Saturday, June 25

Rehearsals!  2 each for Massed, Gold Division, Blue Division, & Bronzefest

Classes!  2 for each division except those in Bronzefest

Concerts!  Lunch concert, BronzeFest concert

Shopping!

EVENING FESTIVAL CONCERT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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