Handbells: No Longer Guess How to Be a Success

Jane Anderson
Crown Center Sheraton Hotel - VAN HORN

A presentation of those various elements necessary to maximize the potential success of your bell choir program. This workshop provides a realistic step-by-step approach to the organization and development of your choirs, regardless of past experience.

Jane is currently Organist and Director of 6 Handbell Choirs at Countryside United Methodist Church in Topeka, KS. She has directed workshops and festivals throughout the United States and three National Handbell Festivals of the Bahamas. Jane has also taught handbells as a part of the Church Music Colloquium at the University of Kansas.

Jane's articles in Overtones, for the American Guild of Handbell Ringers, entitled "Expressive Conducting Techniques" and "How Do You Change Your Conducting Motions to Indicate Changes in Emotion?" offer creative methods to enhance handbell choir experiences. She has also written articles for Creator Magazine entitled "It's Never Too Late" and "Activating the Potential of Your Bell Choir."

Friday, July 6
10:00 – 10:45am