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IHS Massed Ringing Repertoire & Conductors

Greetings Friends,


Attached is the final list of repertoire and conductors for the 20th International Handbell Symposium. The planning committee is working on preparing registration materials and process and should be ready for online registration to begin by early November.


Basic registration fees and hotel information is now available at  We will be updating this website with more event details in the coming weeks, so please check there often for new information including details about the College Ring-In International with Dr. William Payn and Mr. Toshikazu Yoshida conducting, and the HMA Seminar Experience which will offer 8 sessions of classes the two days prior to Symposium proper.


I look forward to seeing all of you in Music City – Nashville, Tennessee, USA!



Membership Update

1. The Membership year is now each Calendar Year

2. The membership forms will be updated soon

3. IHS 2020 has been cancelled

4. IHC meeting will be held online via Zoom in August

5. Australian Handbell Festival - The proposal is for it to be held at Norfold Island. Details will be available when we know what is happening with Covid-19. This year's planned festival has been cancelled

6. Youth Festival: Management Committee is exporing the option for an Australasian Youth Festival for 2021 or 2022

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