Introductions

This show brought to you by Michele, Maryann, Tim, Linda, Music Mom, Carlene and Doug - Thank You for your continued support.

Hot Topics - Handbell Buzz

Handbell News - from www.handbellnews.com

From our Listeners - Emails and Voice Mails

  • 2 Voice Mails from Doug

Highlights from the Community

Video of the Week

  • Beauty and the Beast...are these guys serious? 

  • Flash Animation

Concert and Event Announcements

All events can be found on the Handbell Community Site at http://handbellcommunity.com

How to get involved with our podcast:

Direct download: HandbellPodcast5-75--12-7-2010.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:25pm CDT

Sponsors

This show brought to you by Ringing Restorations - Entrust the care of your bells to the very best! Contact Monica McGowan at BellsInMinnesota@integraonline.com

Main Show Topic - New Director Wrap-up

  • How do you structure a rehearsal
  • Advice for Beginning Directors

Music Review

 
Title To a Wild Rose
Composer/Arranger Arnold Sherman
Octaves 4-5
AGEHR Level 3-
Publisher Red River Music
Catalog  Red River 2008 Fall/Winter

Question of the Week

How to get involved with our podcast:

Direct download: HandbellPodcast5-74--12-2-2010.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

Introductions

This show brought to you by Michele, Maryann, Tim, Linda, Music Mom, Carlene and Doug - Thank You for your continued support.

Hot Topics - Handbell Buzz

  • Paul is all moved in to the new studio (house)
  • iPhone App fixed
  • Christmas Plans?
  • Tim Waugh is okay
  • New community handbell ensembles
  • Congrats to Ali in Australia 

Handbell News - from www.handbellnews.com

Highlights from the Community

Video of the Week

  • What, the bells?

  • Flash Animation

Concert and Event Announcements

All events can be found on the Handbell Community Site at http://handbellcommunity.com

How to get involved with our podcast:

Direct download: HandbellPodcast5-73--11-30-2010.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:16am CDT

Introductions -

This show brought to you by Michele, Maryann, Tim, Linda, Music Mom, Carlene and Doug - Thank You for your continued support.

Hot Topics - Handbell Buzz

  • Paul's Last show...?
  • Voice Mail's from Doug in Feed - Check out the wonderful google transcription.
  • Someone from Jeffers listening?

Handbell News - from www.handbellnews.com

From our Listeners - Emails and Voice Mails

  • Support for Healthy RInging
  • Iphone app - Doug

Highlights from the Community

Video of the Week

  • Handbells+late night

  • Flash Animation

Concert and Event Announcements

All events can be found on the Handbell Community Site at http://handbellcommunity.com

How to get involved with our podcast:

Direct download: HandbellPodcast5-72--11-23-2010.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:14pm CDT

Sponsors

This show brought to you by Ringing Restorations - Entrust the care of your bells to the very best! Contact Monica McGowan at BellsInMinnesota@integraonline.com

Main Show Topic - What should you do during a rehearsal?

  • structure of a rehearsal:
    • set up
    • talk time
    • warmups - physical, mental, musical
    • Do more with less
  • How to rehearse a song (using "Let us Rejoice" by Cynthia Dobrinski...see Music Review for info)
    • quick study - go through song with ringers to point out meter/key changes and/or trouble spots and where they will need various techniques
    • Quick Read - sight read entire song if the group good readers
    • Rehearse in sections...discover the form of the piece
    • Find the Melody
    • work on transitions
    • work dynamics and expression

Music Review

 
Title Let Us Rejoice
Composer/Arranger Cynthia Dobrinski
Octaves 2-6
AGEHR Level 2
Publisher Agape
Catalog Agape 2011 #73

Question of the Week:

  • how do you structure your rehearsals? What sorts of things do you do that you could tell another director about?

How to get involved with our podcast:

Direct download: HandbellPodcast5-71--11-18-2010.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:23pm CDT

Introductions

This show brought to you by Michele, Maryann, Tim, Linda, Music Mom, Carlene and Doug - Thank You for your continued support.

Hot Topics - Handbell Buzz

  • Paul's packed up his "studio"
  • Anthornis with David Harris...music selections?
  • Bell Fest thoughts?
  • Thaxted on Sunday!
  • Susan Berry's Healthy Ringing...out of print?!?! 

From our Listeners - Emails and Voice Mails

Highlights from the Community

Video of the Week

  • Handing Handbells to the next generation

  • Flash Animation

Concert and Event Announcements

All events can be found on the Handbell Community Site at http://handbellcommunity.com

How to get involved with our podcast:

Direct download: HandbellPodcast5-70--11-16-2010.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:22pm CDT

Sponsors

This show brought to you by Ringing Restorations - Entrust the care of your bells to the very best! Contact Monica McGowan at BellsInMinnesota@integraonline.com

Main Show Topic - Directors First year

  • Scheduling - rehearsals & performances
  • Setting up rules & expectation
  • Choosing Music
    • skill level, season, theme, etc.
    • where to find good music
  • Inventory your equipment
    • ring through all the bells in your set...know your instrument
  • Organize your music library
  •  

Music Review

 
Title Celebration
Composer/Arranger Arnold Sherman
Octaves 3-6
AGEHR Level 3
Publisher Red River
Catalog Red River 2002

Question of the Week:

  • What advice would you give a first year handbell director just beginning their job?

How to get involved with our podcast:

Direct download: HandbellPodcast5-69--11-11-2010.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:48pm CDT

Introductions

This show brought to you by Michele, Maryann, Tim, Linda, Music Mom, Carlene and Doug - Thank You for your continued support.

Hot Topics - Handbell Buzz

  • Michele Sucks?
  • Dean subs in Jan's group

Handbell News - from www.handbellnews.com

From our Listeners - Emails and Voice Mails

  • My face is red - Doug

Video of the Week

  • More Bell Techniques

  • Flash Animation

Concert and Event Announcements

All events can be found on the Handbell Community Site at http://handbellcommunity.com

How to get involved with our podcast:

Direct download: HandbellPodcast5-68--11-9-2010.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:48pm CDT

Introductions

This show brought to you by Michele, Maryann, Tim, Linda, Music Mom, Carlene and Doug - Thank You for your continued support.

Hot Topics - Handbell Buzz

  • Problems with the Podcast feed
  • new post at www.handbellmusicians.blogspot.com from Katie

Handbell News - from www.handbellnews.com

From our Listeners - Emails and Voice Mails

  • Live webcast of handbell concert - Michael
  • Voicemail from Doug

Highlights from the Community

Video of the Week

  • Handbells and Koto

  • Flash Animation

Concert and Event Announcements

All events can be found on the Handbell Community Site at http://handbellcommunity.com

How to get involved with our podcast:

Direct download: HandbellPodcast5-67--11-2-2010.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:01pm CDT

Due to high winds, intermitten internet connections and frequent power blips, Paul and Dean are unable to keep a Skype/Internet connection to record this week's show.  We hope you understand and will join us next week after you vote to get all caught up on the latest news from the handbell world.  
Category:Uncategorized -- posted at: 8:56pm CDT



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