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

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

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

  • 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



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