Handbell Ringer with large bells


Adult Handbell Retreats: February 17-19 and 24-26, 2023

-Intermediate and Advanced Sessions offered

-Come with your Bell Group or as individual ringer

-Pricing $230 =$389




Summer Camp Music Week:  July 9-14, 2023 (ends on Friday after Lunch)

-Programs for our youth campers who have completed 1st -12th grade

-Youth are housed in camper cabins

– Prices start at $580 per camper

Adult Program for those 18+

– Adults can choose to commute or stay in some of

our adult style lodgings.

– Prices vary depending on lodging; $205-$620

– We do offer childcare for children under 7 years of age during rehearsal times $185 per child



Our program coordinators do an excellent job of recruiting the talented and renowned clinicians to lead each program.

Handbell Retreat Clinicians 2023

Alan Lohr (Intermediate Clinician, Feb. 17-19)

Founding Director of Carolina Bronze, Greenville, South Carolina


Jason Krug (Advanced Clinician, Feb. 17-19)

Owner & Editor of Grassy Meadow Music, Indianapolis, IN


Stevie Berryman (Intermediate Clinician Feb. 24-26)

Handbell Director at First Congregational Church, Houston, TX


Michael Helman (Advanced Clinician, Feb. 24-26)

Director of Music & Organist
Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church, Brevard, NC



Music Week Clinicians 2023

Tom Trenney (Adult Choral)
Director of Music, First Plymouth Church, Lincoln, NE
Assistant Professor & Conductor of Choirs, Nebraska Wesleyan University
Michael Helman (Handbell)
Director of Music & Organist
Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church, Brevard, NC
Anne Wilson(Organ, Keyboard & Hymnfest)
Music Director & Organist, Christ Episcopal Church, Shaker Heights, OH
Lecturer & Staff Accompanist, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
KAROL KINARD KIMMELL, First Camp Choral, Music Week Program Co-Director
Director of Youth & Children’s Music, All Saints’ Episcopal, Atlanta, GA. Co-Director and instructor, Choristeres Guild Institute.

ED TOMPKINS, Handbell Director & Coordinator, Music Week Program Co-Director
Minister of Music, Morning Star Lutheran, Matthews, NC. Active handbell clinician.