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Vol. 7, Coppers' Classic Special Edition                                              August 18, 2016

In This Issue
Board of Directors
Coppers' Classic
Back to Bells Workshops
National Office Contacts
Alaska Events
Idaho Events
Montana Events
Oregon Events
Washington Events
Canada Events
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Board of Directors

Chair - Diane Barnes

   479 Drager

   Ashland, OR  97520
Chair Elect - Diane Hould
   142 3rd St S
   Shelby, MT  59474
Secretary - Cyndy Patterson
   4080 Carlton Ave
   Central Point, OR  97502
Treasurer - Brian Parrott
   PO Box 80933
   Portland, OR  97280
Past Chair - Brian Tervo
   15504 NE 52nd St
   Redmond, WA  98052
Alaska Chair - Ella Saltonstall
   PO Box 8818
   Kodiak, AK  99615
Idaho Chair - Barbara Mix
   1729 Dora Dr S
   Twin Falls, ID  83301
Montana Chair -Tomi Kent
   6120 SkyviewDr
   Missoula, MT  59803
Oregon Chair - Ann Pomazal
   7848 SE Cypress Ave
   Milwaukie, OR  97267
   503-534-1336 (home)
   503-539-4546 (cell)
Washington Chair -
Education Coordinator -
   Wendy McPhetres
   6073 Sycamore Ln
   Bremerton, WA  98311
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Membership Chair -
   Betty Harter
   1030 SW Jefferson St  #743
   Portland, OR  97201
Communications Chair -
   Phyllis Tincher
   3301 Seminole Dr
   Nampa, ID  83686
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   Rainier, OR 97048


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Deadline for articles and events to be included in the September issue of the Campanologist is
August 22. Information can be sent to Phyllis Tincher, 
3301 Seminole Dr
Nampa, ID  83686.
Please update your profile/email address following the link at the bottom of the newsletter. This will give you the opportunity to select various regions of our area so we can send you information about events and concerts close to home. You may change this information at any time.
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    This is a special edition with new information about the Coppers' Classic experience coming up in October. The early-bird deadline has been extended to August 31, and a special rate for youth has been established. No need for your entire choir to commit; if you are interested, sign up and meet many new handbell friends from across the area. Help spread the word to your choir members by forwarding this email and personally telling them about it.


     Please forward this newsletter to your choir members and to anyone else who would be interested in all the concerts and events. Encourage them to subscribe to the newsletter. Click "Join our mailing list" at the bottom of the left column or click the newsletter link on our website, With permission, I can also add names and addresses. 

 Phyllis Tincher, Communications Chair 

Coppers' Classic
Coppers' Classic
Friday-Sunday, October 14-16
Heathman Lodge, Vancouver, WA

Youth Contingent!
Guest Conductor: Ellie Hodder
Are you an overachieving teen ringer or do you know an overachieving teen ringer? Join the fun for only $175 (guild members) $205 (non-members which includes dues for membership in the guild).  Register by September 20th.
It is not too late to sign up for Coppers' Classic at the early bird registration rate of $225 -  rate good until August 31st for guild members (non-members $315 which includes dues for guild membership). 
Go to for more details and the registration materials.
A peek at the repertoire-a mix of original works for handbells and arrangements of traditional Hymns, Spirituals, Movie Music, Folk Songs to modern Pop songs!
  • Appassionata, Michael Joy,
  • Bound for South Australia (unpublished), Alex Guebert.
  • Brazil, arr. Doug Benton,
  • Jovano, Jovanke, Traditional Macedonian Folk song, arr. Michael Joy
  • Love Runs Out, arr. Nicolas Hanson
  • Magnificent Seven, Elmer Bernstein, arr. Sondra K. Tucker
  • Nocturne in C Minor (Moonlight), Nancy Hascall.
  • Now All the Vault of Heaven Resounds (LASST UNS ERFREUEN), arr. Cathy Moklebust,
  • Precious Lord, Take My Hand, Thomas Dorsey, arr. Anna Laura Page
  • Swing Low, African American Spiritual, arr. Jason Krug,
  • Toccata on "King's Weston", Ralph Vaughan Williams, arr. Matthew Compton
  • Silent Night, arr. Sondra K. Tucker
Registration: Early Bird extended to Augusts 31 $225 
  (early bird non-member registration: $315
includes membership dues to the Guild)

Information and registration is on the area website.
This event is sponsored by Handbell Musicians of America.
Back to Bells Workshop

      Handbells sitting in closets? Rarely used?  This should never happen! Help us get the unused bells out of the closet and into worship & classrooms! Free workshops are being offered around the area next month. If you know of an unused set of handbells or a group that would like some instruction, please forward this information and encourage individuals and groups to register at
  • 9/17 - Southminster Presbyterian Church, Boise, ID, 9:00 am
  • 9/17 - First Presbyterian Church, Bozeman, MT, 10:00 am
  • 9/17 - Southminster Presbyterian Church, Beaverton, OR, 9:00am
  • 9/24 - Ascension Lutheran Church, Medford, OR, 9:00 am
  • 9/24 - First United Methodist Church, Eugene, OR, 9:00 am
  • 9/24 - Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, Bellevue, WA, 8:30 am
  • 9/24 - Tibbetts United Methodist Church, Seattle, WA, 9:00 am 
  Topics include:
  • Recruiting ringers
  • Basic techniques
  • Basic maintenance
  • Creative use of handbells in worship
  • Ringing with less than a full choir
  • Basic rehearsal techniques
  • Repertoire selection

National Office contact information
The national office is a virtual operation!
To contact by phone: 937-438-0085. Please note the 1-800 number is no longer in service.
All check payments for membership renewal and other services should be sent to:
PO BOX 221047
All other correspondence should be sent to:
Handbell Musicians of America
201 E. 5th Street, Suite 1900-1025,
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Staff emails are in Overtones and at 
Alaska Events 
Your event or concert could be listed here!
Idaho Events 

Friday & Saturday, February 3 & 4, 2017  - 3rd Annual Snake River Handbell Conference, Tim Waugh, clinician. Central Elementary Gym, Nampa. See article above. Information, Repertoire, Registration.

Friday & Saturday, March 24 & 25, 2017  - Annual Inland Northwest Handbell Workshop with Brian Tervo, clinician. Lewiston First United Methodist Church, Lewiston. Brian is the Past Chair of Handbell Musicians of America, Area 10.  Click for repertoire.
Montana Events 


Friday & Saturday, April 28-29, 2017 - "Sweet Peals" - 36th Annual Big Sky Handbell Festival with Jason Krug, clinician. Belgrade Special Events Center, Belgrade. Click for repertoire.

Oregon Events 

Friday - Sunday, July 7-9, 2017 - Area 10 Handbell Conference at Oregon State University, Corvallis.
Washington Events 

Friday-Sunday, October 14-16  - Coppers' Classic at The Heathman Lodge, Vancouver. Information and registration is on the area website

Friday & Saturday, March 24 & 25, 2017 - Annual Inland Northwest Handbell Workshop with Brian Tervo, clinician. Lewiston First United Methodist Church, Lewiston, ID. Brian is the Past Chair of Handbell Musicians of America, Area 10. Click for repertoire.

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - Greater Puget Sound Handbell Conference, Green River Community College, Auburn. Click for repertoire.
Canada Events 

Your event or concert could be listed here!

     Please remember to send information for the September issue to me by August 22.
Happy Ringing,
Phyllis Tincher
Area 10, Handbell Musicians of America