Handbells Pedagogy

Course No.:TB190701

This course is suitable for new directors/instructors of handbell groups or those with handchime/belleplate conducting experience. It aims to enable participants to be more effective in directing newly formed handbell choirs. Different handbell ringing techniques, rehearsal and conducting skills as well as warm-up exercises will be introduced. Participants will be able to make practical applications of these skills during the course. The course also covers performance issues and repertoire selection to suit the progress of individual choirs.

Course Content:

a. Basic handbell technique and teaching tips
b. Handbell conducting skills
c. Effective rehearsals
d. Recruiting and integrating ringers
e. Developing sense of rhythm and concentration among choir members
f. Choosing appropriate repertoires
g. Performance issues: venue, equipment and apparel

Course Target:The beginning of handbell conductor / tutor

Date and Time: Class A: 30 Jul to 2 Aug,

Class B: 19-20 Aug,
10:00am-1:00pm &
Course Fee: $2,100
Course Amount: 4 lessons Location: Hong Kong Handbell Academy (San Po Kong Branch)
Course Period: 3 hours for each class Extend Course: Handbell Beginner Course
Discount: The 10% Early-bird discount applies to all first-time enrollments.
The 10% discount applies to 2-person enrollment.
Maximum 20% discount applies both discount schemes.
Note: The completion of the course and the attendance rate of 100% will be awarded a certificate.