Northern Colorado Spring Ring

   Saturday, March 19, 2022 – Loveland, Colorado

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Join Us at NoCo Spring Ring 2022!

Our one day festival in Northern Colorado (NOCO) welcomes Brenda Austin as our clinician for this bi-annual event! We return to the spacious Immanuel Lutheran Church & School in Loveland. With 5 mass pieces for all to enjoy! Ringers must purchase the music in advance.

Box lunches available to order ahead. Proceeds will benefit the Area 11 youth fund.

Registration Form

Registration Fees

$40 ($42 if paying by credit card)   per ringer for Members of the Handbell Musicians of America and their affiliated members.

$50 ($52 if paying by credit card)   per ringer for non-members.

 Not a member? Join here .

Lunch Cost

$10 per person

Box lunches will be ordered and will include a meat sandwich with lettuce and tomato, chips, pickle, cookie and water. Vegetarian or gluten-free option available.  

The proceeds from  box lunch sales will go into our Area 11 Youth Fund to help offset the cost of Young Ringers Camps, youth scholarships, and future Area 11 events for our youth.

When you complete the registration form, it will be sent to the Area 11 Registrar, Susan Chapman. 

If you would like to pay by credit card, click here:  Pay with PayPal 

Enter the Grand Total into the PayPal. PAYMENT ALONE DOES NOT MEAN YOU’RE REGISTERED!  Don’t forget to submit the form and your payment.  

You may also send your registration and lunch fees to: (check payable to  Area 11)

Lorrie Hart
680 Huntington Dr.
Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

Registration Deadline is March 4, 2022. All fees must be received by this date to ensure a spot!


Brenda E. Austin is a dynamic and energetic conductor, clinician and composer connecting musicians through handbells. She has served as the Artistic Director for the Detroit Handbell Ensemble since 2016. Under her baton, DHE was honored to open the Handbell Musicians of America National Seminar in 2018 and be the featured concert for HMA’s AREA 2 2019 Festival in Lancaster, PN. In 2019, Brenda also joined the team at Hope Publishing Company in Carol Stream, IL as Editor in charge of the Handbell Catalogue. Additionally, she has served First United Methodist Church in Eaton Rapids, MI, as Director of Music since 2003. She is also active in the community directing Children’s musical theatre.

Brenda graduated with degrees in Vocal Performance from Western Michigan University and a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. She studied with Craig Arnold, Steve Zegree and Eph Ehly.


Brenda is in demand as a handbell clinician throughout the year and has been the conductor and clinician at numerous festivals and workshops including HMA National Seminar, AREA 5 and AREA 4 Spring Festivals. Additionally, she has had more than 60 titles published for handbells since 2015.


For more information about Brenda, please visit her website at


Set-Up and Donuts: 8:30 am
Rehearsal: 9:30 am
Concert: 4:00 pm


The concert ….

A maximum of 5 individual choir solos will be allowed.  This is on a first come, first serve basis.  

Questions: Contact Area 11 Past Chair, Lorrie Hart