Wyoming Spring Ring

 May 24-25, 2024 – Casper, Wyoming

Join Us at Wyoming Spring Ring in 2024!

Two days with clinician Brenda Austin, brings ringers together for a mass-ringing event in Casper, Wyoming.

Registration Form

Registration Fees 

Registration – $60/member or $70/non-member

Registration fees includes Sat. morning pastries & muffins, yogurt & granola, fruit, coffee, tea, & juice

 Not a member? Join here .

Lunch Cost 

Lunch choices – includes coffee, iced tea, chef’s choice of dessert, tax & tip

  • Baked Potato Bar – all the fixings plus garden salad with dressings – $15.75
  • Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad – $17
Make checks payable to Handbell Musicians of America, AREA XI, memo WY Spring Ring and mail to:
Carolyn Deuel
1824 Lynwood Pl.
Casper, WY 82604
Questions? Contact Carolyn Deuel, 307-267-8606 or email address below.
Please email your preferred table layout and second choice, along with any solo performance selection(s) to: [email protected]

Ramkota Hotel

Ramkota Hotel & Convention Center, 800 N. Poplar

(make your own room reservations)

Room Rates

$85 + Fees

Brenda E. Austin is a dynamic and energetic conductor, clinician and composer connecting musicians through handbells. In 2019, Brenda joined the team at Hope Publishing Company in Carol Stream, IL as Editor. In 2023, she was named Music Director for Embellish handbell ensemble. Before joining Embellish, she 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. 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 conductor and clinician at numerous festivals and workshops including HMA National Seminar, and many of the Areas festivals. Additionally, she has had more than 85 titles published for handbells and sacred choral since 2015.

Friday, May 24, 2024

5:00 – 6:30 p.m. – Arrival, registration and set-up of tables and bells.
6:30 – 9:00 p.m. – Rehearsal

Saturday, May 25
8:30 – 10:30 Mass Rehearsal
10:30 – 11:00 – Break
11:00 – 12:00 – Class Session – “Musical Ringing Through Techniques”
12:00 – 12:45 – Lunch
12:45 – 2:00 – Mass Rehearsal
2:30 Concert – There is no admission charge, but a free will offering will be accepted.

Break times and lunch will be used for the rehearsal of solo pieces.

The concert will begin at 2:30pm on Saturday, May 25.

There is no admission charge, but a free will offering will be accepted.

Questions: Contact Carolyn Deuel, 307-267-8606