Handbell-handchime loaner programs


The following Areas of the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers, Inc., have equipment loan programs for those who wish to begin a handbell or handchime program in an educational institution, or perhaps in some cases, with special interest groups, according to the qualifications set by the Area.   Each area has its own procedures and contacts about the programs should be made directly with the Area in which the inquirer is a member.

Area I 

CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT, NB, NS, PEI, Quebec

3 - sets handchimes 


Area V  --  IN, KT, MI, OH, WV
9 - sets handchimes  for schools 
2 - sets for special needs groups. 

Carolyn Tenery

Area IX  --  OK, TX

Area II  --  NJ, NY, PA, Ont

One set of handchimes for each state.
Michael Joy


Area VI  --  AL, AR, LA, MS, TN

loans  handchimes 

 Dr.Billy J. Strickland

Area X

Phyllis Tincher, Chair

Seven 3-0ctave sets 
        1 set each in Alaska, Montana, & Idaho
        2 sets each in  Washington & Oregon

Area III  --  DE, DC, MD, NC, VA

Thaddeus Cavouti

Area VII  --  MN, ND, SD, WI, Man

Area XI --  AZ, CO, NM, UT, WY

5 - 3 oct. ssets of handchimes 
plus music
lent for a semester, one per state. 

 Gail Downey, (505) 298-2489

Area IV  --  FL, GA, SC, PR, Bah, VI

Area VIII  --  Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska

Area  XII  --  California, Hawaii, Nevada, Guam

3 octaves of bells
3 octaves of chimes

Ron Theile RGT5552@aol.com

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