Hudson Valley Handbells, a site for English Handbell ringers, directors and listeners in the Hudson Valley Region of New York State

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OUR MISSION STATEMENT: The primary mission of the Hudson Valley Handbell. Festival Conference (HVHFC) is to promote the art of handbell ringing by providing an opportunity for local and/or visiting handbell choirs to perform in a massed, divisional, and solo choir framework, and present a concert to the general public. To further the art of handbell ringing, HVHFC may, at the discretion of the governing body, also provide financial assistance to handbell choirs or members of the Handbell Musicians of America who are in serious documented need.

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Donations:   New Orleans  2007    Gulfport 2006   AGEHR Chime Lending Program 2008

Overtones article regarding White Lotus 2009  Tim Waugh 2010 for composing "Selvaggio (Exultant)"

Hudson Valley Young Ringers Festival  2011   Scoharie United Presbyterian Church 2012 and 13

Girl Scouts 2014


42ND Annual
Hudson Valley 
Handbell Festival/Conference

Sat., April 29, 2017

Concert at 7:30 pm
at Nyack College Gym
146 S Highland Ave.
Nyack, NY 10960


Music Selections:  Click here


If you want to be added to our list, please email us, see our contact us page.


Click below to see "The Exodus!"
Also available in HD on YouTube at CLICK HERE


Quotes from previous year's participants:

"Really enjoyed the festival!!!  Our group all thought the conductor was fantastic and loved her directing!!!!!
Thanks for a great festival!"

"Both my choirs had a great day. Some of them made it to church today - not too many, but neither of them were playing today - my kid's choir was!!
The choir that had never been before could not get over how great it was, and the old hands said it was the best one yet!!
They were all full of praise for the conductor and the overall organization of the whole day.
Thank you to the organizing committee for a good job well done."



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