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Special Edition                                                                      Conference 2012

In This Issue
Board of Directors
Directors' Seminar
Vivace in Your Town
Thank you to
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Bell Buggy Express

Wishing you all the blessings of the holiday season.

 Thank you for your customer support in 2011. 

Look forward to serving you in 2012.


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our entire list of
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maintenance items, bell tree,

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and products. 


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BOC Cruise

A 7-night Southern Caribbean voyage with guest clinician Fred Gramann. 

Ports include Aruba, Antilles

& Bahamas. 

Prices starting at $999.70 include all BOC activities, hosted cocktail party, meals and entertainment onboard, and all taxes and port charges.



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Bells of the Cascades, an auditioned community handbell choir in the Portland, Oregon metro area, is seeking an experienced music director. 

  This is a paid, contract position. Music directing experience required. Weekly rehearsals (Tuesday evenings) and two to four concert weekends or other activities per year.

Please contact Nancy Patton at 503-913-8082 or email  nancyp@

for additional information or to request application materials.

2012 International Symposium
Board of Directors

Chair - Dennis Dell
   3915 15th Ave S
   Great Falls, MT  59405

Chair Elect
- Brian Tervo
   15504 NE 52nd St
   Redmond, WA  98052

Secretary - Angie Barbosa
   1715 S Linda Vista Ave
   Boise, ID  83709

Treasurer - Cindy McAfee
   2350 Larch Camp Rd
   Missoula, MT  59803
Past Chair - Scott Barker
   2514 166th Ave SE
   Bellevue, WA  98008

Alaska Chair - Paula Johnson
   20246 McKinley View Ave
   Chugiak, AK  99567
   (907) 688-9716

Idaho Chair - Barbara Mix
   1729 Dora Dr S
   Twin Falls, ID  83301

Montana Chair -Diane Hould
   142 3rd St S
   Shelby, MT  59474

Oregon Chair - Diane Barnes
   479 Drager
   Ashland, OR  97520

Washington Chair -
   Jennifer Vangolen
   4820 40th Ave SW Apt. B
   Seattle, WA  98116
Education Coordinator -
   Wendy McPhetres
   6073 Sycamore Ln
   Bremerton, WA  98311

Youth Coordinator -
Membership Chair -
   Shosh Meyer
   10390 SW Canyon Rd
   Beaverton, OR  97005

Campanologist Editor -
   Phyllis Tincher
   3301 Seminole Dr
   Nampa, ID  83686

Web Master - Jim Dahlgran
   1440 Qattara
   Idaho Falls, ID  83404

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 Conference 2012

     You are invited to Sensation on the Sound, June 22-24, at the Tacoma Concention Center. Whether you come as a full choir or just a couple of ringers, you will take the conference music to new heights under the direction of our clinicians. Start with this Conference Information link to find out all the specifics and then link to the other forms:

     All these forms will also be on our website,, along with classes and other information as it becomes available. 


 Phyllis Tincher

Campanologist Editor

Directors' Seminar 
Friday, June 22-24
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
with William Payn
Tacoma Convention Center
Tacoma, Washington
Vivace could come to your town! 

    Vivace will be touring on the West Coast and is looking for venues. Check out the information and consider hosting this phenomenal group. 


Conference Scholarships 

    Five $100 scholarships are available for the 2012 conference. Print the application and mail it in by March 15!


     Please share this with your ringers and other choir directors . Looking forward to seeing you in Tacoma in June!
Happy Ringing,
Phyllis Tincher
Area 10, Handbell Musicians of America