Conducting handbells

Using failure to progress

Submitted by Tina on Thu, 07/12/2017 - 13:04

For the first time ever, we failed to complete a single quarter peal at a Scottish Handbell Day.  And yet, it was a very successful event.  How are both of those statements true? 

We have been spreading the conducting load around a little lately, in an effort to develop our...

Conducting Techniques 3: Dynamic Use of Coursing Order

Submitted by Simon on Sat, 11/04/2015 - 22:00

This is the third post in a series on conducting techniques for handbells. In this post and the next one, I will describe ways of using the coursing order to check or correct the ringing.

Plain Bob Major: bells leading in coursing order (

The simplest explanation of coursing order...