Handbell Ringers of Japan
40th Anniversary Asia Festival
|Program of Events
The Massed Ringing will be rehearsed and
performed at the Final Concert
by the entire
group at the Final Concert. There
two Massed Ringing pieces by
from the HRJ.
Massed Ringing Conductor Yasuhiro Otsuka
(HRJ Board Member)
(conductor at Yamagata Gakuin)
will be announced shortly
Group Massed Ringing
The large group will be put into
groups for the Group Massed Ringing.
planning conductors from Japan,
Hong Kong, Singapore.
※Conductors and repertoire will
All registrants of the Asia Festival
be able to attend up to 3 workshop
from a variety of workshops offered
be many sessions that will provide
and musicality for handbells.
workshops will also introduce
the many different countries
Workshop details will be released
Spring of 2017.
The Festival Choir will meet
at the workshop
sessions to rehearse for the
Group A & B will each have
group and Intermediate group
with 2 directors
from Japan and one each from
the USA and
England. Those who choose to
ring in the
Festival Choir will not be able
to take other
workshop classes. Details will
in the Spring of 2017
All groups that will participate
to perform a Solo Performance
at the Festival.
The concerts will be held on
and will be open to the public.
HRJ 40th Anniversary Ceremony
August 19th (Sat), 40th Anniversary
will be held.
On the last day of the Festival,
Concert will be held at the Sendai
Center. Tickets will be sold
to the general
public. Massed Ringing, representing
from participating countries
and the Festival
Choir will perform.
Handbell Ringing Basic Techniques,
Events, and exhibitions will
for registrants to learn about
of the HRJ in the past 40 years.