A how-to book for the church musician desiring further training, offering basic, practical help to church music directors. No basic handbell knowledge necessary and includes examples for concepts presented, with an easy to read and understand style. Thompson gives new directors a higher level of confidence in work with a handbell group.
A how-to book for the church musician desiring further training, Handbell Helper offers basic, practical help to church music directors. * Offers basic information which assumes no prior handbell knowledge * Provides examples for concepts presented * Written in an easy-to-read and easy-to-understand style and format * Helps eliminate some of the intimidation of beginning a bell choir * Gives new directors a higher level of confidence in working with a handbell group * Gives music directors something to give to potential handbell choir leaders
Martha Lynn Thompson is Associate Director of Music and Organist at St. James United Methodist Church in Little Rock, Arkansas. She is the author of Handbell Helper from Abingdon Press and is an active member of several music and handbell organizations.