Welcome to Area 7

Serving Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin


Anthornis – 2024

with Cathy Moklebust

October 25-26, 2024


Area 7 Festival 2024

2024 Festival information is being updated regularly.

June (20)21-23, 2024  In La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Clinicians: Sandra Eithun and Alex Guebert and Lee Afdahl

Follow the link below to view the fun that was had by all in Duluth in 2022.


It’s time to elect the next Area 7 officers.

Click here for voting instructions and the list of candidates and their bios.

Your vote counts.

Election is open May 1 – May 30, 2024.




Area 7 Festival registration is NOW OPEN.

CLICK HERE to read all about the fun.

Join over 250 ringers for a fun-filled 3 day weekend in La Crosse!




Need help with anything Handbells?

The Area 7 board members are committed to assisting you in any way in your handbell ministry.
Let them know how they can help. Here’s just a few topics:

  • How to conduct a particular passage or piece
  • How to choose repertoire
  • How to recruit/retain ringers
  • Tips for teaching young ringers how to ring
  • Tips on how to ring different techniques
  • So many more….


Connect with Fellow Ringers via Social Media

Do you have a handbell/handchime idea that you can’t wait to share? Are you looking for inspiration for an upcoming performance? Have you wondered how people meet other handbell enthusiasts across the globe? Your audience is as close as the nearest computer. In...

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Sub Area Definition

Who is my Sub-Area Chair and why should I know this? Handbell Musicians of America is divided into 12 geographical areas. Area 7 includes the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. Manitoba, Canada is also included in Area 7. Due to the number...

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Finding Others

How can I find other choirs around me?  This exists and you have access to it as a benefit of being a Handbell Musician of America member. Log-in to the National website and select the Members Only section from the upper right corner. In the left-hand navigation, under...

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