Stafford regional handbell society

With over 15 years of experience leading, directing and organizing handbell ensembles and events, we are comitted to not only helping you discover the right group for you but in growing your skills in ways you never dreamed of.

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Summer Workshops and Ensembles

This summer we are bringing back our summer workshops and two exciting opportunities for you and your friend to bring your ringing to the next level.  For Advanced ringers we will be hosting the first ever Fredericksburg community All Star Handbell Ensemble featuring the best handbell musicians our churches and community have to offer.  We are also having our Community Ring ensemble which is open to players of all ages and skill levels.  Click on the button below for more information on how you can sign up and be a apart of the excitement here at the Stafford Regional Handbell Society.

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We proudly perform with the finest made handbells in the world
and have obtained the largest collection of handbells in the world.

Malmark Handbells
Schulmerich Handbells
Whitechapel Handbells
Petit & Fritsen Handbells
Deagan Handbells

If you are currently a member of the Society Please click the link below to update your registration information

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Directions

You can find our rehearsal studio at
112 Juliad Court, Suite 111
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406


About Us

How we got our start, directions and staff

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Concerts

Find out what is happening for one of our upcoming concert series

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Bells After School

Check out our Nationally renowned Children's Ringing program

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Join Us!

Membership Information, rehearsal schedules, on-line registration

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Ensembles

We believe that the key to your happiness and success is in pairing you with the right ensemble to play in.  We feature ensemble opportunities for everyone at all levels.  Most of our ensembles have a come and play membership requirement, whereas some require an additional audition, but all ensembles will ask for your commitment to be at rehearsals consistently and with an attitude focused on growth.
Every Ringer Counts!

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Beginning Ringers

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Intermediate Ringers

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Advanced Ringers

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Professional Ringers

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Ringers with special needs

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Small Ensemble Ringing

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Children and youth
ringing teams

The backbone and genesis of our organization came from and is constantly grown by our Children's and Youth Ringing Programs.  Here at the Society each student is carefully placed in an ensemble to help them grow and achieve success at their own pace and according to their individual abilities.
Every Ringer Counts!

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Beginning Ringers

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Intermediate
Level 1 ringers

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intermediate
level 2 ringers

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advanced
ringers

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PREMIERE
Ringers

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Every Ringer Counts!

We believe that one of the secrets to our success has been in that motto.  From the youngest to the oldest and the lowest level beginner to the most elite professional, every member of the Stafford Regional Handbell Society matters.  Our 7,000 square foot rehearsal and performance center as well as our extensive inventory of handbells is at the disposal of every member, every hour of the day.  Our entire staff is available to help you in your journey to becoming a happier, healthier and skilled handbell musician.  It's not just our motto, it's how we live.


More Than Just a Membership

Your participation in the Stafford Handbell Society is so much more than just a membership. We are developing entirely new methods of reaching a larger audience, we are changing young lives through a love of handbells, and we are truly a fellowship of ringers. We look forward to welcoming you into the family.


SRHS is the first place I’ve ever rung where I’ve been so warmly welcomed from the moment I walked through the door. The styles of music and techniques are challenging yet exciting. I’m in awe of the opportunities that are in seemingly endless abundance. I treasure the time I spend with my fellow ding-a-lings in rehearsal as well as performance and I’m looking forward to whatever comes in the future. Thank you SRHS!

Barbara Langworthy
Stafford Handbell Society Member

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"We Want to be a part of helping you become a member of our growing handbell family. come join the fun and discover the joy we experiene each and every week where
Every ringer counts"
Phillip Wayne Lanier (Musical Director)