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Handbell workshop and 10th anniversary celebration

Calvary United Methodist Church – Arlington, VA

Sat Jun 18, 2011, 10 am – 3 pm EDT


Do you enjoy playing music or listening to with your hearing device?

Would you like to learn to play in a musical ensemble?

If you are a hearing-impaired adult who answered yes at least one of the questions, come help us celebrate our 10th anniversary and enjoy socializing with other hearing-impaired musicians and music listeners!

Location: Calvary United Methodist Church, 2315 South Grant Street, Arlington, Virginia, 22202. Event is in the church's fellowship hall

*** Parking is available on the street and the church is within walking distance of the Crystal City Hyatt, site of the HLAA convention.

Schedule of events:

10 am to 12:00 pm : Handbell workshop

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm: Lunch (we will have sandwiches available)

1:30 pm -2:30 pm Open mic event

2:30-3:00 pm — Anniversary celebration reception

Cost: $20 for both handbell clinic and lunch. If you want to stay for the open mic event as a member of the audience, a donation of $10 is suggested.

About the handbell workshop: We are delighted to partner with the Virginia Bronze handbell ensemble to offer this event. As most hearing-impaired adult music students learn musical instruments (piano, guitar) which are often done without the experience of playing with others, this event presents an unique opportunity to learn how to play in an ensemble.

About the open mic event: Adult hearing-impaired musicians who are either learning to play music or already play music are welcome to share their talents at the open mic event. A grand piano is available.

Both events will be hearing-accessible. We are arranging for captioning and some form of assistive listening devices for both events.

Information and registration form can be found here:

Registration deadline is June 1, 2011.

Please contact us at if you have any questions about this event.

We hope to see you there!