January 8, 2016


Are you looking to have fun while ringing handbells in new and exciting ways? The Philadelphia Handbell Ensemble is always looking for advanced handbell ringers who are looking for that next ringing-basschallenge. Acceptance into the group is by audition.

The audition will consist of sight reading in at least two different positions, ringing a prepared piece in the position of your choice, a rhythm assessment, and a short interview with our board members.

To arrange an audition, please fill out our music survey below, or feel free to contact us for more information.

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Years of Ringing Experience (required)

Ringing Preference #1

Ringing Preference #2

Ringing Preference #3

Current Ensembles

Please list the piece where you felt you achieved a personal best

Why do you consider that performance a personal best?

Please list a piece you don't think you ever mastered.

What was the challenge with this piece?

Skill Rating Four-in-Hand

Skill Rating Malleting

Skill Rating handchimes

Skill Rating Rhythm

Skill Rating Sight Reading

Skill Rating handling Performance Pressure

Skill Rating Knowledge of Music Theory

Skill Rating Sub Bass Bells (G2-B3)

Musical experience and training

What else can you bring to PHE?

Anything else?