Global Bronze Productions
Elevating Handbell Artistry to New Heights
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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Do I have to bring my whole ensemble?

No. You can register either individually or as a group:
- A ‘group’ is defined as 8 or more ringers from the same organization.
- All group registration includes a complimentary, professional group photo with the residency clinician and featured ensemble.

 

Do I have to bring my own bells to the residency?

Yes. Rental opportunities are limited and dependent upon your position and the event.
Please email contact@globalbronzeproduction.com for specific inquiries.

 

Is transportation to and from the concert venues included?

Transportation will be provided for the majority of residencies, but not all—please check for event-specific travel guidelines.

 

Do Global Bronze Production residencies use chimes?

No. GBP residency repertoires will not include chimes.

Do I need to learn the music/repertoire in advance?

Yes. Music must be learned prior to arrival at the residency.
- Average repertoire ranges from level 2+ to 3
- For advanced music (levels 4 and up), a supplementary audition recording may be requested

Which bell brands are accepted?

GBP residencies ONLY accept Malmark, Schulmerich and White Chapel bells.

Do we need to bring tables and pads or any additional equipment?

No. Everything is rung off the table!  No table technique or accidentals will be used  for GBP residencies.

What is concert attire?

Guidelines
Standard Attire: “Concert Black” - suits for men and long black dresses or black pants and black blouse for women.
Great Christmas Ring: Signature Holiday Performance Gloves - limited supply for purchase at residency location.