(Instructional). The Hal Leonard Handbell Method is designed for anyone just learning to ring handbells. Whether you're an experienced musician or you don't read music at all yet, this step-by-step guide will teach you the basic skills and techniques you need for ringing in a handbell or handchime choir. Instructions include: Ringing & Damping * Basic Music Reading * Practice & Performance Pieces * Staccato Techniques * Dynamics * Stretches & Warm-Ups * and more! A helpful Director's Guide is also included, offering insights and rehearsal suggestions for several pieces in the book. Instructional material is demonstrated clearly with photos and illustrations throughout.