Promoting excellence in handbell artistry through

education, & community

2024 Chime Donation Program

BBR will present a two-octave set of Malmark Choirchime® Instruments to a selected music educator at the Boston Handbell Festival on May 21st, 2024. In addition, BBR will provide a support package to help introduce the use of Choirchimes in the school. This will include a collection of Choirchime resources and a mentorship with BBR Artistic Director Griff Gall, who has developed a successful Choirchime program at his own elementary school classroom in Danvers.

Any music educator who teaches in a Boston-area school is eligible to apply for the donation on behalf of their school or schools. BBR will select the winning recipient from the completed applications received by March 31st, 2024.

Personal Touch. A Chat with Griff Gall.

Griff Gall, BBR’s artistic director, sat for an interview with Amazing Things Art Center in May 2023. Read the transcript on the atac website.

Hear Us Ring!

Merry and Bright album cover

Merry and Bright

Our compilation of holiday favorites.



Featuring an interview with Artistic Director Griff Gall, and a handbell lesson from BBR musician Greg Urban.

Perpetual Motion

Selected recordings of some of our BBR favorites.

BBR on 48 Hours

Richard Fiocca collaborated with BBR to create a score of music to be used throughout “The Last Confession.”