Artistic Director –


Assistant to the Director –

Nick Hanson has been ringing handbells for over 25 years and has been directing handbell ensembles for over 10. He currently serves as the director of handbell ensembles at the Potomac School in McLean, VA, teaching instrumental music curriculum to fifth through twelfth grade students who participate in any of the school’s four handbell ensembles. Nick is a published handbell composer, and has served as faculty and clinician at handbell events nationally in 11 states and the District of Columbia, and internationally in Hong Kong and Taiwan. He holds a BA degree from Concordia University, Irvine, CA, as a major in music with concentration in handbells.