National Seminar 2021

What happened?

Glendale, AZ - Handbell Commons
July 13th - 17th, 2021

Vreana had a booth in Handbell Commons representing independent publishers. This was our first booth at a conference!

Featured Sheet Music

NS21_Binders.xlsx

Featured Publishers

Others:

Greg Urban

Event Photos

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Links

How to get involved

Who can participate:

  • Anyone who self-publishes, either through SMP, through a personal website, or through a publishing company owned by the author may participate; you must own the copyright of your publications (or the copyright of an arrangement of an already copyrighted work, like SMP's ArrangeMe program)

  • Those who publish through a traditional publisher as well as self-publish can participate, but only pieces that are self-published will be promoted

What Vreana will provide (for free!):

  • A booth, staffed during non-class times

  • A 5" x 7" sign with the author’s photo, name, and QR code linking to their website (will be sent to the publisher for approval)

  • Several binders of sheet music by the featured authors with QR codes linking to this page which will include a list of all sheet music and links to where to purchase it (self-published pieces only, only select pages of each piece will be included)

    • Binder categories

      • Christmas

      • Originals

      • Pop songs

      • Musicals

      • Sacred

      • Solos and Bell Tree

      • <additional categories may be added as needed>

  • This permanent webpage that will contain the same info found at the booth

  • One or more flash drives of donated sheet music to be included in the silent auction

Three ways to participate: (Deadline was June 26th, 2021)

1) Featured publisher - what you must provide:

  • A 3" x 4" headshot (in portrait orientation)

  • Your name as you want it to appear next to your photo

  • Your website (e.g. personal, SMP, etc.)

  • Featured publisher form (CLOSED)

  • PLEASE NOTE: There are a limited number of 5" x 7" signs available. They will be assigned on a first come, first served basis.

2) Featured music for the binders - what you must provide:

  • PDFs of up to 5 pieces (select up to 6 pages per piece, they do not need to be consecutive)

  • Web links (pieces must be self-published)

  • Featured sheet music form (CLOSED)

  • There is currently no limit to the number of publishers that can have their sheet music in the binders.

3) Silent Auction items - what you must provide:

  • A PDF (watermarked, if desired) of an arrangement of a public domain work OR an original composition (pieces must be self-published)

  • Silent Auction submission form (CLOSED)

  • There is no limit to the number of donated works a single publisher can submit