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  • Ring Sarasota Celebrates Hometown for Ninth Season

    For our 9th season, we present “Celebrate Sarasota” Pristine white-sandy beaches, breathtaking sunsets, theater, concerts, ballet, opera, diverse dining, galleries, museums, the circus, spectator and participant sporting events …. That’s Sarasota County, often referred to as “Florida’s Cultural Coast!” Join Ring Sarasota in our 9th season as we present “Celebrate Sarasota,” a collection of songs […]

  • Season 8

    Ring Sarasota’s eighth season explores music as it developed over the 20th Century. Just as the 1900’s brought complex events and changes to our world, music evolved equally as quickly. Our concert music this season offers examples from some of these significant eras. At the turn of the century, music paralleled the impressionist artists. Moon […]

  • Ring Sarasota Heads South for Next Concert

    RING SARASOTA: A CENTURY OF CLASSICS Friday, April 20, 2018 7 PM Don’t Miss Ring Sarasota’s ONLY Punta Gorda Performance This Season! Our eighth season has us exploring how music developed over the 20th century. Just as the 1900’s brought complex events and changes to our world, music evolved equally as quickly. Our concert music […]

  • Have You Heard About RingSide?

    Have You Heard About RingSide? RingSide is Ring Sarasota’s smaller ensemble, consisting of two to six ringers. This ensemble is making a name for itself, performing “Ringing Valentines” for Valentine’s Day and playing at luncheons and special events, among other gigs! RingSide is perfect for educational programs in schools, at churches, or at community group […]

  • Season 6

    Season 6 2015-2016 A Mighty Fortress – arr. Kathy Moklebust Beauty and the Beast – arr. Douglas Wagner Finale to 1812 Overture – arr. Rick Holdsworth Firework – arr. Michael Glasgow God Bless the U.S.A. – arr. Rick Holdsworth Hallelujah – arr. Joel Raney Phantom of the Opera – arr. Douglas Wagner Sway – arr. Sondra […]

  • Don’t Miss Our Next Concert!

    RING SARASOTA: A CENTURY OF CLASSICS Sunday, March 18, 2018 Don’t miss Ring Sarasota’s only Sarasota performance this season! Our eighth season has us exploring how music developed over the 20th century. Just as the 1900’s brought complex events and changes to our world, music evolved equally as quickly. Our concert music this season offers […]

  • Kari Sheppard

    Kari was introduced to handbells while in grade school – but began ringing in earnest after college. While she has rung in most positions, she is at home swinging the buckets of the low bass. For Kari, ringing is a family affair. She has rung with her mother, brothers, sister-in-law, husband and all three of her children. Kari works […]

  • 2010-2011

    Celebrate   Hart Morris Change Ring Opener   arr. Rick Holdsworth Eternal Father, Strong to Save   arr. Valerie Stephenson Exultate   Josh Bauder Festive Dance   arr. Kevin McChesney Festivo   Arnold Sherman Fiesta Con Campanillas   Carol Lynn Mizell From Sea to Shining Sea   Douglas E. Wagner Happy Birthday Variations   Valerie Stephenson Let All Things Now Living   arr. Cathy Moklebust […]

  • 2011-2012

    2011-2012 Amazing Grace   arr. H. Dean Wagner Belltree Fantasia   Louise Frier Classical Gas   arr. Martha Lynn Thompson Exultate   Josh Bauder Fanfare for Ring Sarasota   Rick Holdsworth Festive Dance   arr. Kevin McChesney Parade of the Tin Soldiers   arr. Martha Lynn Thompson Plink, Plank, Plunk   arr. Martha Lynn Thompson Rigaudon   arr. Martha Lynn Thompson Salute to the […]