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  • An Important Update from Ring Sarasota on our 10th Season

    An Important Update from Ring Sarasota on our 10th Season: Update 3/16/2020 – The health and wellbeing of our friends, family, ringers, and supporters is paramount to Ring Sarasota. Based on the CDC’s updated recommendations on social distancing, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the remaining concerts for our 10th season. We are […]

  • Thank You! Donors Exceed Expectations on #GivingTuesday

    Thank You! Donors Exceed Expectations on #GivingTuesday  Our generous donors on #GivingTuesday and throughout the year have been instrumental in our mission to spread the beauty of handbell music throughout southwest Florida. Because of all of you, we exceeded our #GivingTuesday goal. Funds raised on December 3rd were earmarked toward the purchase of a new […]

  • Season 9

    For our 9th season, Ring Sarasota presents “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 […]

  • Ring Sarasota Makes Final Stop on 9th Season Stay-cation

    Ring Sarasota Makes Final Stop on 9th Season Stay-cation Ring Sarasota wraps up its 9th season on April 7, 2019, with its musical love letter to its hometown. The final concert will be at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Sarasota, FL. Known as Florida’s Culture Coast, Sarasota boasts critically-acclaimed museums, award-winning beaches, major league […]

  • Valerie Phillips

    Valerie Phillips It’s ‘all in the family’, so to speak for Valerie. She drives an hour-plus north weekly to have fun ringing with her daughter Paige Hunt, who drives an hour-plus south. And Valerie has been ringing with family friend (and RS ringer) Terri Chapman on and off for 20 years, randomly following her from […]

  • Rebecca St. Pierre

    Rebecca St. Pierre Rebecca’s lifelong love of percussion started when, as the youngest child, she realized that thumping things instead of older siblings was both a safer and more satisfying alternative.  She grew up tapping, striking, ringing and hitting and went on to obtain several degrees in percussion performance and music education. She has enjoyed […]

  • Paige Hunt

    Paige Hunt Paige started ringing handbells at her church in Connecticut during middle school and has been playing ever since! In high school, she rang under the direction of Terri Chapman, who many years later would introduce Paige to Ring Sarasota. She continued ringing in college, took a short break while completing her Masters at […]