• 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 […]

  • Season 5

    A Day of Celebration   Barbara Brocker Elegy   William A. Payn Eternal Father, Strong to Save   arr. Valerie W. Stephenson Fanfare for the Common Man   trans. Rick Holdsworth Gaudeamus   Arnold Sherman Good Vibrations   arr. Matthew Prins Misty   arr. Arnold Sherman The Addams Family   arr. Brian Childers The Best of John Williams   arr. Douglas E. Wagner The […]

  • Season 4

    2013-2014 America the Beautiful arr. Arnold Sherman Bells Heard Round the World  Valerie Stephenson Dancing Raindrops   Patricia Thomson Exultate   Josh Bauder Fiesta Con Campanillas  Carol Lynn Mizell Hungarian Dance #5   arr. Martha Lynn Thompson Korobeiniki   Mathew Prins Liberty Fanfare  Donald E. Allured Moon over the Ruined Castle    arr. Kazuko Okamoto Salsa for Bells   William Gross […]

  • Season 3

    2012-2013 Also Sprach Zarathustra   arr. Rick Holdsworth August 9th Adagio   Edward Elgar / arr. Chad Etzel  “Jupiter” from the Planets   Gustav Host / trans. Rick Holdsworth Overture to Carmen   Bizet / arr. Martha Lynn Thompson Plink, Plank, Plunk   arr. Martha Lynn Thompson Resounding Fury   Jason W. Krug Rigaudon   arr. Martha Lynn Thompson The Great Gate of […]

  • Season 2

    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 […]

  • Kari Sheppard

    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. […]

  • Season 1

    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 […]