Quality Concert Band Entertainment Since 1852

Ringgold Band LogoRINGGOLD BAND
 3539-A Freemont St, Laureldale PA  19605
610-929-8525

The historic Ringgold Band is proud to be one of America’s first community bands. Formed in 1852 amid the rolling hills and farms of Berks County, Pa., we continue a longstanding tradition of fine musical entertainment in southeastern Pennsylvania.

Our diverse concert programs include familiar classics and challenging new works, as well as symphonic overtures, show tunes, solos and a myriad of marches. If you, or anyone in your family has been a member with the Ringgold Band, please complete this survey Ringgold Band Personnel Database Survey

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Fall Dinner Concert at Doubletree

The Ringgold Band’s anuual dinner concert will be held on Sunday November 17, 2019 at 5pm. Featuring soloists from the band it will be a great night of music and food. This year it will be at the Doubletree Hotel downtown Reading. Tickets are $37. Click on the link to order a ticket. Dinner Concert Order Form

Lifetime Membership Awarded

Congratulations to Past-President Cynthia Miller-Aungst on her Lifetime Membership Award.  She was recognized and the Spring Anniversary concert and awarded a plaque for her service.  

 

RINGGOLD BAND HAS A NEW VIDEO!

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT OUR NEW PROMOTIONAL VIDEO.

Ringgold Hall has finished with Renovations!

We want to personally thank all our donors as well as the grants we received from the Wyomissing Foundation, and the Berks County Community Foundation through the Building Industries Exchange Grant. 
Please mail donations to: Ringgold Band, Inc, 3539 Freemont Street, Laureldale, Pa  19605

RINGGOLD BAND Podcast Series!Riggoldband

The Ringgold Band has joined forces with the peoples chronicles to launch their new podcast series Sustaining an American Musical Tradition”. Find out what the Ringgold Band is all about, why we are still making music over 160 years later, and why you should come hear us play. So far there are over 104 podcasts!

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST SERIES.

 

RINGGOLD BAND YOUNG ARTIST AWARD

The Ringgold Band sponsors a yearly monetary scholarship award to promote lifelong musicianship among high school students who plan to continue their musical studies in college or the military. This year’s winner is Bryn Werley a Flute player from Conrad Weiser High School.  She was awarded $1000 in scholarship money, and will perform with the Ringgold Band on April 28, 2019 at the Spring Anniversary Concert. The three other musicians will each receive a $500 scholarship and perform with the Ringgold Band over the summer months. Please help us congratulate Evan Nygard, a trombone player from Kutztown HS, Sashank Sridar on Tenor Sax from Wilson,  and Joel Evans on marimba from  Muhlenberg.

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Thanks to RMF who always lends their support!

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The Reading Music Foundation gives financial support to many arts organizations including the Ringgold Band on a yearly basis.  This financial support helps the Ringgold Band in their Youth and Senior initiatives.

NEW YouTUBE CHANNEL! and Instagram!

Please check out all our latest  news on FACEBOOK. and TWITTER . as well as videos of our performances on YOU TUBE.

to access our most recent performances, click the links below: We are Ringgoldband1852 on Instagram

Variations on a Korean Folk Song

Mein Herr Marquis-Vocal Solo

The Talisman March

Always and Forever-Monroe Althouse

Star Spangled Banner

“FUGUE ON YANKEE DOODLE”

“KEEPING STEP WITH THE UNION”

“BULLETS & BAYONETS”

“BLUE & GREY”

“RETURN OF THE GUARD”

“VANITY FAIR”

“WEDDING DANCE”

“SELECTIONS FROM LES MISERABLES”

“DOTTY DIMPLES”

Help the Ringgold Band through the Internet!

Did you know you can help financially support the band just by changing your search engine?  The Ringgold Band is proud to announce we are listed on Goodsearch and IGIVE.

Goodsearch donates money to your favorite cause when you search the Internet, shop online or dine out at local restaurants! Use Goodsearch to search the Internet and they donate a penny per search to the Ringgold Band. Register your credit cards on Goodswipe, and the Ringgold band will receive up to 5% donation on purchases made at local stores and restaurants around town.  Use  Goodshop or iGive when you shop online and they donate a percentage of every purchase and offer over 100,000 coupons to help you save money too! Sign up for their Gooddining program and they’ll donate a percentage of your restaurant bill when you eat at any one of thousands of participating restaurants. It’s really easy; it’s free, and turns simple everyday actions into a way to make the world a better place. Please select the Ringgold Band as your charity of choice! We have always enjoyed the strong support of our loyal followers, and ask you to consider helping us out in this painless way at no cost to you!

Ringgold New Horizons Band

The Ringgold New Horizons Band meets every Wednesday at 10:00am at 3539A Freemont Street in Laureldale.  We welcome new members to join us.  Most of our members also are re-discovering their old instruments, but beginners are welcome as well. For more information CLICK HERE

For questions please do not hesitate to call or email Al Rochlin at 610-331-6671

EMAIL:alanrochlin@yahoo.com
Here are links to New Horizons Youtube videos:

 

 

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