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.

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Fall Dinner Concert is SOLD OUT!

The Annual Fall Dinner Concert will be held at beautiful Stokesay Castle on November 9, 2014 at 6 PM.  The musical theme is Beatles, Broadway, and Sousa”.  Featuring favorite broadway tunes, from our vocalists Alex Booth, Tyler Rutt, and Debbie Greenwald, along with some upbeat Beatles medleys, this concert promises to have a little bit for everyone.    CLick Here for a Dinner Concert Order Form THIS CONCERT IS SOLD OUT!

Our 1st Annual Christmas Brunch!

We are excited to host our first  Christmas Brunch.  It will be held at beautiful Crowne Plaza on December 21st, 2014 from 11 AM-1 PM.  Enjoy a scrumptious brunch buffet while hearing the sounds of the holiday provided by members of the Ringgold Band.  Tickets are $30 for anyone 11 & older and $15 for kids ages 5-10.  Children 4 and younger eat free.   Click Here for Christmas Brunch Ticket Order Form


RINGGOLD BAND launches a new Podcast Series!

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.  The People Chronicles-Ringgold Band.  

There will be a new podcast premiered every Friday!

We welcomed new vocalists to our Summer Concert Series !

The Ringgold Band has joined forces this summer with vocalists Alexandra Zelinsky Booth and Tyler Rutt, along with regular Debbie Greenwald to bring wonderful broadway songs to the summer stage.  Alexandra teaches music in the Reading School District, and Tyler teaches special education there as well.  Both bring a fresh perspective to out Ringgold audiences.

 

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 was Noah Breneman, an oboe player from Exeter HS.  He will be  awarded $1000 in scholarship money,  and will perform with the Ringgold Band on April 13, 2014 at the Spring Anniversary Concert.  Nicolas Bowser, a trumpet player from Hamburg HS won 2nd place & and a $500 scholarship. Kelli Hess, a alto saxophone player from Boyertown also won 2nd place & and a $500 scholarship. Both Nicolas and Kelli will perform with the Ringgold Band in the summer months.

            

 36th Annual ACB Conference Performance  

On Thursday March 27, 2014 the Ringgold Band Has performed at the annual AMERICAN CONCERT BANDS conference. This was a great honor and we were delighted to have been selected among the best bands on the eastern seaboard.  The concert was held at 8:30 PM at the Holiday Inn located in downtown Allentown (904 West Hamilton Street).


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!

Watch and Listen to the Ringgold Band!

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:

“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”

Ringgold New Horizons Band

The Ringgold New Horizons Band meets every Wednesday at 10:00am in Room 104 in Francis Hall at Alvernia University in Reading.  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

Please park your cars in the lot by the Alvernia athletic fields at the end of Greenway St and a shuttle bus will take us to and from Francis Hall. At the corner of St. Bernadine st. and Greenway you will see a marquee with arrows pointing to the athletic facility.  The shuttle will pick you up 15 minutes prior to your designated time. Meet the bus at about 9:45 at the athletic fields parking lot.

For questions please do not hesitate to call or email Jim Seidel at 610-779-8858.

 


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