Ringgold Band

Young Artist Award

Each year, the Ringgold Band gives the Ringgold Band Young Artist Award to a qualifying high school senior. To qualify for the award, an applicant must be:


An interested applicant who meets all of these requirements will perform the piece he or she has prepared for Senior County Band and District Band auditions for a panel of judges from the Ringgold Band. The winner will receive $1,000 and will have the opportunity to perform a piece with the Ringgold Band as a soloist. 


2024 RBYAA Winners

Meghan Cramer, percussion, co-winner.

Ellen Rochlin, vocalist, co-winner.

Elena Nygard, trumpet, runner up.

Patrick Skoniczin, trumpet, runner up.

2023 RBYAA Winners

Benjamin Small

Tenor Saxophone

Wilson High School

Marissa Hermany-Rothermel

Flute

Muhlenberg High School

2022 RBYAA WINNERS


Winner

Xadiel Benejah-Rodriguez, saxophone

Exeter Township Senior High School

Winner

Brian Gambler, percussion

Home School and Schuylkill Valley High School

Runner-up

Hanna Gelsinger, flute

Conrad Weiser High School

2021 RBYAA WINNERS

Winner

Eliza Karpiak, flute

Daniel Boone High School

Runner-up

Emerson Gagnon, oboe

Wyomissing High School

Runner-up

Meghan Snelling, flute

Exeter High School

2020 RBYAA WINNERS

Winner

Evelyn Gerhart, flute

Boyertown High School

Runner-up

Isaiah Ebersole, trombone

Governor Mifflin High School

2019 RBYAA WINNERS

Winner

Brynn Werley, flute

Conrad Weiser High School

Runner-up

Evan Nygard, trombone

Kutztown High School

Runner-up

Joel Evans, marimba

Wyomissing High School

Runner-up

Sashank Sridhar, tenor sax

Wilson School District