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St. John's Music on the Corner presents The Raleigh Ringers

Shaftman Performance Hall
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 3:00pm

Reserved seat tickets $25 (all fees are included in ticket price)

 

 
The Raleigh Ringers is an internationally acclaimed concert handbell choir based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Since its founding in 1990, The Raleigh Ringers has been dazzling audiences with unique interpretations of sacred, secular and popular music, including famous rock 'n' roll tunes arranged just for handbells.
 
Under the direction of David M. Harris, The Raleigh Ringers has performed in 39 US States and the District of Columbia, in several cities in France, in Canada, live on the nationally syndicated “Bob and Tom Show” radio show, and on the “Hour of Power” at the Crystal Cathedral in California.
 
In addition to six albums on compact disc, The Raleigh Ringers has released two full holiday concert videos available on DVD and Blu-ray. Two one-hour concert specials were created from the first DVD and broadcast on over 250 American Public Television stations in in 45 states. A new one-hour holiday concert special from the second DVD aired over 400 times in 38 states in its first year of national distribution.
 
The Raleigh Ringers sponsors two annual handbell festivals (one geared for youth and one for adults), a professional performance event (Virtuoso), workshops, classes, and reading sessions in Raleigh throughout the year.
 
 
The Raleigh Ringers promotes the art of handbell ringing by:
 
• Presenting entertaining performances of advanced handbell music to the widest possible audience;
• Commissioning composers to create works for advanced handbell choirs;
• Supporting and encouraging fellow handbell musicians;
• Offering educational opportunities through classes and event sponsorship.
 
The Raleigh Ringers performs on one of the most extensive collections of bells and bell-like instruments owned by any handbell ensemble in the world. The Raleigh Ringers has made a significant impact on the world’s handbell music  repertoire by commissioning more than 125 compositions and arrangements for handbells.
 
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