The Glenridge Performing Arts Center (7333 Scotland Way,Sarasota) is proud to present, Ring Sarasota, produced by GPAC - Saturday, April 13th at 8:00p.m.Now in its third season, Ring Sarasota handbell ensemble presents concerts thatappeal to one and all. The 14 auditioned advanced handbell ringers hail from NewPort Richey to Sarasota and perform a wide variety of music ranging fromclassical literature by George Bizet and Mussorgsky, a taste of Americana, atribute to the Armed Forces to other original compositions written specifically forhandbells.This season’s concerts include the movement Jupiter – The Bringer of Jollity fromThe Planets by Gustav Holst, which was transcribed for handbells by Ring Sarasota’s directorRick Holdsworth and soon to be published by From the Top Music.
Ring Sarasota utilizes five octaves of Malmark Handbells and four and a half octaves ofMalmark Choirchimes. Through a generous donation, the group was able to start their secondseason with a newly purchased five octave set of Malmark Handbells and three octave set ofMalmark Choirchimes.
The group finished its second season with a recording session and now has their first CD ready.
Ring Sarasota – at the Glenridge Performing Arts Center, 7333 Scotland Way, Saturday, April13 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for just $15.00 at gpactix.com or by calling the GPACbox office at 552-5325. Groups of 10 or more receive a reduced rate of $12.50. GPAC Familyand students get a discounted rate of $10.00.
Glenridge Performing Arts Center, 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota, 552-5325 or www.gpactix.comGet social with GPAC at www.facebook.com/glenridgePAC