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Ringgold Band shares stories of how they are sharing and sustaining a great American Music tradition!

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http://www.ringgoldband.com
Description
Sustaining an American Music Tradition
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-08-14 12:47
last episode published
2019-08-13 21:31
publication frequency
17.75 days
Contributors
Ringgold Band author  
The People Academy, LLC owner  
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Number of Episodes
107
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Society & Culture History Performing Arts Music Arts

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Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
13.08.2019

Ringgold Band - An interview with Sashank Sridhar , Ringgold Band Young Artist Award!

Chuck Ebersole and Cindy Miller-Aungst talk to Sashank Sridhar, Ringgold Band Young Artist Award winner talks about his amazing musical background and his roots in Indian music!
7.08.2019

Ringgold Band - An interview with Evan Nygard, Ringgold Band Young Artist Award!

Chuck Ebersole, Director of Ringgold Band, joins Cindy as the new co-host for their podcast series. In this episode they are on site at one of their concerts to speak to Evan Nygard, Ringgold Band Young Artist Award about his experience soloing with t...
23.04.2019

Ringgold Band - Meet Marlin Thomas - Youth Award Winner!

Marlin Thomas was a Ringgold Band Young Artist Award finalist last year and soloed with The Ringgold Band last summer. JIm and Cindy talk to Marlin about his amazing musical experiences playing the tuba in the Berks and Philadelphia areas. Marlin is ...
31.08.2018

Showing up as Tuba Player and Board Member - Meet George McBlane!

George talks to Cindy and Jim about his dual role of Board Member and Tuba Player and speaks about how the board members and the band members show up in order for this band to be the premier band it is!
24.08.2018

A Musical Perspective From The Tuba Section - Meet John Bailey!

John has been with the Ringgold Band for many years and he talks to Cindy and Jim about how the Tuba Section has changed from the past to the present. Of course, John states that "a good tuba section makes the band sound so good!".
16.08.2018

Retirement and The Ringgold Band - Meet Tim Simmons

Tim Simmons is a tuba player and the Treasurer of the Ringgold Band. Tim shares with Cindy and Jim how retirement and The Ringgold Band go hand in hand. He also answers the age old question - "What do Tuba Players talk about?"
9.08.2018

A special interview with a Special Guest - Meet Katelyn Aungst!

Jim and Cindy interview Cindy's daugther Katelyn Aungst. Katelyn speaks about her memories of growing up with the Ringgold Band. Katelyn loves music from the 1800's and is an accomplished singer, she states that anytime she gets any big "Bach" work sh...
3.08.2018

It feels like home - Meet Dawn Keiser!

Computer Programmer by day and New Horizons Band member on the side! Dawn Keiser juggles her work life and commutes one hour to get to practice all out of committment and love for the New Horizons and Ringgold Band!
27.07.2018

It's such as sense of accomplishment! - Meet Dennis and Mary Angelisanti

Dennis and Mary are two of the original members of the Ringgold Band and now play with New Horizons. They share their journey with Cindy and Jim and speak about the sense of pride and accomplishment they feel being part of the Ringgold Band!
18.07.2018

Music is who you are not what you do! - Meet Bob Anthony

Cindy and Jim talk to Bob Anthony about his esteemed journey into the Ringgold Band and his 22 years with the Navy Band too! Bob talks about how the Ringgold Band inspired him to play the tuba again!
9.07.2018

Meet Jodi Kratz - Doing what she loves for the love of others.

Cindy and Jim talk to Jodi about her esteemed number of years with the Ringgold Band (24 years strong) as well as her International Missionary Work serving people with needs. The Ringgold Band is made up of amazing people and here is another story abo...
22.06.2018

Meet the Father and Daughter Duo of The Ringgold Band!

"The Ringgold Band sets the bar high, allowing musicians to grow and shine!" This is just one of the quotes from this wonderful interview with Father and Daughter Ringgold Band members Christa Lagler and Tony Bernard!
15.06.2018

Meet the Newest Member in Percussion - Blake Tobias!

Cindy and Jim talk to Blake about what it means to him to be a part of the legacy which is The Ringgold Band!
8.06.2018

New Horizons Clarinetist - Dennis Roule!

Dennis talks to Cindy and Jim about his two roles with Ringgold Band. He is an Assistant Librarian for Ringgold Band and he plays the clarinet for New Horizons. He talks about how everyone wants to do their best in New Horizons and how his participat...
6.06.2018

56 Years with the Ringgold Band - Meet Jere Redcay!

This conversations sounds like six degrees of separation. Jere knows so many stories and so many people associated with The Ringgold Band! He talks a bit about his journey on this episode of Sustaining an American Music Tradition!
25.05.2018

Music is the joy of his life - A conversation with Rich Bealer

Rich plays with New Horizons and talks to Cindy and Jim about his music history and his need/want and desire to play music every day!
18.03.2018

A conversation with Bev McDevitt about New Horizons!

Cindy and Jim talk to Bev McDevitt, Choir Director, The Cathedral of Saint Catharine of Siena in Allentown about her journey with the New Horizons Band as a Flutist. Bev also talks about Jim's influence on her world of conducting!
11.03.2018

A conversation with the 2018 Young Artist Award Winner - Ben Muir

"Once you put the horn to your mouth, we are all musicians." - Ben Muir. Ben talks to Cindy and Jim about his journey with the Ringgold Band and how excited he is to solo at the 166th Anniversary Concert.
2.03.2018

Husband and Wife Team - Don and Tyrene Schilke and New Horizons!

Don Schilke, 19 years ago, became one of the original members of the New Horizons Band. Listen as Cindy and Jim talk to Don and his wife Tyrene about being members of the New Horizons and what it means to them!
20.02.2018

A conversation with the new Music Director- Charles Ebersole!

Cindy and Jim talk to Charles Ebersole about his new role of Music Director of The Ringgold Band! These are big shoes to fill and Charles is the right man for the job. Learn a little about Charles in this very special interview!
17.11.2017

Jim Seidel's Last Big Gig!

Cindy and Jim are live at the Ringgold Band's Fall Concert and they are talking about what happens behind the scenes to put this big show together! They also share the back story as to how Jim plans this amazing program and what this last big gig mean...
31.08.2017

Cynthia Miller-Aungst is on the hot seat!

Jim interviews Cindy about her journey with the Ringgold Band - her rise to the top! How did she grow and grow the band? Cindy talks about her experiences, the friendships and of course the musicianship that is all around this wonderful organization....
24.08.2017

A very lively interview with Al Rochlin!

Cindy and Jim talk to one of the newest member of the Ringgold Band - Al Rochlin. Al plays in the trumpet section and his wife is in the band too! He humorously talks about what it took to balance 5 kids, a job and music throughout his amazing career...
18.08.2017

Amy Kreider's History with The Ringgold Band!

Amy was the first winner of the Young Artist Award! She talks to Jim and Cindy about her history with the band and describes how even with a full and busy life - she was missing her music and the Ringgold Band!
14.08.2017

Music and Protecting Wildlife - Meet Matt Bowers!

Cindy and Jim interview Matt Bowers, the 2nd Place Young Artists Award Winner! Matt talks about his two passions - music and protecting wildlife. He shares what it was like to do a solo for the Ringgold Band and his hopes for joining the Penn State B...
21.07.2017

Part Two - Still inspired after 50 years with Jim Seidel

Jim Seidel shares the lessons he has learned over these last 50 years with the Ringgold Band. These conversations are very personal and allow us a glimpse into what it took for Jim to stay inspired but the musicians and audiences as well. Great inter...
10.07.2017

The evolution of The Ringgold Band through the eyes of Jim Seidel!

Jim talks about the evolution of the band, the music and the people of Ringgold Band as he continues to reflect on his 50 years with this band.
27.06.2017

An interview with the Young Artist Award Winner - Alexandra Vargas

Alexandra Vargas learned music by ear, her Father sang to her and she picked up the notes from there. She is studying Bio-Chemistry and a minor in music and she is the Young Artist Award winner! This is what great looks like!
30.04.2017

Berks County March King - Monroe Althouse!

Jim shares amazing history about the Berks County March King - Monroe Althouse. He gives us a tour of Berks County through the eyes of Monroe Althouse who wrote approximately 80 Marches about businesses, people and celebrations of Berks County. Fasci...
21.04.2017

Celebrating 50 years with the Ringgold Band - Part Two with Jim Seidel

Jim has spent 38 of the 50 years with Ringgold Band as the Conductor and Music Director. What was it like to start so young and move from Section Player to Soloist to President to Assistant Conductor to Conductor! What a journey! Celebrating Jim Sei...
13.04.2017

Celebrating 50 years with the Ringgold Band - Part One with Jim Seidel

In Part one of this two part series - Cindy interviews Jim about his journey with the Ringgold Band. Jim is celebrating 50 years with the Ringgold Band and this first episode is about the early years and his mentor Walter Gier and the magic of this ba...
6.12.2016

2016 Fall Concert - Interviews with the Band and Attendees - Part Two

The Ringgold Band held their Fall Dinner Concert on November 6, 2016 and featured saxophone soloist Dale Underwood playing “The Great American Band Song Book”. Cindy and Jim provide you with real time reactions from the band and audience members of thi...
28.11.2016

2016 Fall Concert - Interviews with the Band and Attendees - Part One

The Ringgold Band held their Fall Dinner Concert on November 6, 2016 and featured saxophone soloist Dale Underwood playing “The Great American Band Song Book”. Cindy and Jim provide you with real time reactions from the band and audience members of th...
18.11.2016

Mr. Dale Underwood - the world’s leading alto sax authority and The Ringgold Band!

The Ringgold Band held their Fall Dinner Concert on November 6, 2016 and featured saxophone soloist Dale Underwood playing “The Great American Band Song Book”. Mr. Dale Underwood is the world’s leading alto sax authority. His career has spanned 30 ye...
14.11.2016

Clergy Loves Music - Meet Dave Lawton!

Dave Lawton talks to Cindy and Jim about his love for music and even though he isn't a natural joiner - he loves that he joined the New Horizons Band!
4.11.2016

Finding her focus with the flute - Meet Mary Jane Garbo!

Cindy and Jim talk to Mary Jane about her journey leading up to the New Horizons Band. Mary Jane talks about how she loves making order out of chaos!
4.11.2016

Finding her focus with the flute - Meet Mary Jane Garbo!

Cindy and Jim talk to Mary Jane about her journey leading up to the New Horizons Band. Mary Jane talks about how she loves making order out of chaos!
28.10.2016

Percussion to Trumpet Player - Meet Jim Bauer

Jim talks to Cindy and Jim about his amazing journey from being a teacher to a newspaper editor to a pastoral minister as well as at one time hosting 72 hours of Christian Radio! With his career being so varied it doesn't surprise anyone he went from ...
21.10.2016

Margaret Bauer is a Life Long Learner!

Cindy and Jim talk to Margaret Bauer about her role in the New Horizons Band. Margaret also shares her passion for advocating for music in schools!
18.10.2016

Rejuvenated by New Horizons - Meet Don Mattern

Don Mattern is currently a member of the New Horizons Band through Ringgold Band. He has been in the Clarinet Section of the Ringgold Band for 20 years. He shares with Cindy and Jim a bit of his journey as he started playing the saxophone at 13 for a...
7.09.2016

Marches, History, Bicycle Clubs and The Ringgold Band - The Penn Wheelman Story - Part Three

We are excited to present this mini series of 3 podcasts that tell the story of a recent recording session. Monroe Althouse, Berks County's very own March King, wrote a March entitled Penn Wheelman in honor of the Penn Wheelman Bicycle Club active in R...
28.08.2016

Marches, History, Bicycle Clubs and The Ringgold Band - The Penn Wheelman Story - Part Two

We are excited to present this mini series of 3 podcasts that tell the story of a recent recording session. Monroe Althouse, Berks County's very own March King, wrote a March entitled Penn Wheelman in honor of the Penn Wheelman Bicycle Club active in R...
17.08.2016

Marches, History, Bicycle Clubs and The Ringgold Band - The Penn Wheelman Story - Part One

We are excited to present this mini series of 3 podcasts that tell the story of a recent recording session. Monroe Althouse, Berks County's very own March King, wrote a March entitled Penn Wheelman in honor of the Penn Wheelman Bicycle Club active in R...
1.07.2016

Meet Clarinetist - Jennifer Francisco!

When she graduated from college armed with her music degree she thought she knew her trajectory. Boy was she wrong! Today Jennifer Francisco has her own successful music teaching business and a Woodwind Repair Shop. She plays clarinet with the Ringgo...
25.06.2016

Sharing the impact of the Ringgold Band's Youth Programs - Meet Ken Williams.

His parents took him to Ringgold Band concerts when he was a child. Now in his third term as a band member Ken Williams is hooked! He is happy to see more and more youth participating in the band and talks about the impact of the Ringgold Band youth ...
17.06.2016

Keeping it organized! - An interview with Catherine Fronheiser.

Keeping it organized! Can you imagine prepping for 5 performances at once. Meet the Ringgold Band’s librarian, Catherine Fronheiser, oh and she plays the flute and teaches too!
7.06.2016

Preview of the 2016 Ringgold Band Season and it's 164 Year Anniversary!

Cindy and Jim go solo on this podcast and give you an extensive preview into the 2016 Summer Season. If you have ever wondered what happens at a concert or what it takes to put one together - this is the podcast for you!!! Ringgold Band celebrates 16...
22.04.2016

Live! at the Ringgold Band Spring Concert!

This is a very special episode of the Ringgold Band's podcast series. Listen as Cindy and Jim go behind the scenes of their 164th Spring Concert and talk to musicians and audience members. This one is not to be missed!
8.04.2016

Meet Megan Reimer - Newest Member of the Ringgold Band!

Meet Megan Reimer - Music Educator for the Hamburg School District and newest member of the Ringgold Band. Megan is another wonderful example of Educators being passionate about their craft!
1.04.2016

Meet Ashley Babiarz - Clarinetist for the Ringgold Band!

Ashley is helping to bring the Ringgold Band into the 21st Century! Find out how she plays an important role for the Ringgold Band!