TRR Acquires Whitechapel Bells
After years of fundraising and saving, Three Rivers Ringers is excited to announce the acquisition of a historic set of Whitechapel handbells to add to the instruments TRR uses in concert. This 3-octave set of handbells was cast during the Mears era at Whitechapel, dating back to at least 1865, though they were refurbished in […]
10th Anniversary Celebration Today!
10 years19 concert series102 standalone performances13 educational events (not counting individual workshops)23 performances with the Pittsburgh Symphony183 unique pieces of music performed4 albums released268 bells and chimes>75,000 concert attendees>700 individual donors34 Ringers1 vision
Thank you to everyone who made our first 10 years possible! We couldn’t have done it without you.
Be sure […]
Winter 2019 Concerts this Friday and Sunday! And a new preview video…
The Winter 2019 concert season is here! We have an amazing set of your favorite holiday tunes for you and your family to enjoy at our two free, standalone concerts.
This Friday and Sunday, join TRR for:
Winter 2019 Concert Series
Pittsburgh’s premier handbell ensemble presents Holiday Celebration, featuring carols and holiday […]
Three Rivers Ringers to perform with Pittsburgh Symphony!
Three Rivers Ringers is delighted to return to the stage of Heinz Hall this December for eight performances of the Highmark Holiday Pops as guests of the world-class Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra! Bring the whole family to experience Pittsburgh’s holiday tradition with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Three Rivers Ringers, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, Broadway star Ashley […]
TRR at magnificent St. Stanislaus Church and on radio
Three Rivers Ringers had a wonderful pair of concerts last weekend, and the audiences were thrilled! We’re now very excited to perform tomorrow at the gorgeous St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in the Strip District. Come down to the Strip for an evening of beautiful holiday music in this magnificent space!
Saturday, December 9 at […]
WPA Festival Deadline Extended – Plus a new video!
Western Pennsylvania Handbell Festival Early Bird Deadline Extended to February 15
Calling all choirs! We are extremely fortunate to have world-renowned handbell composer and clinician Fred Gramann leading this year’s Western Pennsylvania Handbell Festival on April 9th. The WPA Festival is a beginning-level handbell event for handbell choirs (Level 1-2 music) that is co-sponsored by […]
Last TRR concert Friday – plus Holiday Pops Saturday and Sunday!
Friends, making our debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra last weekend was absolutely incredible. Four performances in front of many thousands of people, and the amount of positive response we got was tremendous. It was our honor and privilege, and we look forward to returning to Heinz Hall to close out the last three […]
See Three Rivers Ringers at Heinz Hall this weekend
We had an outstanding start to our standalone concert run last weekend. This week, we are at beautiful Heinz Hall, performing with conductor Daniel Meyer and the amazing world-class musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at the Holiday Pops. Come join us for a wonderful concert filled with holiday cheer, along with guests Chris Jamison from The […]
Winter Concerts Next Month!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… for Carols of the Bells. In addition to our debut performances with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Three Rivers Ringers presents 3 stand-alone concerts filled with holiday favorites. Pittsburgh’s premier handbell ensemble will take your breath away with the serene Coventry Carol and Betty Garee’s ethereal setting […]
Spring Concerts Announced: Canticles & Carillons
You’ve celebrated with us at our holiday concerts and danced with us last spring. This May, Pittsburgh’s premier handbell ensemble is presenting great treasures of sacred music, as only Three Rivers Ringers can. In Canticles & Carillons, we explore the wealth of hymn tunes arranged for handbells, from the serene to the majestic. This program is […]