Promoting excellence in handbell artistry through performance, education, and community.

Spring 2018 Season

See our Events page for more details, to order tickets, or to make a donation to the causes we’re supporting.

New Videos Released

You can find earlier videos on our YouTube channel.

Thanks for a Great 2017 Holiday Concert Season

Thanks for all your support of our Winter 2017 “Favorites” concert season! We enjoyed sharing your stories on the meaning of the selections, and were especially honored to debut a new commission, Tu Scendi Dalla Stelle, an old Italian carol, arranged by Susan Nelson.

Past News

BBR Played the Boston Pops

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The Back Bay Ringers were selected as a guest artist to play with the Boston Pops at their Holiday Gala on December 7, 2016! This was a wonderful experience!


NECN's Jackie Bruno with BBR's Greg Urban
BBR was featured Thursday, November 24, 2016 during the 9pm NECN broadcast. See the video clip for highlights from BBR’s holiday concert, “An English Christmas” and an interview with Artistic Director Griff Gall. NECN’s Jackie Bruno even got a handbell lesson from BBR musician Greg Urban.

Back Bay Ringers Perform at the 2016 National Handbell Seminar


The ensemble performed a solo concert at Handbell Musicians of America National Seminar in Rochester, NY in July. It was a great honor to be invited, and we were delighted to present our “Art of Handbell Ringing” program for the wonderful musicians gathered there!


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BBR Recordings

Comfort and Joy
Perpetual Motion
Merry and Bright