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

Tickets are now on sale for our Spring Season of Giving Back! We will be celebrating our 15th Anniversary Season with a special alumni concert. All proceeds raised this season will benefit the important work of Stop Handgun Violence, a non-profit based in Beverly. We also hope you’ll join us on Tuesday May 21st at the Boston Handbell Festival

New Videos Released

You can find earlier videos on our YouTube channel.

Thanks for a Great 2018 Spring Concert Season

Thank you to everyone who supported the Boston Living Center at our 2018 spring concerts. We are so proud have presenting a check for $2,200 to the organization! We could not have had such a successful donation without the support of our amazing audiences.

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

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Perpetual Motion
Merry and Bright