Sam Ring

Photomementi in PDF here.


SAM “Uncle Sammy” RING, a Great Man Always

9 April 2017, the 75th Anniversary of Bataan & Corregidor.

"The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering."

Inasmuch this pertains to each of the…

Keynote for CCHS 27 June 2016

27 June 2016
a Commencement Speech
for the Graduates and Beautiful, Great kids of Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music

Though delivered just 3 days after the funeral,
this speech was written prior to the eulogy written for my

PRINCE, a Story of Genius & Good

Twenty-five years ago I was in Los Angeles to score the 1201PM short that was later nominated for an Academy Award.  I was there with the same Director, Jonathan Heap, whose new film, The Unwilling,  I just finished scoring…


23 April 2016 Closing Remarks Honoring Our Veterans


Closing Remarks Honoring Our Veterans
12 Noon
Saturday, 23 April 2016
Dismal Swamp Trail
1113 George Washington Highway
Chesapeake, VA 23323

Speech written to honor the Souls of Bataan & Corregidor

SANTA's Letter

December 2015

from a letter edited by Santa Claus



On 1 December 2009, after a return from Todd-AO in Los Angeles and the film-mix session for “Dwegons & Leprechauns,” I had a dream.  I was visited by Santa…




More from Thanksgiving 2015.

Nico, Naoko, the kids and I went to see CREED on Thanksgiving.  I confess it as loudly as possible.  I LOVE Sylvester Stallone. I love what he shares of himself and what he tries to…

STAR WARS, and what Might Have Been...


It’s 13 November 2015, and I wanted to get this out there, albeit hastily between the many projects.  I wanted some sort of record “before” the next full downpour of soda cups, toys, dolls, and the newest must-have light-sabers!  (My

Tribute to the USS Indianapolis up for Album of the Year

FOREVER STRONG, a Tribute to the USS Indianapolis
is up for Album of the Year in the 58th Grammys
Please click on"FOREVER STRONG" in the menu to learn more.


will premiere on 21 November 2015 with the…


COINCIDENCES? The Festival of Light Story

11 April 2020  On this day, 25 years ago, unplanned and off by one year because of a “coincidental” mishap, we premiered Festival of Light.   On that same DAY... 50 years ago at the Time of the Premiere,



"Steve: I’m sitting here crying like a baby, listening to your Symphony. Such powerful music you have composed for us.

Thank you - Thank You - THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart.

May I call you around 1:30…


"This Just In," on WHRO

6 September at 8PM:

Raymond Jones will kick off his "This Just In" Radio Program with Music from Dwegons & Leprechauns. You can listen anywhere around the world live on WHRO. Tune in on 6 Sep at 8PM…


What does a recent discussion with Students and Teachers from Pennsylvania, with History, Art, Science, Astronomy and Mathematics, have to do with STORM WORKS & STAR TREK? 

What a title!

On 29 June 1988, I completed S-MATRIX, Symphony Number Numberless