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The Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra is "the premier American ragtime ensemble" as hailed by The Washington Post, and is one of America’s few professional ensembles dedicated to the preservation and performance of America’s first popular music: Ragtime. The PRSO recreates the sounds of the concert stage, the dance halls, and the theatre – ragtime, dance music, theatre selections, and silent film accompaniment, all performed off the original musical scores. Founded in 2010 by young virtuoso Andrew Greene, PRSO has been widely praised for its work to preserve and share America’s rich musical history, and tours the US with their toe-tapping concert and silent film programs!
Upcoming Events
November 15, 2019 – Salisbury, MD – 7:00 PM

The Mark of Zorro! Silent film program at Salisbury University’s Holloway Hall, 1101 Camden Ave, Salisbury, MD. For tickets and more information, visit: https://www.salisbury.edu/administration/academic-affairs/cultural-affairs/, call: 410-543-6271 or email: jekrell-salgado@salisbury.edu.

November 16, 2019 – Silver Spring, MD – 5:00 PM

Buster Keaton’s Sherlock Jr (1924) and One Week (1920) Silent film program for the American Film Institute (AFI) Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD. For tickets and more info, visit: https://www.afi.com/silver/ or call (301) 495-6700.

November 24, 2019 – Sellersville, PA – 2:00 PM

Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program featuring a quintet from the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra for the historic Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Street, Sellersville, PA. For tickets and more info, visit: http://www.st94.com or call (215) 257-5808.

December 14, 2019 – Batavia, IL – 8:00 PM

Christmas at the Silent Movies! Holiday program for Fermilab’s Arts and Lecture Series. At the Ramsey Auditorium, Wilson Building, Kirk Road & Pine Street, Batavia, IL. For tickets and more info, visit: http://events.fnal.gov/arts-lecture-series/ or call 630-840-2787

December 15, 2019 – Stoughton, WI – 3:00 PM

Christmas at the Silent Movies! Holiday program at the Historic Stoughton Opera House, 381 E. Main Street, Stoughton, WI. For tickets and more info, visit: http://www.stoughtonoperahouse.com/ or call 608-877-4400.

Peacherine Orchestra Store
Jazzin' The Blues Away (NEW)!

Music from the Johnny Maddox Collection (BSW-2251). Ragtime and dance music favorites featuring the Pine Apple Rag, The Aba Daba Honeymoon, music selections by James Scott, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, and more! $20 USD


Elite Syncopations

Peacherine's third CD featuring favorites including The Entertainer, Alexander's Ragtime Band, Tiger Rag, and the "Elite Syncopations" of the ragtime era. $20 USD

Step With Pep CD

The Ragtime and Dance Music of Mel B. Kaufman (BSW-2234). PRSO's second CD featuring music by the "King of the One Step." $20 USD.


PRSO 78 - Knockout Drops and That International Rag

PRSO's first Vinyl 78. (BSW-595) $20 USD

       
Sample Audio Clips