Fine Arts

Collaboration in music inspires new choral director

When the Ripon College choirs present fall semester concerts, no one will be more eagerly anticipating the performances than new College conductor John Hughes, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities. Collegium Musicum will perform Nov. 21; Choral Union, Dec. 5; and all musical ensembles at the Holiday Concert Dec. 14. “Performing music at a high level with… Continue reading

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Violoist, percussionist to perform various styles

The ensemble duoJalal will perform at Ripon College Friday, Nov. 14, as part of the Chamber Music & Jazz at Ripon Series. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. The music of Kathryn Lockwood and Yousif Sheronick represents an organic amalgam of cultural traditions and… Continue reading

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Sculpture, photography combine in Ripon College exhibit

Sculpture and photography will be combined in “”a tenuous framework,” an exhibit of work by Milwaukee artists Shana McCaw and Brent Budsberg, to run Nov. 7 to Dec. 7 in Caestecker Gallery, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. An artists’ talk will be presented at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7, in the lobby. An opening… Continue reading

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Shakepeare’s Cymbeline to run Nov. 12-15 in Benstead

Join the party! Be part of the celebration of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday this year by seeing Ripon College Theatre’s production of Cymbeline. Cymbeline, Shakespeare’s fairy tale full of wonder and imagination, will be performed Wednesday, November 12 through Saturday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Benstead Theatre. The tickets are free, but reservations should be made by calling 920-748 –… Continue reading

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Chamber-jazz quintet performs at Ripon College Oct. 11

Douglas Detrick’s AnyWhen Ensemble will perform Saturday, Oct. 11, as part of the Chamber Music & Jazz at Ripon series presented by Ripon College. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the campus. Tickets may be purchased by calling 920-748-8126. This chamber-jazz quintet performs bold new compositions that integrate… Continue reading

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Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra returns for free concert, Oct. 5

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra returns to Ripon College Sunday, Oct. 5, for its 42nd annual appearance on campus. Presented each year as part of the College’s Caestecker Fine Arts Series, admission to this year’s performance will be free as a thank-you to the greater Ripon community for its continued support of the College’s musical programming. The performance will begin at… Continue reading

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