Fine Arts

Ripon Summer Players sets auditions for 18th season

Hitchcock meets hilarious when the Ripon Summer Players present the wonderfully theatrical spy spoof, “The 39 Steps.” Open auditions and crew call for this Tony Award-winning comedy will be held Tuesday, April 22, and Thursday, April 24, from 7- 9 PM in Benstead Theatre, Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. No prior acting or technical theatre… Continue reading

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Art Faculty in the News

Rafael Salas, associate professor of art at Ripon College, recently authored a review in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel of “Magic Mud: Masterworks in Clay from RAM’s Collection,” an exhibit currently showing at Racine Art Museum. Salas, a painter and a regular contributor to the Journal Sentinel’s Art City section, writes that the exhibit displays, “a curatorial gravity that is both… Continue reading

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Senior vocal recital presented April 12 at Ripon College

Alexander Thao ’14 of Manitowoc, Wis., will present his senior vocal recital at 3:15 p.m. April 12 in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Admission to the recital is free He will perform “Caro mio ben,” “Alma del core,” “Nino preciso,” “Madrigal,” “Bist du bei mir,” “Im abendroth,” “Auf dem wasser zu… Continue reading

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Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs April 13

The Ripon College Symphonic Wind Ensemble, directed by Carl Rath, will perform Sunday, April 13. The concert will begin at 3:15 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Admission to the concert is free. Rath conducted the college band in 1980-81 before leaving for the University of Oklahoma and a tenure-track… Continue reading

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Guitar recital set for March 29 at Ripon College

A senior guitar recital presented by Donald Malchow of Ripon will begin at 3:15 p.m. Saturday, March 29, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, at Ripon College. Admission to the recital is free. Malchow will perform the following works from the Renaissance, Baroque, classical and 20th-century eras: “Diferencias sobre ‘Guárdame las vacas,” by Luys de Narváez;… Continue reading

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Renowned pianist Irena Koblar to speak, perform at Ripon College

A lecture/discussion and piano concert by guest Slovenian artist Irena Koblar will be presented in April at Ripon College. The talk, “Imperfection/Perfection: The Future of Classical Music,” will run from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in Room 147, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. The talk will be followed by a period of… Continue reading

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