Fine Arts

Ripon College ensembles perform works by Mozart, Faure

The Ripon College Orchestra, under the direction of Professor Kyle Szabo, will perform at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts on the Ripon College campus. The performance is free and open to the public. The orchestra will perform Mozart’s Symphony No. 38,”Prague” and Gabriel Faure’s “Requiem” with the Ripon College Choral… Continue reading

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Jazz Ensemble to Perform

The Ripon College Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts on the Ripon College campus. Kurt Dietrich Professor of Music and Barbara Baldwin DeFrees Chair in the Performing Arts, will be directing. The concert is free and open to the public. The program will feature blues, rock… Continue reading

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Ripon College Symphonic Wind Ensemble to Perform

The Ripon College Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts on the Ripon College campus. Kurt Dietrich Professor of Music and Barbara Baldwin DeFrees Chair in the Performing Arts, will be conducting. The concert is free and open to the public. Featured will be Ralph Vaughan… Continue reading

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Lead actor enjoys the experience of ‘Rabbit Hole’

As a sophomore in high school, Joey Johns ’14 was asked to join an acting troupe in order to perform at competitions. He had just begun acting, and it was his experience with this club that has kept the non-traditional student from Ripon, Wis., performing for the last 14 years. “The sense of community and competitive support at that event… Continue reading

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Tender drama ‘Rabbit Hole’ to run at Ripon College

“Rabbit Hole,” by David Lindsay-Abaire, the 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning play for drama, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 through 16 in Benstead Theatre, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Robert Amsden, professor of theatre, is directing the play about a family moving ahead with a tremendous burden of grief. The play’s witty dialogue… Continue reading

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Ripon College exhibit explores identity, history

Selections of artwork by Jessica Wimbley will be exhibited Nov. 8 through Dec. 5 in Caestecker Gallery, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, at Ripon College. The artist will speak about her work in the center lobby at 7 p.m. on Nov. 8. An opening reception in the gallery will follow the talk. Wimbley’s work investigates the concepts of identity,… Continue reading

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