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Choirs open season November 21

The Collegium Musicum choral ensemble at Ripon College will present its first concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21. The performance will be in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the College campus. Admission is free. The conductor is John C. Hughes, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities at Ripon… Continue reading

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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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Collegium Musicum performs April 25

The Ripon College Collegium Musicum, a mixed-voice chamber group that specializes in performing music written before 1750, will perform “Songs of the Sea” Friday, April 25. 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. Admission is free. Sarah Kraaz, professor of music, directs the ensemble. Selections… Continue reading

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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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Ripon College Choral Union to perform April 21

The Ripon College Choral Union will perform at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, April 21, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Admission to the concert is free. The theme of the concert is “War and Peace.” Selections include “He watching over Israel” from the oratorio “Elijah,” by Felix Mendelssohn; “Soldier, Soldier.” based on… Continue reading

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