Current Ripon News

Pianist, vocalist perform May 3

A senior piano and vocal recital will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Ripon College. The recital will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the campus. There is no charge for admission. Senior Michael Rausch of Deerfield, Wis., is a pianist and will perform Sonata, Op. 13, No.… Continue reading

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Ripon Jazz Ensemble performs May 2

The Ripon College Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 2. The concert will be presented in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. There is no charge for admission. Adam Hardt, adjunct instructor of music, directs the Jazz Ensemble. The concert will feature the following performers: Saxophone Michell Eithun, alto… Continue reading

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Kraaz Performs, Lectures in North Carolina

Professor Sarah Mahler Kraaz, Chair of the Ripon College Music Department and an accomplished organist, recently performed in North Carolina as part of the Brevard College Division of Fine Arts’ Guest Artist Series. Kraaz opened her March 23rd performance with “Ballo del granduca” (Dance of the Grand Duke), a piece by composer Jan Pieterzoon Sweelinck from near the turn of… 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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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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