Current Ripon News

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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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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Ripon College Students Selected for All Star Band

Sophie Klingenberger ’14 of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, French horn; Katie Drew ’14 of West Allis, Wis., French horn; Maggie Breen-Lyles ’16 of Green Bay, Wis., flute; and Veronica Delisle ’17 of Shrewsbury, Mass., flute, were selected to participate in the National Band Association’s Wisconsin Chapter College All Star Band from a record number of applicants. The culminating concert was held… Continue reading

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