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Holiday concert featuring musical ensembles Sunday, December 14

All musical ensembles at Ripon College will present a joint holiday concert at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for Arts. Admission is free and open to the public. John C. Hughes, director of choral activities, will conduct Choral Union and Collegium Musicum. Choral Union will sing Roger Emerson’s arrangement of “Mary Had a… Continue reading

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Orchestra to perform Sunday, Dec. 7

The Ripon College Orchestra will perform at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, December 7, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. Admission is free and open to the public. The ensemble is conducted by Kyle Szabo, assistant professor of music. Selections will include Allegro marcato from Symphony No. 2 in A minor, Op. 55, by Camille Saint-Saëns; “Capriol Suite,”… Continue reading

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Choral Union performs Dec. 5

The Ripon College Choral Union ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. Admission is free and open to the public. The conductor is John C. Hughes, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities at Ripon College. Maria Kaiser Dietrich will be featured as pianist. The program… Continue reading

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Symphonic Wind Ensemble to Perform Nov. 23

The Ripon College Symphonic Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Professor Kurt Dietrich, will present its fall concert at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the campus. Kurt Dietrich, professor of music and Barbara Badlwin De Frees Chair in the Performing Arts, is the conductor. HIghlighted on the program will… Continue reading

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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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