Events

Upcoming Events

Aug 11

Green Lake Festival of Music

August 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sep 22

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

September 22 @ 3:15 pm
Oct 27

Chamber Singers

October 27 @ 9:00 am

Demmer Recital Hall

The Demmer Recital Hall showcases the talents of Ripon College vocal and instrumental performance groups. Additionally, Demmer regularly features guest artists in its newly renovated performance space. Learn more about the Department of Music and various ensembles here.

2018-2019 Ripon College Chamber and Jazz Series and Student Performances

Mark David Quartet

Friday, Sep. 7, 2018
7:30 p.m. Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts
Pianist Mark Davis has been a mainstay on the Milwaukee jazz scene for more than 25 years. His unique arrangements of jazz standards and originals will be performed by a group that includes other Milwaukee stalwarts Jeff Hamann, David Bayles and Jamie Breiwick.


Yo Soy la Tradición

Saturday, Sep. 22
7:30 p.m. Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts
The outstanding Spektral Quartet partners with multi-Grammy nominee and McArthur “genius grant” winner, saxophonist Miguel Zenón, for a suite inspired by Puerto Rican culture. Lush, melodic themes with complex rhythmic interactions blur the lines between jazz, classical and folk musics.


Caestecker Fine Arts Series: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, Sep. 30
3:15 p.m. Field House, Willmore Center
Wisconsin’s largest cultural organization returns to Ripon College for its 46th appearance. Be our guest for this free performance presented as a thank-you to the community. Friends of the Arts pre-concert reception, 1:30-3 p.m. Willmore Center.


Orchestra, Department of Music offering

Friday, Oct. 12
7:30 p.m. Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts

Chamber Singers and Choral Union, Department of Music offering


Sunday, Nov. 4
3:15 p.m. Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts

Senior Recital with Katherine Myszewski, clarinet

Sunday, Nov. 11
3:15 p.m. Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts


Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Department of Music offering

Sunday, Nov. 18
3:15 p.m. Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts


Holiday Concert (all student ensembles), Department of Music offering

Sunday, Dec. 9
3:15 p.m. Willmore Center Fieldhouse


Jazz Ensemble, Department of Music offering

Friday, Dec. 14
7:30 p.m. Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts


John Robert Green, baritone

Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019
3:15 p.m., Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts
New York-based baritone John Robert Green has sung opera and oratorio around the United States and in Europe. His performances have won a variety of awards. He will be in Ripon in conjunction with the Ripon College Choral Festival.


Orchestra, Department of Music offering

Sunday, March 10
3:15 p.m. Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts


Chamber Singers, Tour Preview Concert

Sunday, March 10
7:30 p.m. Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts
Chamber Singers with Ripon High School Capella


NOW Ensemble, Chamber Music & Jazz at Ripon Series

Friday, Apr. 12, 2019
7:30 p.m. Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts
The exciting NOW Ensemble makes new chamber music for the 21st century. With a unique instrumentation of flute, clarinet, electric guitar, double bass and piano, the ensemble brings a fresh sound and new perspective to the classical tradition.


Jazz Ensemble, Department of Music offering

Friday, April 26
7:30 p.m. Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts


Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Department of Music offering

Saturday, April 27
7:30 p.m. Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts


Chamber Singers and Choral Union, Department of Music offering

Sunday, May 5
3:15 p.m. Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts


Pops Concert, Department of Music offering

Wednesday, May 8
5:00 p.m. Harwood Memorial Union (outdoor Concert, weather permitting)


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