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 College.

The program includes pieces in eight languages. Major selections will be “My Spirit Sang All Day,” by Gerald Finzi; “Magnificat,” by Johann Pachelbel, with Sarah Mahler Kraaz accompanying on continuo; “Bogoróditse Djévo,” by Arvo Pärt; three lullabies, “Sure On This Shining Night,” by Morten Lauridsen, accompanied by Maria Kaiser Dietrich on piano, “Duerme Negrito,” by Atahualpa Yupanqui, with McCayla Thoe, alto soloist; and “Desh,” arranged by Ethan Sperry.

The singers include:

Sopranos: Keeley Eames ’18, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin; Margaret Goodwin ’18, Port Washington, Wisconsin; Sydney Jones ’18, Edina, Minnesota; Hannah Rupp ’17, Lancaster, Wisconsin; Cecelia Ward ’18, Coldwater, Michigan; and Ally Wilber ’17, Bonduel, Wisconsin.

Altos: JaneMarie Erickson ’16, Redgranite, Wisconsin; Emily Miles ’17, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Katrina O’Neill ’15, Aniwa, Wisconsin; Diane Smith ’14, Bowler, Wisconsin; McCayla Thoe ’16, Hayfield, Minnesota; and Amber Voelkel ’17, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Tenors: Drew Hetz ’18, Manitowoc, Wisconsin; Brandon Mastalish ’16, Mayville, Wisconsin; and Andrew Widder ’15, Mequon, Wisconsin.

Basses: Alexander Mehre ’17, Port Washington, Wisconsin; Carl Meisner ’16, Minnetonka, Minnesota; Owen Reynolds ’18, Wales, Wisconsin; and Daniel Wohlfert ’15, Oxford, Wisconsin.

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