Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs Sunday

The Ripon College Symphonic Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Professor of Music Kurt Dietrich, will perform its spring concert at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, April 19. The concert will be in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

The program will consist of a wide variety of wind band literature, including “Canzona Bergamasca,” by Baroque composer Samuel Scheidt; Richard Wagner’s well-known funeral music, “Trauersinfonie”; a transcription of Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Russian Easter Overture”; “Walking Tune,” by Percy Grainger; and a classic march by Henry Fillmore, “The Klaxon.”

The second half of the program will feature two outstanding contemporary works, “Dusk,” by Steven Bryant; and Frank Ticheli’s major work “Angels in the Architecture.” The latter will feature Adjunct Instructor of Music Joyce Andrews, soprano, singing the Shaker tune that is at the heart of Ticheli’s work.

Members of the ensemble include:

Flute/piccolo: Leah Blazkovec ’18 of Algoma, Wisconsin; Maggie Breen-Lyles ’16 of Green Bay, Wisconsin; Zach Conners ’15 of Hollendale, Wisconsin; Veronica DeLisle ’17 of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts; Sierra Elsbury ’18 of Adell, Wisconsin; Naomi Ferrel ’17 of Columbus, Wisconsin.

Oboe: Anna “Noah” Debruyn ’17 of Green Bay, Wisconsin; Courtney Olson ’18 of New London, Wisconsin.

Bassoon: Gabrielle Goral ’18 of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin; Sandy Polcyn of Ripon, Wisconsin.

Clarinet: Janet Breza of Berlin, Wisconsin; Mitchell Eithun ’17 of New London, Wisconsin; Dan Erickson ’13 of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin; Lillian Lenk ’18 of Amery, Wisconsin; Sophia Marchiando ’17 of Onalaska, Wisconsin; Julie Waldvogel-Leitner ’02 of Ripon, Wisconsin; Ben Wozniczka ’18 of New London, Wisconsin.

Bass clarinet: Alyssa Paulsen ’10 of Ripon, Wisconsin.

Alto saxophone: Alexandra Patza ’15 of Shiocton, Wisconsin; Jacob Tazelaar ’17 of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.

Tenor saxophone: Brenna Montgomery ’17 of Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin.

Baritone saxophone: Brooke Olson ’16 of New London, Wisconsin.

Trumpet: Robert Booty of Oshkosh, Wisconsin; Ben Ermatinger ’18 of Ripon, Wisconsin; David Garcia of Ripon, Wisconsin; Efrain Garza ’18 of Denmark, Wisconsin; Steven Lanphier ’17 of Waterloo, Wisconsin; Angela Pamperin ’17 of West Bend, Wisconsin; Megan Pieper ’18 of Eagle, Wisconsin; Joshua Schubring ’18 of Franklin, Wisconsin.

Horn: Caroline Kordes ’15 of Marengo, Illinois; Karlyn Schumacher ’15 of River Falls, Wisconsin; Jonathan Simpson, a student at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville; Rachel Steiner ’17 of Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Trombone: Kathryn Bruhns ’16 of Oak Park, Illinois; Jeremiah Hargis ’15 of Elgin, Illinois; Lucas Henningsen ’15 of Rice Lake, Wisconsin; Mike Lainberger ’18 of Markesan, Wisconsin; Sam Olson of Berlin, Wisconsin; Trish Walheim of Ripon, Wisconsin; James Saager ’18 of Lodi, Wisconsin.

Euphonium: Peter Crowell ’15 of Chicago, Illinois; Ben Vorpahl ’17 of Portage, Wisconsin.

Tuba: Thomas Farvour of Ripon, Wisconsin; Austin Krenz of Berlin, Wisconsin.

String bass: Bruce King ’15 of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

Percussion: Christian Calkins ’17 of Gloucester, Virginia; Jim Davis, Green Lake, Wisconsin; Adam Hardt of Appleton, Wisconsin; Ben Paulson ’15 of Ripon, Wisconsin; Quincy Radloff ’17 of Waterloo, Wisconsin; Ben Ruetten ’07 of Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Celesta: Maria Dietrich of Ripon, Wisconsin, adjunct instructor of music.


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