Ripon College Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo to perform Nov. 3

The Ripon College Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will perform Friday, Nov. 3. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

Selections will include “Dancing Sunlight,” by Christine Jensen’ “Stolen Moments,” by Oliver Nelson, arranged by Paul Jennings; “Black and Cardinal,” by Joe Clark; “Chant,” by Bob Mintzer; “Caravan,” by Juan Tizol; and “What Did You Say?”, by James Miley.

Jazz Combo will perform “Blue Train,” by John Coltrane; and “The Preacher,” by Horace Silver.

The director is Paul Dietrich, adjunct instructor of music.

Members of the ensembles, which include both students and community members, include:

  • Woodwinds: Ben Cabala ’24, Madison, Wisconsin, alto saxophone, flute; Henry Getz, alto saxophone; Geoff Guevara-Geer ’92, Ripon, Wisconsin, a member of the faculty, tenor saxophone; Nadia Konesko ’27, Union Grove, Wisconsin, tenor saxophone, clarinet; Alec Marcinkevic ’26, East Troy, Wisconsin, alto saxophone; Brennan Martin, tenor saxophone; Grace McCrery ’26, Marion, Ohio, clarinet; Angela Mosconi ’26, Gillett, Wisconsin, clarinet, guitar; Caroline Reabe, alto saxophone; Megan Steffes ’24, Sherwood, Wisconsin, baritone saxophone; Chloe Studinski ’27, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, clarinet; Morgan Sullivan ’25, Kimberly, Wisconsin, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone.
  • Trombones: Casey Getz; Evan Jensen ’24, Janesville, Wisconsin, bass trombone, tuba, bassoon; Haileey Pick ’25, Kingwood, Texas; Ty Rondestvedt ’25, Altoona, Wisconsin.
  • Trumpets: Grace Blakeslee ’26, Green Bay, Wisconsin; Danielle Boerson; Ginny Pollock; Ruth Roltgen ’25, Brandon, Wisconsin.
  • Rhythm Section: Erik Dietrich, Ripon, Wisconsin, a member of the College staff, bass; Ben Paulson, drum set; Steve Yeomans, piano; Peter Lowenstein ’25, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, guitar.

(Photo: Paul Dietrich)

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