In a socially distanced version of Ripon School’s Chamber Music at Ripon collection, this spring will function digital recitals by educating artists already on the Ripon School campus.
The performances can be recorded in Demmer Recital Corridor of the C.J. Rodman Middle for the Arts. As a result of the corridor stays closed to reside audiences this semester, recitals can be streamed at www.ripon.edu/live-events in order that campus and neighborhood alike can nonetheless have interaction with this creative custom.
The primary recital will happen Sunday, Feb. 28 at 3:15 p.m. and have organist and adjunct teacher of music Andrew Schaeffer. This system contains picks from “St. Matthew Ardour” and Fugue in G Main “Gigue” (BWV 577), by Johann Sebastian Bach; “Partita: Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend” and “Capriccio in D Main,” by Georg Böhm; “Tre Tonestykker,” by Niels Gade; “Three Jazz-Präludien für Orgel,” by Johannes Matthias-Michel; “5 Dances for Organ,” by Calvin Hampton; and Symphony No. 5 in F Main, by Charles-Marie Widor.
The recital will function each Demmer’s Bedient organ and the faculty’s portativ organ constructed by Bruce Case.
Soprano Erin Bryan, assistant professor of music, will be part of Schaeffer on Bach’s “Wie wohl mein Herz in Tränen schwimmt, … Ich will dir mein Herze schenken.”
A Chicago native, Schaeffer is the director of music and organist at Luther Memorial Church in Madison. He holds a bachelor of church music diploma from St. Olaf School, a grasp of music diploma from Yale College and a health care provider of musical arts diploma from the College of Oklahoma.
Schaeffer is also editor-at-large of The Diapason, one of many oldest and largest American journals dedicated to organ, harpsichord and church music. He has carried out all through america and can be a featured performer at each the 2021 and 2022 nationwide conventions of the Organ Historic Society.
Upcoming recitals for this semester are:
- Sunday, March 21, 3:15 p.m. — Jonathan Kim, adjunct teacher of music, on baritone; and Deb Mackenzie, adjunct teacher of music, on piano
- Sunday, April 11, 3:15 p.m. — Jessica Jensen, adjunct teacher of music, on trumpet; and Mackenzie, on piano
- Sunday, April 18, 3:15 p.m. — Todd Truesdale, adjunct teacher of music, on percussion.