The annual combined brass ensembles BRASSWORKS! concert will be presented by the Department of Music at Gustavus on Sunday, May 19, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in Björling Recital Hall. Sunday's performance will include selections by the Christ Chapel Brass, the Trombone Choir, the Trumpet Ensemble, the One Hit Wonder Horn Quartet, the Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble and the Fanfare Brass and Percussion. This performance is open to the public at no charge.
The Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra and Conductor Justin Knoepfel will present their spring concert in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on Saturday, May 18 beginning at 1:30 p.m. This performance will feature the talents of the members of the ensemble along with guest harpist, Phala Tracy, adjunct instructor of music at Gustavus and the MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis. This performance is free and open to the public.
The combined handbell choirs of Christ Chapel and the Department of Music will present a spring concert in Christ Chapel on Friday, May 17, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Under the direction of Chad Winterfeldt, the Christ Chapel Bells and the Christ Chapel Ringers, along with two smaller ensembles, will join to present this concert. The performance is free and open to the public.
The Music Department at Gustavus Adolphus College presents Tim Grev in his senior trumpet recital on Sunday, May 19, at 3:30 p.m. in Bjorling Recital Hall. He will be accompanied by pianist Bonnie Jorgensen and assisted by members of the Trumpet Quartet and the Christ Chapel Brass. The public is invited to this recital.
(Story by Megan Maricle-Roberts ’14) The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College presents junior violist Dempsey Schroeder in recital on Saturday, May 18, accompanied by pianist Ben Marti. The recital will be presented in Björling Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. and is open to the public. Dempsey is a junior music major from Pennock, [...]
The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College presents the combined Lucia Singers and St. Ansgar’s Chorus in concert on Thursday evening, May 16, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel. Led by Dr. Brandon Dean, the two ensembles will be accompanied by pianists Michael Asmus and Beth Winterfeldt. This concert is free and open [...]
For fifty years, the Choir of Christ Chapel has been at the center of faith exploration and music expression in Christ Chapel on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. In addition to providing special music and serving to promote the mission of Christ Chapel and the College, the Choir has toured annually throughout the U.S. to connect students and congregations alike with the rich musical heritage of the Lutheran Church. After returning from this spring's concert tour, the Choir of Christ Chapel, under the direction of Dr. Brandon Dean, will present its Home Concert in Christ Chapel on Wednesday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m. The Choir will be accompanied by pianist Bonnie Jorgensen and violinist Taylor Frey. Admission to the concert is free, tickets are not required.
For the final major performance by the Gustavus Choir for the 2012-13 season, Conductor Gregory Aune will enlist the support of a 15-member chamber orchestra of faculty, students and friends. The chamber ensemble, along with the members of the Gustavus Choir, will present the Choir's Spring Concert on Sunday, May 12 at 3:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel. The performance is free and open to the public.
Juniors Leah Rodmyre, piano and Gabriel Hanson, bass/baritone, will combine talents to present a joint junior recital on Saturday, May 11 at 1:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. Ms. Rodmyre will do double duty as piano soloist and as accompanist for Mr. Hanson. This junior voice and piano recital is free and open to [...]
The Gustavus Department of Music is pleased to present mezzo-soprano Madeline Cacciatore and trumpet Dan Leifermann in their junior recital, Sunday, May 12, at 12:30 p.m. They are accompanied by pianists Michael Asmus and Julie Sweet. The recital will be presented in Björling Recital Hall at 12:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public.