Archive for February, 2006

Season of Recitals Begins at Gustavus Adolphus College

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College announces a series of four student recitals in Björling Recital Hall on March 4 and 5. The weekend schedule includes a variety of recitals including flute, piano and voice. The four recitals are free and open to the public.

Gustavus Artist Series Finale Concert Features Renowned Pianist Teresa Walters

The Gustavus Artist Series presents its season finale concert Friday with a solo performance by piano virtuoso Teresa Walters. This March 3 recital begins at 8:00 p.m. in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. Tickets are available at the Gustavus Ticket Center (507-933-7590) or at the door before the concert.

Gustavus Artist Series Hosts American Horn Quartet in Concert

The Gustavus Artist Series continues its 2006 season with a performance by the acclaimed American Horn Quartet, Friday, February 24, beginning at 8:00 p.m. in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall. Recognized as one of, if not the, finest horn quartets in the world, the American Horn Quartet will be in residency at Gustavus Adolphus College from February 22 - 25 and will present a clinic and the concert on February 24. Tickets are on sale at the Gustavus Ticket Center, 507-933-7590, and at the door.

Gustavus Hosts Minnesota Saxophone Quartet

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Music presents a guest artist recital by the Minnesota Saxophone Quartet, Sunday, February 26. The Quartet, including Gustavus alumnus John Engebretson, will present this concert beginning at 3:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus. This guest artist performance is free and open to the public.

Bat Boy, The Musical, opens February 17 at Gustavus

Based on a super-market tabloid premise of the discovery of a "Half-boy, Half-bat", Bat Boy, The Musical comes to Anderson Theatre on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus on February 17. This 2001 pop-rock musical written by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming, with music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe, is directed by Amy Seham and runs February 17 - 26 in Anderson Theatre on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus.

Home Concerts To Fill Christ Chapel With Music Saturday

Returning to campus after concert tours that spanned central Europe and the Midwest, the Gustavus Wind Orchestra and Gustavus Choir will present their annual Home Concerts in Christ Chapel on Saturday, February 11. The Wind Orchestra, under the direction of Douglas Nimmo, opens the afternoon with its concert at 3:00 p.m. The Gustavus Choir and conductor Gregory Aune complete the day with a concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.

Guest Artists Begin New Season At Gustavus

A busy spring semester in the arts at Gustavus Adolphus College begins this weekend with a performance by guest artists Regina Mushabac and Nancy Paddleford. The 'cello and piano recital begins at 7:30 p.m., Friday, February 10 at Jussi Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus. The performance is free and open to the public.