Archive for March, 2007

Piano and Clarinet Recitals Scheduled at Gustavus

Student recitals by clarinetist Rachel Braband and pianists Beth Stauffer and Phil Sowden are set for March 23 and 24 at Gustavus Adolphus College's Jussi Björling Recital Hall. Braband's recital begins at 7:30, Friday, March 23 and the Stauffer and Sowden joint recital begins at 3:30 on Saturday, March 24. Both events are free and open to the public.

Gustavus Symphony Orchestra to Perform Sunday

The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra and conductor Warren Friesen will present its annual spring concert Sunday, March 18, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. Featured on this concert are solo performances by Violist Katie Mason and Trombonist Sarah Demke.

Horn and Percussion Recitals Scheduled for Music at Gustavus

Mankato and New Ulm area students Lindsay Schultz and Justin Schramm will be featured in solo student recitals in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus this weekend. Schultz, a Good Thunder native and horn player, will present her senior recital Saturday, March 17 at 1:30 p.m. Schramm, a native of Milwaukee and former student at Martin Luther College, follows with his senior percussion recital at 7:30 p.m.

Pianist Esther Wang to Present J. Mark Scearce’s "The 99 Beautiful Names of God"

Gustavus pianist Esther Wang will present a faculty piano recital Sunday, March 11, featuring the 2004 composition by J. Mark Scearce titled The 99 Beautiful Names of God. Wang's recital will be performed in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus in St. Peter beginning at 3:30 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public.

Gustavus Presents Spring Dance Concert, To Touch, To Move, To Inspire

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to present the Gustavus Dance Company's 2007 Spring Dance Concert: To Touch, To Move, To Inspire. In a show of athleticism, striking imagery, and surprising humor, the concert is a celebration of the art of dance that is not to be missed. Performances will be presented in Anderson Theatre, March 9 and 10 at 8 pm and March 11 at 2 pm.