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Ensemble Performances Fill Gustavus Weekend

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College hosts three performances by student ensembles this weekend beginning with the Philharmonic Orchestra, Friday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. On Sunday, November 15, the Gustavus Percussion Ensemble performs at 1:30 p.m. followed by a Woodwind Chamber concert at 3:30 p.m. All three concerts will be presented in Bjorling Recital Hall and are open to the public at no charge.

David Mann Composition & Saxophone Recital Saturday

David Mann, senior music major with honors in theory/composition, will present his senior recital Saturday, November 14, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus. He is assisted by Beth Winterfeldt, piano, the Gustavus Saxophone Quartet and Bethany Mann, trombone.

Gustavus Choreographers’ Gallery Features Student Work

The 2009 Choreographer’s Gallery: New Horizons, directed by Melissa Rolnick, features eleven talented student choreographers and over forty Gustavus dancers. Performances are scheduled in Anderson Theatre November 19, 20, and 21 at 8:00 p.m. and November 22 at 2:00 p.m.

Gustavus Symphony Performs “Reformation” Symphony Sunday

The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of conductor Gregory Aune, will feature Felix Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5, the "Reformation" Symphony, on Sunday, November 8, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.

Furniture Designer/Sculptor Dean Wilson Exhibition at Gustavus

Works by furniture designer and sculptor and Gustavus alumnus, Dean Wilson, will be on display in Schaefer Gallery in the Department of Art/Art History beginning Thursday, November 5 - November 30. An opening reception on November 5 will be preceded by the artist's lecture/discussion in the Fine Arts Lecture Hall at 4:30 p.m. Schaefer Gallery and the lecture are free and open to the public.

Organist Buendorf Returns for Christ Chapel Recital

Organist Timothy Buendorf, Gustavus class of 1988, returns to Christ Chapel on Friday, October 30 for for a recital that begins at 7:30 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public.

Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Lecture Sunday at Gustavus

The Hillstrom Museum of Art presents a public lecture by Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Curator of Northern Baroque Art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, free and open to the public, Sunday, November 1, 3:30 p.m., in Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall of Science, Gustavus Adolphus College.

USAF’s New Horizons in Concert at Gustavus

New Horizons, the clarinet quintet from the United States Air Force Heartland of America Band, will present a performance on Wednesday, October 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Interpretive Center of the Linnaeus Arboretum.

Bassist Barry Green in Residency at Gustavus

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College brings Bassist and Educator Barry Green to campus in residency, Monday, October 19. The author of "The Inner Game of Music" and "The Mastery of Music" will give a Presentation and Master Class, open to the public, at 7:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. Tickets are not required.

Far Away, Seven Jewish Children, and Seven Palestinian Children begin Theatre Season at Gustavus Adolphus College

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College opens the 2009-10 Anderson Theatre season with a short compilation of three spell-binding plays: Caryl Churchill’s Far Away and Seven Jewish Children, and Deb Margolin’s Seven Palestinian Children. Directed by Amy Seham, performances will be held October 30 and 31 and November 5 and 6 at 8:00 p.m., with matinee performances on November 1 and 7 at 2:00 p.m.