Archive for May, 2010

Symphony Presents Season Finale “Midsommarvaka” Saturday

The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, with the assistance of the Gustavus Choir and concerto competition winners Abbie Johnson, piccolo and Scott Simpkins, bass trombone, present the department's season finale with a performance in Christ Chapel on Saturday, May 29. This performance, conducted by Gregory Aune, is part of the College's Commencement Weekend festivities and begins at 8:00 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

Recital Season Ends with Flourish at Gustavus

The second weekend in May proved to be a big one for the Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College as a series of six student recitals and one orchestra concert filled the weekend and Björling Recital Hall with music. Included in the schedule was the final performance of the Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra and recitals by vocalists Benjamin Mordecai, Larissa Bregenzer, Kathryn Casey, Zachary Coles, Alyssa Hansen and clarinetist Elliott Crouch.

Time to Soar: The Gustavus Dance Company in Concert

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to present Time to Soar: The Gustavus Dance Company in Concert. This dance concert, directed by Michele Rusinko and Melissa Rolnick, features an exhilarating and diverse range of faculty, student and guest choreographed pieces. Performances will be held in Anderson Theatre May 14 and 15 at 8:00 p.m. and May 16 at 2:00 p.m.

Gustavus Brassworks! Concert Set for Sunday

The Department of Music at Gustavus presents its annual Brassworks! concert on Sunday, May 9, beginning at 3:30 p.m. in Björling Recital Hall. This event includes performances by the Gustavus Trombone Choir, the Gustavus Brass Choir, the Horn Quartet, the Gustavus Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble and the Christ Chapel Brass. The concert is free and open to the public.

Lucia Singers Mothers’ Day Concert Sunday

The Lucia Singers under the direction of Patricia Snapp will present its annual Mothers' Day concert on Sunday, May 9, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel. The performance is free and open to the public.

Tibbetts, Bouma, Hallilovic & Simpkins Student Recitals This Weekend

A quartet of student recitals featuring piano, voice and bass trombone are on the schedule for another busy weekend of senior recitals at Gustavus Adolphus College. Ashley Tibbetts, piano and mezzo soprano, Kirsten Bouma, mezzo soprano, and Azra Halilovic, piano and soprano fill Saturday's calendar. Scott Simpkins, bass trombone, concludes the weekend with a recital on Sunday evening. The four senior recitals are free and open to the public.

Senior Exhibition Opens in Hillstrom Museum

The Hillstrom Museum of Art presents Atypical 9 to 5 Senior Exhibition 2010, on view from May 1 through May 30, 2010.