Archive for September, 2012

“Come Colorful See” Nobel Concert Tuesday

"Come Colorful See," the Nobel Conference 48 Concert, will be presented in Christ Chapel on Tuesday, October 2 at 8:15 p.m. and features the work of pianist Yumiko Oshima-Ryan, images by Dave Ryan, the poetry of Joyce Sutphen and dance choreographed and danced by Jane Chung '13, with choreographic mentorship from Melissa Rolnick. The performance includes music, word, visual images and dance connecting the evening's performance to the theme of Nobel Conference 48, "Our Global Ocean." Admission to the concert is free and open to the public.

Knoepfel Faculty Viola Recital Sunday

The Department of Music at Gustavus is pleased to present a faculty viola recital on Sunday, September 30 at 1:30 p.m. by Justin Knoepfel in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. Knoepfel will be accompanied by pianist Beth Winterfeldt and joined on stage by Minnesota Orchestra violinist Peter McGuire. The performance is free and open to the public.

Renee Guittar ’12 to Perform at Patrick’s Cabaret in Minneapolis

Dancer and Choreographer Renee Guittar '12, will be performing a reprise of the solo "Excess" at Patrick's Cabaret (3010 Minnehaha Avenue South) in Minneapolis on October 5 and 6. Patrick's entire schedule of performances is available on-line at

Artist Kristen Lowe Featured by Twin Cities Public Television

Kristen Lowe, Assistant Professor of Art and Art History at Gustavus Adolphus College, was recently featured on MN Original, Twin Cities Public Television’s award-winning weekly arts series celebrating Minnesota’s creative community, across all disciplines and all cultures.

Minnesota State University Piano Trio Opens Gustavus Music Season

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College is please to open its 2012-13 performance season with a trio of performers from its sister institution, Minnesota State University in Mankato. The trio of violinist Lydia Miller, 'cellist Joseph Rodgers and pianist David Viscoli will present this public concert in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus. This performance begins at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, September 24 and is free and open to the public.

Gustavus Theatre & Dance Celebrates Dance Anniversary Season

The Department of Theatre & Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce its 2012-2013 performance season. As the college concludes its Sesquicentennial celebration, the Department of Theatre & Dance begins its celebration of 25 years of the Gustavus Dance Company. This silver anniversary includes performances by students, faculty, alumni and guest artists in the spring dance concert as well as a special performance by the Ragamala Dance Company in March 2013. The selections of these works for performance reflect the department's ongoing commitment to teach performance as a vital means of working for social justice and personal transformation.

“Same Old” Summer Turns Out to be Anything But for Flutist Antonio Herbert ‘13

If Antonio Herbert ’13 of Kissimee, Florida, ever wondered if his decision to attend Gustavus en route to a professional music career was the right one, the summer of 2012 affirmed his decision. And Herbert, principal flutist in both the Gustavus Wind and Symphony Orchestras, found out that is really does matter who you know. His planned summer of work on campus and practice whenever time allowed very quickly changed, much to his benefit.