Archive for 2013

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duoARtia Pianists Astolfi & Roadfeldt at Gustavus

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Music is pleased to host duoARtia in concert as part of their 2013 fall tour. Pianists Jeri-Mae Astolfi and Holly Roadfeldt, both avid supporters of contemporary music, will perform in a duo-piano recital on Saturday, November 16 at 1:30 p.m. in Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus. Admission is free and open to all

Erik Bloomquist Senior Piano Recital Sunday

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College proudly presents Erik Blomquist in his senior piano recital. The recital, which is free and available for the public, will take place on Sunday, November 17, at 3:30 p.m. in Bjorling Recital Hall

Gustavus Symphony Fall Concert Benefit for Starfish Project

The Gustavus campus will be delighted once again by the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra’s fall concert. The orchestra, conducted by Ruth Lin, will present its concert on Sunday, November 10 at 1:30 p.m. in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall. The concert includes guest performances by trumpet professor Steve Wright and first-year horn student Bailey Hilgren. Admission to the concert is free but donations will be encouraged for the non-profit Starfish Project.

Gustavus Honor Band Opens 25th Season

The Gustavus Honor Band, featuring more than 100 selected high school students from around the region, opened Sunday, November 3 on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. Rehearsals, clinics and sectionals began as soon as the student musicians had an opportunity to get to know each other. The annual event, now in its 25th year, runs […]

Gustavus Honor Band To Celebrate 25 Years

The Gustavus Honor Band Festival and Concert will celebrate its 25th anniversary on November 3 and 4. The band, 100 high school students from 47 high schools in Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin and conducted by Douglas Nimmo, will present the festival concert on Monday, November 4, at 7:00 p.m. in Christ Chapel on the […]

Anderson Theatre Presents Trojan Barbie

The Theatre and Dance Department at Gustavus Adolphus College is proud to present Trojan Barbie by Christine Evans, an award-winning play that thrusts a 21st century heroine into a prisoner-of-war camp alongside famous characters from Greek playwright Euripedes' Trojan Women, such as Hecuba and Cassandra. Directed by Amy Seham, Trojan Barbie will be performed in the Anderson Theatre on October 31, and November 1-2 at 8 p.m., with a matinee performance on November 3 at 2 p.m.

Zorongo Flemenco Dance Theatre to Perform at Gustavus

The Zorongo Flemenco Dance Theatre will present its show Sol y Luna at Gustavus Adolphus College at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 in Alumni Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Celebrate the exotic and sultry ambiance of the early 1900s in Spain known as “Café Cantante,” when flamenco dancers, musicians, and […]

Winterfeldt Organ Recital November 2

On November 2, Organist Chad Winterfeldt will play the organ for a majestic and spiritual fall recital. Winterfeldt, an instructor of organ at Gustavus Adolphus College, will present his faculty recital which will be comprised of music by Olivier Messiaen and Johann Sebastian Bach. The performance will take place on Saturday, November 2 in Christ […]

Gustavus OcTUBAfest Celebrates the Lows

For years, the Gustavus Department of Music has known how to get low, really low. On Friday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m., the department will once again prove that it can get down as it celebrates its low brass program with an annual recital that’s come to be known as OcTUBAfest. The performance, open to […]

Hillstrom Museum of Art Presents Concurrent Exhibitions

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College is currently showing three concurrent exhibitions, Associated American Artists: Art by Subscription, Recent Acquisitions and Debuts of the Hillstrom Museum of Art, and String Theory and the Superconducting Super Collider Series: Paintings by Lucinda Mason. All three exhibitions open through November 10, 2013.