Archive for April, 2014

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Violist Dempsey Schroeder Senior Recital Saturday

Senior music performance major Dempsey Schroeder will present his senior viola recital on the Jussi Björling Recital Hall stage on Saturday, April 26 at 3:30 p.m. For this performance, Dempsey will be accompanied by pianist Ben Marti. The recital is free and open to the public. Dempsey Schroeder is a senior viola performance major from […]

Landreville & Afful to Present Joint Student Recital

The Department of Music at Gustavus is pleased to present the joint junior recital of oboist Anthony Afful and bassoonist Katie Landreville on Saturday, April 26, at 1:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus. Landreville and Afful will be accompanied by pianist Ben Marti and joined, for the final work on […]

Gustavus Choir to Sing at VocalEssence Season Finale

On Sunday, April 27 at 3 p.m., the 130-voice VocalEssence Chorus will perform alongside the Gustavus Choir, at Bethel University’s Benson Great Hall in Tchaikovsky for Voices. Minnesota Public Radio’s classical music expert John Birge will host a pre-concert conversation about the renowned Russian composer. The soul-stirring Tchaikovsky for Voices will be the final concert of […]

Gustavus Jazz to Present Home Concert

The Gustavus Jazz Lab Band, the top touring jazz ensemble from Gustavus Adolphus College and one of the Midwest’s finest collegiate jazz ensembles, and Director Steve Wright, well-known Minnesota jazz trumpet player and composer, will present its Home Concert in Björling Recital Hall on Saturday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. The performance follows a very […]

Ouradnik Junior Organ Recital Sunday

The Department of Music is pleased to present the junior organ recital of Tony Ouradnik in Christ Chapel on Sunday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m. Tony is a junior music performance major from Bismarck, North Dakota and studies organ at Gustavus with Dr. Chad Winterfeldt. He will be assisted in this recital by organist Emily […]

Madeline Cacciatore Set for Senior Voice Recital Sunday

On Sunday, April 13 at 3:30 p.m. in Björling Recital Hall, music education major and Björling Scholar Madeline Cacciatore will fill the recital hall with music as she presents her senior voice recital accompanied by Michael Asmus on harpsichord and piano. Madeline’s recital is free and open to the public. Her choices of music for […]

Gabriel Hanson Senior Voice Recital Saturday

Gustavus Choir and G Sharp member Gabriel Hanson, who double majors in vocal performance with honors and psychology, will perform his senior voice recital on April 12 in Björling Recital Hall at 3:30 p.m. The recital is free and open to the public. A large repertoire will be presented in the recital, from Italian, French […]

Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra Concert Saturday

Under the direction of Dr. Justin Knoepfel, the Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra will present its spring concert in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on Saturday, April 12. The concert, which includes 3 works for string ensemble composed in the 20th century, will begin at 1:30 p.m. It will be presented free and open to the public. Saturday’s […]

David Lim Organ Recital Friday

The Department of Music is pleased to present a junior organ recital by David Lim of New Prague. David will present his recital in Christ Chapel on Friday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. This recital is free and open to the public. For this recital, David has selected a program that includes a variety of […]

Karin Dye ’16 Takes Her Passion for Music Abroad

Sophomore Karin Dye is Principal Viola of the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, a member of the Gustavus Ringers, violist for the Corda String Quartet, and fiddler in a bluegrass band on campus called Vintage Prairie Dirt. Dye’s passion for music led her to pursue an independent study opportunity this past January in the Dominican Republic, which […]